Tue, 07/10/2018 - 5:24am

For decades now, aggressive fluid replacement in pediatric DKA patients has been thought to contribute to cerebral edema and neurologic injury. This has resulted in a general policy of cautious fluid replacement with isotonic crystalloid, and perhaps even contributed to under-resuscitation of these patients. In this first large, randomized, prospective study to examine the role of type of fluid (0.9% NaCl vs 0.45% NaCl) and rate of administration, the hope was to detemine if type of fluid, rate of adminstration, or both were associated with cerebral edema and neurologic injury in this patient population. Read on for the key results of this practice changing paper!

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Mon, 07/09/2018 - 4:36am

A quick visual summary of forearm fracture-dislocations

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Sun, 07/08/2018 - 8:08am

A high yield summary of this week's posts

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Fri, 07/06/2018 - 6:31pm

At ResusEM last year, Dr. Lars Peterson gave a great talk titled "You've Just Intubated Your Patient...Now What?"

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Thu, 07/05/2018 - 8:42am

One of the best risk management strategies is clear discharge instructions. 

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Wed, 07/04/2018 - 7:00am

A 70 yo F presents to the ED for 2 days of intermittent L UE weakness, paresthesias and tremors.

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Tue, 07/03/2018 - 7:17pm

If you're reading this....stop and go to the beach or something! We'll be back next week with more fantastic content!

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Mon, 07/02/2018 - 5:00am

Read on for a "can't-miss" diagnosis that should be on your differential for a child with prolonged (>/= 5 days) fever.

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Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:20am

A patient is in status...

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Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:00am

Dr. Sarab Sodhi discusses the literature beyond standard BLS and ACLS recommendations. 

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