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Vamsi Balakrishnan
Emergency Medicine attending, Critical care enthusiast, Opinions posted are solely a representation of my personal views, not those of my hospital.
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Vamsi Balakrishnan May 28
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Vamsi Balakrishnan May 25
"Routine Vit D suppl does not prolong life, dec the incidence of cancer or CV disease, or dec fx rates... RCTs of VitD suplm in the treatment of depression, fatigue, OA, and chronic pain show no benefit, even in persons with low levels at baseline."
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Essentials of EM May 17
Michael Weinstock: Consultation documentation should include: 1) time of consult, 2) name of consultant, 3) "we discussed the important elements of the history and physical and I read the results of the CT scan"
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Essentials of EM May 15
5 common errors in managing shock.
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Essentials of EM May 16
Use the Yankauer to depress the tongue while you insert the laryngoscope blade.
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Essentials of EM May 16
MacGyver access tip from — if you can only get a small peripheral but need larger access, put a tourniquet above the IV you do have and infuse 50 cc of saline. This will distend the vasculature and hidden veins will emerge from the depths!
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Essentials of EM May 16
In light of cases where monitor has shown asystole but cardiac ultrasound demonstrates V-fib, consider defibrillating asystole. After all, you can’t make the patient more dead. (Or is it deader?)
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Vamsi Balakrishnan May 16
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Dr. G Mar 15
Replying to @ketaminh @Swoopy and 21 others
It’s just crazy the amount of clicking that is required to document anything and the documentation requirements just to get paid for work you’re already doing further complicate that.
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Vamsi Balakrishnan Oct 22
Honey is superior to SSD dressings for burns.
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Vamsi Balakrishnan 3 Sep 17
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Vamsi Balakrishnan 25 Aug 17
"We are all so fragile. Each day is precious. And most important parts of our lives are relationships we invest in"
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jenny 17 Jul 17
Study Finds Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Weight Gain, Diabetes and Heart Disease - Scicasts
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Olivier Hoogmartens 24 Jun 17
The proper way to apply a band-aid: @DASSmacc
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Steve Kopack 25 May 17
Did Trump just shove another NATO leader to be in the front of the group?
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Vamsi Balakrishnan 9 Apr 17
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Anesthesiology News 5 Apr 17
Efficacy of TAP Block Unreliable In Morbidly Obese Parturients
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Skeptical Scalpel 5 Apr 17
Wouldn't it be more appropriate to compare robotic to standard laparoscopic RVHR instead of open?
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