Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:34pm

You are evaluating a patient who is having massive bleeding from his tracheostomy. The nurse reports that per chart review, the patient underwent planned tracheostomy five days ago.

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Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:33am

A postion paper from 2011 offers some guidance on this question.

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Thu, 03/23/2017 - 6:04am

This past week Dr. Mallemat (@CriticalCareNow) shared his wisdom and approach to patients suffering from undifferentiated shock.  Keep reading for some very practical pearls!  

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Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:00am

54-year old male presents with finger laceration after catching his wedding band on metal scaffolding above his head. He now reports significant pain at his left fourth digit with skin avulsion and decreased range of motion. What's the diagnosis and what should you do next?

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Tue, 03/21/2017 - 5:00am

Think just because you are a young, healthy physician that you are invinceable? Read this post and remember that we are vulnerable too...even more so because we often refuse to acknowledge when we are sick. This week's Advanced Practice topic comes to us courtesy of a Cooper EM alum. The story is told with full permission from the patient, his wife, though names are omitted to prevent any possible HIPPA entanglements!

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Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:00am

Review the basics on the can't miss diagnosis of compartment syndrome in 2 minutes.  

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Sun, 03/19/2017 - 8:08am

A High yield review of this weeks posts on EMDaily

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Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:03pm

Hemodialysis is indicated at which serum lithium level in patients with acute lithium toxicity with evidence of renal insufficiency?

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Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:15am

Consider postioning your patient with their HOB elevated on your next intubation.

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Thu, 03/16/2017 - 6:03am

Have you ever attemped a trigger point injection to improve your patient's musculoskeletal pain?  Did it help?  This week for his Critically Appraised Topic, Dr. John Cafaro investigated some of the literature on the effectiveness of trigger point injections for patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain.  

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