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Wake EM 15h
When is 100% sat beneficial? CO poisoning, PTX, pre-intubation
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Awesome “Hot Topic Debate” with Drs. Manthey & Pariyadath during Wake EM conf. When is oxygen therapy harmful? Don’t insist on 100% sat in COPD exac (deadspace, incr CO2). Also some evidence of harm in normoxic acute MI.
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Wake EM resident conference: Tako-Tsubo (transient apical ballooning) can present like ACS, +/-syncope, arrhythmia or CHF after emotional/physical stress. Reach for U/S probe! POCUS can help identify this cardiomyopathy early.
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wizard_of_Obs Dec 11
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Bret Nicks Dec 6
Thyroid Tx: Block peripheral effects (propranolol), inhibit hormone synthesis (MMI, PTU, or carbimazole), Block hormone release (iodine or lithium), prevent peripheral conversion (decadron), tx sz/cause
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Bret Nicks Dec 6
Thyrotoxicosis into thyroid storm has a mortality > 70% ... don’t miss the trigger, don’t miss the toxicosis when the storm hits - begin treatment if clinically present
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Bret Nicks Dec 6
Dr. Lefebvre: On your A game? Insidious thyroid emergencies - recognition impacts morbidity / mortality
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wizard_of_Obs Nov 24
most of these are completely solid.
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Seth C. Hawkins Nov 23
While we’re on the topic, just submitted for publication the first case ever of ultrasound-assisted dislocation reduction in the wilderness. It shows there are even more opportunities nowadays to safely reduce wilderness dislocations in situ.
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RAW Medicine Nov 22
Our very first episode is ready for your listening pleasure! Join cohosts Seth Collings Hawkins & David Fifer as they debut our podcast dedicated to remote, austere, and wilderness medicine!
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Aarti Sarwal Nov 16
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EM Residents (EMRA) Nov 18
Congratulations Dr. Ochsenbein. Your leadership is inspiring!
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Anand Swaminathan Nov 18
Anterior Epistaxis: Topical TXA 2nd line tx after simply holding pressure X 20 minutes. Not most robust evidence but should def be considered prior to anterior packing
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Wake EM Nov 13
Wake Forest EM steps up for heart health at the 2017 Heart Walk in Winston-Salem. Thanks for your contributions and participation!
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Wake EM Nov 12
Wake Forest EM is proud of Seth Hawkins, MD (editor) & several Wake Forest faculty members (authors) on the release of their new textbook, "Wilderness EMS". A comprehensive & specialized resource for delivering medical care in tough terrain & conditions.
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Seth C. Hawkins Nov 9
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Bret Nicks Nov 8
Growing leaders? Small steps forward matter... invest in them today - because someday never comes...
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Casey Glass Nov 7
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Wake EM Nov 6
Wake Forest's Alexandra Godfrey receives '17 ACEP Humanities Writing Award! "Innocence" to appear in next newsletter
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Carolina WEMS Extern Nov 1
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