Sameir A Alhadi

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In recent years, cases of severe adverse effects from recreational use of synthetic cannabinoids (SC) have established that these agents represent a novel toxicologic hazard. A 21-year-old male presenting as a vehicular trauma victim was noted with diffuse pulmonary infiltrates related to chronic inhalation of multiple synthetic cannabinoid-containing(More)
We report a case of a man injured in Yosemite National Park (YNP) whose use of technology and refusal of medical care, based on his Christian Science religious beliefs, created multiple challenges to the providers working to rescue and care for him. This case illustrates how our increasingly diverse and complex world requires flexibility and openness to(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES Hematuria by urine dipstick with absent red blood cells (RBCs) on microscopy is indicative of rhabdomyolysis. We determined the sensitivity of this classic urinalysis (UA) finding in the diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis. METHODS We conducted a retrospective electronic medical record review of patients with a primary or secondary diagnosis of(More)
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