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Ash_Nolia Mar 22
Making Sim work even when the electricity and wifi fail
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Northwestern EM Mar 22
Excited to welcome Chief Resident , winner of CRincubator competition, to !
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Cook County EM Mar 22
giving grand rounds on patient-physician-law enforcement relations...well done!
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Anand Swaminathan Mar 20
Busy Monday but always time for a few
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the EMCrit Crew Mar 20
Podcast 195 is on Management of Tracheostomy (Trach) and Laryngectomy Emergencies
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Cook County EM Mar 15
Probably not necessary, but use clinical judgement and good rule to follow by so as not to forget when more important
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Cook County EM Mar 15
No active bleeding but platelets <10k? Transfuse! Pt is at risk for spontaneous cerebral hemorrhage
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Cook County EM Mar 15
Transfuse platelets if active bleeding and plt's <50k
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Cook County EM Mar 15
Restrictive PRBC transfusion strategy (hgb >7) more beneficial for pt's, STEMI maybe increased goal to hgb 10
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Cook County EM Mar 15
Always have your patients change into a gown prior to examining them!
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Cook County EM Mar 15
When is it considered refractory Vfib? After 3mg of epi/3 shocks/300mg amio it is suggested to switch to tx for ventricular storm
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Cook County EM Mar 15
Vtach/Vfib refractory to ACLS? Think ventricular storm, consider dbl defib and esmolol boluses
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Cook County EM Feb 22
Good luck to all the EM residents taking the in-service today!
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Neeraj Chhabra Feb 21
Tramadol and duloxetine - very interesting choices for 2nd line chronic LBP therapy. ACP practice guideline
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Lisa McQueen Feb 17
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Cook County EM Feb 17
Congrats to our own budding toxicologist
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CoreEM Feb 15
Core Content | Blast Crisis: Diagnosis based on symptoms (CNS, CV, Renal) not absolute WBC count
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Cook County EM Feb 15
PRES syndrome: severe htn + confusion + vision loss + seizures + headache...Tx? control htn, tx the cause, and load with AEDs
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Cook County EM Feb 15
PulmHTN pt's tend to code after intubation; keep pressors on and anticipate BP drop, set vent w/ high RR, low PEEP
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Cook County EM Feb 15
Tx of crashing PulmHTN pt: vasodilators + small aliquots of fluid + pressors (norepi/dobut) + correct hypoxemia/hyperCapnia rapidly
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