Reid Phillips MD

#EMconf #FlyEaglesFly: FFP for ACE-I induced angioedema

While the Cooper EM residents and faculty not on duty flock to the Eagles Super Bowl celebration parade in Philadelphia, EMDaily presents a brief review by our own Dr. Reid Phillips of two articles examining the efficacy of fresh-frozen plasma for the treatment of ACE-I induced angioedema. Can this simple therapy help prevent an airway disaster? Read on to find out!

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#EMconf: Antibiotics Necessary for Uncomplicated Diverticulitis?

Patients suffering from uncomplicated diverticulitis are generally prescribed oral antibiotics but does it improve outcomes?  This week for his critically appraised topic,  Dr. Reid Phillips investigated whether antibiotics improve recovery time or complication rate in uncomplicated diverticulitis.