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reuben strayer Oct 20
Much of what we were taught about opioids was wrong, and emergency clinicians must be opioid experts. Drs. Wightman and Perrone provide an authoritative and emergency medicine-focused review in the latest chapter: Opioids.
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reuben strayer Oct 5
Current EM Clinics is _Vascular Disorders_ and features a particularly well-written piece on Aortic Dissection.
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reuben strayer Sep 18
Prescribing in pregnancy is more fear-based than evidence-based. Expert guidance in the latest chapter.
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reuben strayer Sep 2
Old ortho hardware, chronic wound at hardware, now presents with new abscess. CT showed no tracks or collections, so might as well I&D.
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reuben strayer Aug 8
How I do the pause. Almost every time, someone later approaches me and says, thank you for doing that.
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reuben strayer Aug 3
Plan B (levonorgestrel) is well-named but less effective at preventing pregnancy than ulipristal acetate (Ella).
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reuben strayer Jul 11
International consensus statement on use of the term NITRATE vs. NITRITE in urine dipstick testing.
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reuben strayer Jul 8
Authoritative list of PE risk factors. Smoking not a RF, pregnancy risk highest postpartum, and other zingers. from
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reuben strayer Jun 1
How we got here: our latest chapter is The Opioid Epidemic: A Brief History by &
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reuben strayer May 29
confirmation of endotracheal tube placement can be harrowing when not going as planned. know what works and what doesn't.
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reuben strayer May 23
Large volume paracentesis can happen automatically, without you standing there, using wall suction. h/t
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reuben strayer Apr 28
The most consistently vexing problem in emergency medicine–not being able to find the hemoccult developer–solved.
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reuben strayer Apr 25
When trigger point injection maven wakes up with torticollis. 5 mL 0.5% bupivicaine.
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reuben strayer Apr 16
Pain in the polytrauma patient: expert guidance in our latest chapter by and
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reuben strayer Apr 8
When to use ketamine and when not to use ketamine for agitation–response to prehospital provider.
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reuben strayer Apr 3
Wisdom in emergency medicine includes knowing what needs to be intervened on and what can be left alone.
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Becky Hartshorn Mar 27
Finally submitted my entry based on talk on agitated patients in the ED! Fingers crossed now! 🤞
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reuben strayer Mar 19
forget ExDs. Need for dissociation ∝ concern for immediately dangerous condition and ability to control patient.
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reuben strayer Mar 14
how we do trauma in brooklyn.
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reuben strayer Mar 11
5 day old referred to ED for high bilirubin. Incidentally, febrile at triage.
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