Part 2 of Back to Basics: Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation focuses on BiPAP settings.Read more
A 63 year old male arrives via EMS in acute respiratory distress. Medics note he is in atrial fibrillation with a heart rate in the 150s. You ponder the age old question as you walk to the resuscitation bay: "Is the high heart rate causing the respiratory distress or vice versa?"Read more
Submitted by Sarah Perelman M.D.
A quick chart to review the basics of CPAP vs BiPAPRead more
Most patients presenting to the ED with a headache have a simple primary headache: tension, migraine, or cluster. Detecting the "other" etiolgies for headache, which can result in neurologic devastation or death, is often a diagnostic challenge. He we give some quick hits for one of the "can't miss" headaches, how it presents, and how to diagnose it.Read more
Submitted by Richard Byrne, MD