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Rheumatic Heart Disease.

Gross pathology of rheumatic heart disease. Left ventricle has been cut open to display characteristic severe thickening of mitral valve, thickened chordae tendineae, and hypertrophied left ventricular myocardium. Autopsy.  
Public Health Information Library
over 9 years ago
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Focus On: Emergency Ultrasound For Deep Vein Thrombosis

Ultrasound is a sensitive and specific tool for the assessment of patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of lower extremity DVT.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
over 9 years ago
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Focus On: Thrombolytic Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Initial management of the stroke patient in the emergency department requires prompt evaluation and stabilization.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
over 9 years ago
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Focus On: Ultrasound-Guided Central Venous Access of the Internal Jugular Vein

Central venous cannulation (CVC) is an important procedure in the practice of emergency medicine.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
over 9 years ago
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Focus On: Atrial Fibrillation - Rhythm Control Options in the Emergency Department

Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice. It is characterized by an irregular narrow complex rhythm, with an atrial rate of approximately 400-700 beats per minute and a ventricular rate of 100-180 beats per minute.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
over 9 years ago
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Focus On: Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism

With approximately 600,000 cases and 50,000 deaths per year, this condition challenges emergency physicians to be diligent in their patient evaluation and knowledgeable in their interpretation of nonspecific tests.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
over 9 years ago
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Brain Attack--Controversies in acute stroke management

<p>Treating acute stroke beyond the 3 hour window.</p <p>A discussion of the history of thrombolytics in acute stroke, current literature and an interview with Providence Stroke Center director Dr. Ted Lowenkopf.</p>  
Rob Orman, MD
over 9 years ago
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That peripheral IV can kill you: Suppurative Thrombophlebitis

<p>All the recent emphasis on venous catheter infections has been on central lines. &nbsp; Those peripheral IVs are also dangerous. &nbsp;</p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Some Swan Stuff

<p>A brief discussion regarding some of the commonly used values obtained from a pulmonary artery catheter.&nbsp; </p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Therapeutic Hypothermia following Cardiac Arrest

Therapeutic Hypothermia following cardiac arrest has been demonstrated to improve outcomes.&nbsp; Starting Jan 1, 2009 Ney York City EMS will dorect patients to those hospitals&nbsp;able to delivery such care.&nbsp;  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Myocardial Infarction: PCI and medications

This is the second installment of this topic. In this episode we talk about the role of angioplasty and role of various medications in the treatment of the patient having an MI.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Myocardial Infarction: Diagnosis and Thrombolytics

Myocardial Infaction (Part 1): This episode will discuss the diagnosis of MI, STEMI, and non-STEMI.&nbsp; We then discuss the indications and types of thrombolytic agents.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

A discussion of the physiology and presentation of abdominal compartment syndrome.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Extremity Compartment Syndrome

<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="3">A limb-threatening complication that might be overlooked by the inexperienced provider. </font></p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is a common problem in ICU patients, but it is a problem with many potential causes, and not always a well defined treatment.&nbsp;  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 9 years ago
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Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia

Topics This afternoon, I&#8217;l be discussing the obstetrical problems of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. Hypertensive Issues During Pregnancy&#8230; View Text Here Free Links: OBGYN-10 OBGYN-101 Gray Haired Note Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia, in the Global Library of Women&#8217;s Medicin Chronic Hypertension in Pregnancy, in the Global Library of Women&#8217;s Medicin Brookside Associates Medical Education Division  
Mike Hughey, MD
over 9 years ago
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Podcast: Arterial blood gases

From wikipedia: &#8220;An arterial blood gas (ABG) is a blood test that is primarily performed using blood from an artery. It involves puncturing an artery with a thin needle and syringe and drawing a small volume of blood. The most common puncture site is the radial artery at the wrist, but sometimes the femoral artery [...]  
Medical Educator
over 9 years ago
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Evaluation of Murmur

This podcast addresses the evaluation of heart murmurs in children. The clinical features that distinguish an innocent murmur from a pathologic murmur are discussed. Common innocent and pathologic murmurs are addressed and audio examples are provided. Lastly, some suggestions are offered for explaining innocent murmurs to parents. This podcast was written by Dr. Andrew Mackie, a pediatric cardiologist at the Stollery Children's Hospital. Dr. Mackie is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.<br/>  
Pedscases.Com
over 9 years ago
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Kawasaki Disease

This podcast addresses the diagnosis and management of Kawasaki disease. It was written by Chris Gerdung and reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Chris is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
over 9 years ago
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ASHRounds10 | Case-based discussion on Multiple Myeloma with Edward A Stadtmauer, MD and David H Vesole, MD, PhD

ResearchToPractice.com/ASHRounds10 – Case-based discussion on Multiple Myeloma with Edward A Stadtmauer, MD and David H Vesole, MD, PhD moderated by Neil Love, MD. Produced by Research To Practice.  
Dr Neil Love
over 9 years ago