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Official Twitter feed of the EM residency at Brown/Rhode Island Hospital. Tweets are not medical advice.
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Brown Emergency Med Dec 14
Check out this Month's Ultrasound Case! Ultrasound Case of the Month
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Brown Emergency Med Dec 8
Body packing and stuffing. Learn what to do when you come acrosss it. Pusher, Packer, or Stuffer? A Case of Pediatric Drug Use
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Timothy Boardman Nov 18
When should you admit a simple laceration? New Pediatric case! When a Simple Laceration is Not So Simple
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VCU EM Residency Nov 15
Excited to have Dr. Brian Zink from at EM Grand Rounds!
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 15
Preferred cyanide antidote: hydroxycobalamine, but be aware of side effects—HTN, red discoloration of skin (avoid sun), urine, and serum (labs drawn after administration are unreliable bc tests rely on colorimetry)
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 15
Higher participation in opiod addiction treatment w ED initiation of buprenorphine + referral compared w referral alone.
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 15
Learning about medication-assisted treatment for opiod addiction. With detox alone, 82% of patients relapse within 12 months. We have an opportunity to reach high-risk patients in the ED
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SAEM Online Nov 9
Have you heard the latest AEM Early Access podcast yet??
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 8
Our chair walks us through the rich history of emergency medicine.
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 8
educates us about a rare complication of atrial ablation: atrial esophageal fistula— presents 1 month s/p ablation with septic emboli and neurologic sx.
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Megan Ranney MD MPH Nov 8
LVEF 35% or less = predictor of sudden cardiac death & of need for AICD
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 8
Boarding/overcrowding in ED is a public health issue—a/w poor outcomes such as delays in pain med admin, missed abx doses, increased inpatient LOS, and increased all-cause mortality once admitted.
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Megan Ranney MD MPH Nov 8
ED crowding has big, negative consequences - for individual pts, but also in cases of mass casualty/disasters. - per
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 8
Vaccines in the ED? U of Arizona study showed 85% of patients accepted flu vax when presenting to ED for unrelated issues.
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 8
chief on practicing public health in the ED. 1) surveillance 2) treatment 3) education 4) research
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 8
Chief resident ’s Grand Rounds:
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Megan Ranney MD MPH Nov 8
Algorithm for status epilepticus: BZDs -> fosphenytoin or valproate or levetiracetam -> propofol or pentobarb or midaz drip. Guideline here:
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Brown Emergency Med Nov 3
Check out the latest Ultrasound Case of the Month! Ultrasound Case of the Month
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Gita Pensa, M.D. Oct 30
New podcast! 'Patterns and Costs of Pts Who Visit Multiple EDs'
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Megan Ranney MD MPH Oct 27
Interested in ? Check out the podcast on global health milestones -
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