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University of Nevada, Las Vegas SOM Emergency Medicine Residency. Enriching resident learning. Tweets are not medical advice.
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Las Vegas EM Jun 7
Aztreonam can be used in severe penicillin allergic patients with severe sepsis.
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Las Vegas EM May 31
Third trimester pregnancy cardiac arrest - push fundus left at least 1.5 inches from midline
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Las Vegas EM May 17
Studies have shown that water is safe and effective alternative to sterile normal saline for wound irrigation.
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Las Vegas EM May 17
Only 50-60% of small bowel obstructions are seen on abdominal X-ray.
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Las Vegas EM May 3
The most important factor in the decision to intubate is the patient's clinical status, not ABG measurements.
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Las Vegas EM Apr 26
Infantile spasms represents a med emergency in that early tx (<4wks) results in a higher chance of complete resolution.
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Las Vegas EM Apr 12
Test your knowledge: 14moF with rash!
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Las Vegas EM Apr 11
Dr. Wells is the bee's knees!
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Las Vegas EM Apr 5
Warning signs for tracheostomy bleeds are sentinel bleeds and pulsation of the tracheostomy tube with heartbeat.
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Las Vegas EM Apr 5
If you do not have a pericardiocentesis kit, you can use 18g spinal needle with large volume syringe.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 29
Bedside Index of Severity in Acute Pancreatitis: way to risk stratify pancreatic patients.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 19
Las Vegas EM welcomes the class of 2020. We are very excited to work alongside you all, and we know you'll do great!!
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Las Vegas EM Mar 15
4% of Retropharyngeal abscesses occur in adults. MCC is trauma or foreign body swallowed previously.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 15
In the crashing Afib patient, use maximum energy on the first attempt. It won't cause more cardiac injury.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 15
Reasons to think VT instead of SVT with aberrancy: Rate >150, Hx of CAD, older.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 12
Las Vegas Emergency Medicine Residents explore Washington, D.C. during ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference
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Las Vegas EM Mar 8
Evidence shows RF for travel in DVT only extends to 2 months prior. Greatest risk at 1 month prior.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 8
For cardiac arrest due to cyanide give 2 cyanokits.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 8
Escharotomy sites for burns.
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