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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 Nov 22
mnemonic for determining medical-decision making capacity
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Las Vegas EM Oct 29
presents on whether Lactated Ringer's impacts serum lactate at ACEP Scientific Assembly 2017
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Las Vegas EM Oct 16
Prochlorperazine>Ketamine in the tx of benign headaches according to new research from Las Vegas EM.
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Las Vegas EM Oct 4
The outpouring of support we have received has been heartwarming. We’re all safe & doing well, & sincerely thank you all for your thoughts.
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Las Vegas EM Sep 20
Fatigue is the most common symptom of A-fib.
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Las Vegas EM Sep 2
An oldie but a goodie:
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Las Vegas EM Aug 16
RSO for ICH: Pre-treatment with fentanyl, lidocaine, and NDP agents are not supported with large RCT's.
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Las Vegas EM Aug 2
There is evidence in literature that glucagon is not an effective first-line therapy for esophageal foreign body.
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Las Vegas EM Jul 26
Supraglottic Airway day
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Las Vegas EM Jul 17
Our intern residents participated in the annual Fire Day out at the Las Vegas Fire and Rescue Training Facility.
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Las Vegas EM Jul 12
Use End Tidal CO2 to assess the quality of compressions/resuscitation during cardiac arrest.
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Las Vegas EM Jul 12
Benzonatate overdose can cause mild ataxia, seizures, and even coma secondary to sodium channel blockade.
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Las Vegas EM Jul 12
Side effects to prostaglandin infusion in neonates: hypotension, tachycardia, apnea.
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Las Vegas EM Jun 28
Diaphragam and hollow viscus injuries often have delayed presentation.
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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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