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Clopidogrel and Hip Fractures, Is It Safe?

The perioperative management of patients on anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy can be challenging, and orthopedic surgeons must weigh the risks and benefits. Find out what there is to know.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Headache management: best current evidence for the ED - emdocs

emDocs post containing very useful emergency medicine information  
emdocs.net
over 3 years ago
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10 Procedural Sedation Errors in the Emergency Department - emdocs

emDocs post containing very useful emergency medicine information  
emdocs.net
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....  
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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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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
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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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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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Do we need to perform a digital rectal exam in injured children?

If you work in a trauma center you will see injured children. Most of the serious injuries to children are blunt. Diagnostic workup often includes labs and imaging – but begins with a focused physical assessment underpinned by ATLS. The digital rectal exam can help assess for rectal tone in spinal cord injuries and gross blood in bowel injuries and thus, in severely injured children (think GCS <8) is a no-brainer. For others however, it can be invasive and downright scary. I was wondering whether or not it was absolutely necessary to perform a rectal exam would add any diagnostic utility. Let’s take a look at two studies shall we?  
pemcincinnati.com
over 3 years ago
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Non-Operative Management Effective in Severe Splenic Injury

In patients with high-grade splenic injury, non-operative management (NOM) can be as effective as immediate splenectomy (IS), according to Wisconsin-based researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Skin Grafting of Leg Wounds With a New Technique

This novel method is a fast and standardized procedure for grafting of lower limb wounds.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Zippers Are Top Cause of Penile Trauma in US

It dates from the early 1900s and became commonplace in the 1930s; problems followed.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Simple Arm Test Identifies Frailty in Older Trauma Patients

A simple test of upper-extremity motion identifies frailty in older trauma patients, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Falling, Serious Injury in Elderly Tied to Changes in BP Meds

Now there are data showing that after starting antihypertensive meds or raising their dosages, physicians should keep a closer eye on older patients to make sure they tolerate the changes, say researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Shoulder Dislocations

Shoulder Dislocations overview causes symptoms treatment options.  
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over 3 years ago
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SGEM#153: Simulation for Ultrasound Education

Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond. Chris is an emergency physician and clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary. He is currently the host of CAEP Casts, which highlight educational innovations from emergency medicine residency programs across Canada. Chris also has his own #FOAMed blog called Standing on the Corner Minding My Own Business (SOCMOB).  
thesgem.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Posted: 5/3/2016 by Bryan Hayes, PharmD (Emailed: 5/7/2016) (Updated: 5/7/2016) Click here to contact Bryan Hayes, PharmD  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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Protein Shakes and Dietary Supplements: What are their ingredients and how much is too much? - emdocs

emDocs post containing very useful emergency medicine information  
emdocs.net
over 3 years ago