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Lumbar Puncture

Say what? This procedure is performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. Emergency department indications A lumbar puncture is only indicated in the emergency department to diagnose or rule out:1 CNS infection Subarachnoid hemorrhage in a patient with a negative CT scan Idiopathic intracranial hypertension Any contraindications? There are no absolute contraindications, and the…  
foamneedssoap.com
over 6 years ago
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Palliative and End of Life Care in the Emergency Department (ED)

Palliative and End of Life Care in the Emergency Department (ED)  
emcrit.org
over 6 years ago
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EAHP 2014: Re-engineering clinical pharmacy services

Stream EAHP 2014: Re-engineering clinical pharmacy services by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago
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Dr. Smith's ECG Blog: Emergency Department Syncope Workup: After H and P, ECG is the Only Test Required for Every Patient.....

Instructive ECGs in Clinical Context ----Archives, Popular Posts, and an Index of all ECGs are down the right-hand side.  
hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com
over 6 years ago
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SGEM#102: Text Me for Emergency Department Follow-up

Guest Skeptics: Dr. Chris Carpenter. Chris is an Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine. Director, Evidence Based Medicine, Washington University. Chris also wrote the book on EMB Co-Author of Evidence Based Emergency Care- Diagnostic, Testing and Clinical Decision Rules.  
thesgem.com
over 6 years ago
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SGEM#101: Puke – Antiemetics in Adult Emergency Department Patients

Guest Skeptics: Eve Purdy. She is a 4th year medical student from Queen’s University. Eve is interested in all things medicine but especially emergency medicine, rural medicine, medical education and social media. She is the creative force behind the excellent medical student blog Manu et Corde (Hand and Heart). She is also an editor for BoringEM. When not learning to be a doctor, Eve is usually running, playing guitar or planning an outdoor adventure.  
thesgem.com
over 6 years ago
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Absolute and relative contraindications for ketamine use in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Another informative post by Lauren Riney, one of the excellent Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  
pemcincinnati.com
over 6 years ago
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Podcast #8: ABCD2 Not as Simple as 1,2,3 (CVA, TIA)

Perry JJ et al. Prospective validation of the ABCD2 score for patients in the emergency department with transient ischemic attack. CMAJ. 2011 Jul 12;183(10):1137-45. Epub 2011 Jun 6.  
thesgem.com
over 6 years ago
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Why we need EBM in the ED

Here is a YouTube Video called Homeopathic A&E. It highlights why we need evidence based medicine in the emergency department. Listen to TheSGEM to get the “Best” Evidence in Emergency Medicine. Subscribe on iTunes and follow us on twitter @TheSGEM.  Don’t forget to be skeptical of anything you hear, even if you hear it on TheSGEM.  
thesgem.com
over 6 years ago
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High flow systems for apnoeic oxygenation |

Apnoeic oxygenation during laryngoscopy via nasal prongs has really taken off in the last couple of years in emergency department RSI, and is associated with decreased desaturation rates in out-of-hospital RSI.  
resus.me
over 6 years ago
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Foot Injuries in the Emergency Department - emdocs

Detailed guide to foot injuries in the emergency department  
emdocs.net
over 6 years ago
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Clinical features of benign causes of non traumatic chest pain in the pediatric ED

In contrast to Emergency Departments in which the clientele are mostly grown ups, patients with chest pain in the Pediatric Emergency Department have mostly benign causes. I wanted to review some of the findings associated with benign causes of non traumatic chest pain.  
pemcincinnati.com
over 6 years ago
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Is it Time to Start Using the HEART Pathway in the Emergency Department? - R.E.B.E.L. EM - Emergency Medicine Blog

To date there have been no real-time, randomized trials comparing the HEART Pathway versus the ACC/AHA recommendations (i.e. usual care), until now.  
rebelem.com
over 6 years ago