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Do dressings prevent infection of closed primary wounds after surgery?

There is insufficient evidence to know whether dressings reduce the risk of surgical site infection in closed primary surgical wounds  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Running Retraining to Treat Lower Limb Injuries

Could running retraining interventions help to treat running-related lower limb injuries?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Classically, some therapies for headaches are thought to be effective in only certain classifications of headaches, such as triptans in migraines, or oxygen in cluster headaches. This is not necessarily true.  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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Quick Rupture of Membranes and Miscarriage Tests on Horizon

Potentially practice-changing tests could provide immediate and definitive diagnoses of premature rupture of membranes or miscarriage. The developer is in talks to bring them to market.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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The Trauma Professional's Blog provides information on injury-related topics to trauma professionals. It is written by Michael McGonigal MD, the Director of Trauma Services at Regions Hospital in St....  
regionstraumapro.com
over 3 years ago
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NHS spend on private ambulances trebles in four years - BBC News

NHS England spending on private ambulances for 999 calls trebles to £68m in four years, data gathered by the BBC shows.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Tennis Elbow Tutorial

Tennis elbow causes pain in the bony bump on the outer part of the elbow. Learn about the possible causes and what you can do to prevent it.  
youtube.com
over 3 years ago
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An unusual finger injury

A 39 year old female farmer with no medical history presented to the emergency department with a painless swelling over her right index finger. The problem started two weeks earlier after she had been bitten by a lamb. After the injury the finger appeared “bruised.” This bruising continued and a swelling gradually developed. She reported no pain, changes in sensation, or reduced range of movement.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Do dressings prevent infection of closed primary wounds after surgery?

There is insufficient evidence to know whether dressings reduce the risk of surgical site infection in closed primary surgical wounds  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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An unusual finger injury

A 39 year old female farmer with no medical history presented to the emergency department with a painless swelling over her right index finger. The problem started two weeks earlier after she had been bitten by a lamb. After the injury the finger appeared “bruised.” This bruising continued and a swelling gradually developed. She reported no pain, changes in sensation, or reduced range of movement.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

The ATS conference was last week in San Francisco and a few cool articles were presented. They are briefly summarized below:  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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Injury Prevention Emphasized at Sports Medicine Meeting

Risks related to exercise will figure prominently at the upcoming meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, but so will the benefits of exercise.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Guidelines May Help Prevent Re-Injury After Knee Surgery

After knee surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), people are at high risk of repeat injury to the same structure, but simple screening tests before going back to sports can reduce this risk, according to a Norwegian study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Abdominal Compartment Syndrome: When Should It Be On Your Differential? - emdocs

Abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) has come to the forefront of emergency medicine, critical care, and resuscitation literature. Why does this condition occur, how is it diagnosed, and what can you do if you suspect ACS? This post provides a comprehensive review of ACS.  
emdocs.net
over 3 years ago
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Learning To Speak Resuscitese |

In the resus room, clarity of communication between team members is critical to patient safety and effective resuscitation. We are used to following standardised clinical algorithms for cardiac arrests and many other emergency presentations, but there is no standardisation of vocabulary or communication style. Communication failures are a major source of error in resuscitation, suggesting this is an area in which we need to improve.  
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over 3 years ago
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The Trauma Professional's Blog provides information on injury-related topics to trauma professionals. It is written by Michael McGonigal MD, the Director of Trauma Services at Regions Hospital in St....  
regionstraumapro.com
over 3 years ago
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Ankle Sprain Tutorial

An ankle sprain is one of the most common sports injuries. It occurs when your foot turns in on itself, stretching and weakening the ligaments that bridge th...  
youtube.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Keywords: Apparent life threatening event, ALTE, apnea, low risk infants, brief unexplained resolved events (PubMed Search)  
umem.org
over 3 years ago