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josh farkas
intensivist • US & EKG nerd • FOAMite • skeptic • caffiene & iphone addict • leader of the rebel alliance • writer • resuscitationist
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the EMCrit Crew 15h
Who needs empiric coverage for HSV encephalitis? -by
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Replying to @fluidloading @emcrit
normal CSF is possible but extremely rare (case reportable).
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josh farkas Oct 22
new star wars trailer seems focused on mentorship.
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Emergency Physicians Oct 21
back to basics: Acute Pancreatitis by -ST
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josh farkas Oct 21
slides & notes from panel discussion about sepsis at recent conf. sorry I wasn't cool enough to live-tweet this
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the EMCrit Crew Oct 20
Arterial Lines Part 2 is now up...
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josh farkas Oct 20
Replying to @EMSwami @brentlorenzen
also this. no great data on this, but my preference is to lyse without heparin on board.
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Christopher Chiu, MD Oct 18
I learned not to kowtow to the almighty p-value from
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josh farkas Oct 18
beginning metamorphasis, students develop a bulky, white coccoon covered in books & worthless junk. eventually, some emerge wearing scrubs.
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the EMCrit Crew Oct 17
EMCrit is teaming up with to produce the best resus conference ever. 1/31/18. live and streamed.
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josh farkas Oct 17
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Anand Swaminathan Oct 16
Best evid doesn't show benefit to lysis in submassive PE but, there is a subgroup, those who are dying who may benefit
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Anand Swaminathan Oct 16
We should NEVER be giving full dose lytics + heparin in submassive PE. Recipe for ICH
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Anand Swaminathan Oct 16
In pts w/ hematochezia + HD instability, CT angio is the best study - rapid, not dependent on IR + gives clear answers
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Anand Swaminathan Oct 16
Robust literature demonstrating that contrast nephropathy isn't a thing. Let's start calling it contrast bullsh*topahty
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Anand Swaminathan Oct 16
BRASH syndrome | consider in any pt w/ HyperK + bradycardia
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josh farkas Oct 15
not necessarily. for example in pseudotumor cerebri or meningitis can have very elevated ICP despite normal CT (pressure evenly distributed)
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josh farkas Oct 15
yep this is a problem. i obtain four measurements and consider both the average & range (both eyes x both orientations)
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Max and JF Oct 10
Bummed you can't attend Bring Me Back to Life Again ? Still got you covered ! To register to the webcast :
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Salim R. Rezaie Oct 9
Algorithm for Diagnosing ICP Elevation with Ocular Sonography via
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