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Which type of BVM provides appropriate tidal volumes in the back of an ambulance?

University of Maryland Department of Emergency Med

The typical bag valve mask ventilator (BVM) for adults has a reservoir volume between 1500-2000 mL depending on the manufacturer while th. Click to view the rest

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Use Of A Solid Organ Injury Protocol For Pediatrics

The Trauma Pro

The American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) published a practice guideline way back in 2000 that outlined a consistent way to care for children with solid organ injuries. Solid organ injuries, mainly the liver and spleen, are the most prevalent ones.


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SAEM Clinical Images Series: Only a Flesh Wound


2000 Aug;216(2):356-62. Múnera F, Soto JA, Palacio D, Velez SM, Medina E. Diagnosis of arterial injuries caused by penetrating trauma to the neck: comparison of helical CT angiography and conventional angiography. doi: 10.1148/radiology.216.2.r00jl25356. r00jl25356. PMID: 10924553.

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ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearl: Who Doesn’t Like a Nice Rosé?


2000 Jun;59(6):1233-50. Medicine (Baltimore) 1999;78(6):361-9. PMID 10575418 Kaakkola S. Clinical pharmacology, therapeutic use and potential of COMT inhibitors in Parkinson’s disease. PMID: 10882160 The meaning behind the color of urine. The Meaning Behind the Color of Urine – Urology Care Foundation. American Urological Society.

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Small Trials vs Large Trials

Sensible Medicine

ISIS-4, with it’s nearly 60,000 patients and more than 2000 events in each treatment group, definitively shows that IV-Mg had no effect on mortality. The meta-analyses came out in 1991-1992. LIMIT-2 publishes in 1992. For a half-century, doctors felt that IV-Mg reduced death after MI. Even a trend toward increased death.

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Cold Injury


2000; 25(5): 969-978. The value of technetium 99 scintigraphy in the prognosis of amputation in severe frostbite injuries of the extremities: A retrospective study of 92 severe frostbite injuries. The Journal of Hand Surgery. Cauchy et al. A Controlled Trial of a Prostacyclin and rt-PA in the Treatment of Severe Frostbite. 2011; 364: 189-190.

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Linking emergency care and police department data to strengthen timely information on violence-related paediatric injuries

Emergency Medicine Journal

Nearest neighbour hierarchical spatial clustering detected areas in which 10 or more incidents occurred during this period (hotspots), with the radii of the area being 1000, 1500, 2000 and 3000 ft.

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