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Snake Bites and Children

Pediatric EM Morsels

Ahmed 2008) **Talk with a Medical Toxicologist who can help you determine if anti-venom is needed, what kind is needed, and how to get it. Ahmed 2008) Tetanus toxoid booster is usually recommended. If you are managing a snake bite from a snake that does not typically reside in the U.S.,

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An Update On The Electronic Trauma Flow Sheet

The Trauma Pro

I’ve been writing about the significant problems it can create since 2008! It’s been five years since I published my series on the use of the electronic trauma flow sheet (eTFS). Anyone who knows me is familiar with my skepticism about this tool. But alas, that is not the case.

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REBEL Core Cast 117.0 – Infections of Pregnancy


Chorioamnionitis is a bacterial infection of fetal amnion and chorion membranes. Labor and Delivery and Their Complications. In: Marx, J et al, ed. Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2014:2331-2350. Gorgas, D. “Infections related to pregnancy.” ” Emerg Med Clin North Am 26 (2): 345-366, viii.

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Amikacin for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (AMIKINHAL trial)


In 2008, the U.S. It used to be highly prevalent in U.S. ICUs, and a popular research focus for academics, generating a steady stream of papers. Then, in 2009, the condition disappeared completely. Just kidding! government proposed adding VAP to its “hospital-acquired conditions” list—the ones that it won’t pay for.

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What is the ECG Diagnosis?

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

D e W inter T Waves : In 2008 — Robert J. NOTE: For illustrative purposes — I’ve adapted Figure-1 from the original manuscript by de Winter et al, published in this 2008 NEJM citation. de Winter et al in N Engl J Med 359:2071-2073, 2008. It does not quite meet the original 2008 description for de Winter T waves.

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Medical Malpractice Insights: Speaking in “Code”


Amer J Nursing, July 2008, 108:7 [link] The post Medical Malpractice Insights: Speaking in “Code” appeared first on - Emergency Medicine Education. Association of Emergency Clinicians’ Assessment of Mortality Risk With Actual 1-Month Mortality Among Older Adults Admitted to the Hospital.

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Triage in major incidents: development and external validation of novel machine learning-derived primary and secondary triage tools

Emergency Medicine Journal

Methods Adults (16+ years) from the UK Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN) registry (January 2008–December 2017) served as surrogates for MI victims, with P1 patients identified using predefined criteria. This study employs machine learning (ML) to develop and validate models for novel primary and secondary triage tools.