Tue.Dec 05, 2023

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What You Need To Know About Blunt Cardiac Injury

The Trauma Pro

Blunt cardiac injury can be an enigma. Significant injuries are uncommon, and the literature on it consists of case reports and small series. The group at Scripps La Jolla has an excellent review article on the topic that is currently in press. This post will relate some of the key points in this nicely prepared article. Use the correct nomenclature.

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Telemedicine in emergency care

Emergency Live

The benefits and challenges in the digital age: the telemedicine revolution in emergency care Telemedicine is playing an increasingly significant role in emergency care, revolutionizing the way care is delivered. The ability to conduct remote medical consultations has opened up new opportunities for faster and more efficient response to medical emergencies.

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OMI in a pediatric patient? Teenagers do get acute coronary occlusion, so don't automatically dismiss the idea.

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

Acute coronary syndrome in a pediatric patient? Written by Kirsten Morrissey, MD with edits by Bracey, Grauer, Meyers, and Smith An older teen was transferred from an outside hospital with elevated serum troponin and and ECG demonstrating ST elevations. The patient was obese and had a medical history of only recurrent tonsillitis status post tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy but was otherwise healthy and fully vaccinated.

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Part 1: Chest Pain

Kings County Downstate EM

Co-authors: Taylor Murtaugh MD, Esteban Davila MD The Case A 59-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and gastroesophageal reflux disease was brought in by EMS to the ED with severe chest pain. EMS administered 324 mg of aspirin. The patient endorsed left-sided chest pain while ambulating […] The post Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Part 1: Chest Pain appeared first on County EM.

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Webinar: Beyond STEMI: Diagnosing Acute Coronary Occlusion on the ECG. The Queen of Hearts can do it for you!!

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

Beyond STEMI: Diagnosing Acute Coronary Occlusion on the ECG. The Queen of Hearts AI app can do it for you. With explainability too.

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Urban crisis management: innovative strategies for security in big cities

Emergency Live

A Resilient and Technological Approach for the Cities of the Future Urban crisis management requires an innovative approach, combining resilience with new technologies to improve security in large cities. Urban Resilience Urban resilience is critical for adapting to crisis situations, such as pandemics, climate change, droughts, heat waves, and floods.

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Global triage: a comprehensive assessment for timely response

Emergency Live

Effective organization and priority criteria in medical rescue The organizational model of global triage Global triage is a professional patient assessment methodology based on a holistic approach. This organizational model involves a series of steps aimed at comprehensive patient management, beginning with the assessment at the door. This initial phase aims to immediately identify emergency […] The post Global triage: a comprehensive assessment for timely response appeared first on Emerge

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Clinical Conundrums: How Long Should We Monitor After Giving IM Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis?

RebelEM

How Long Should We Monitor After Giving IM Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis? Bottom Line Up Top: After prompt recognition and appropriate treatment with IM epinephrine, the risk of biphasic reactions are exceedingly low. There is no set observation time to monitor patients as long as their symptoms have resolved. At the time of discharge, appropriate patient education and prescriptions for IM epinephrine are essential.

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The future of medicine: innovative technologies in the service of health care

Emergency Live

From artificial intelligence to 3D printing, a revolutionary landscape Artificial intelligence in the service of diagnosis Advanced medical technologies are redefining the way we address health challenges. Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands out for its ability to analyze medical records, formulate treatment plans, and even develop new drugs. Companies such as Atomwise and DeepMind are already […] The post The future of medicine: innovative technologies in the service of health care appear

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Sweta Mangal – Navigating Holiday Health: Tips for a Healthy Festive Season

Ziqitza HealthCare Ltd

The holiday season is upon us, a time of joy, celebration, and togetherness. As we immerse ourselves in the festivities, it’s essential to prioritize our health and well-being. In this blog post, we­ will discuss strategies for maintaining a healthy balance­ during the holidays. We will also share insights from Swe­ta Mangal , the founder of Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd ­.

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Mental health in emergency rooms

Emergency Live

Coping with the stress and trauma of frontline work Stress and trauma in the emergency room setting Emergency room workers face not only the physical challenges of medical emergencies, but also a significant burden of emotional stress and trauma. Daily exposure to intense and traumatic situations can have a lasting impact on the mental health […] The post Mental health in emergency rooms appeared first on Emergency Live.

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Imaging Case of the Week 575

EMergucate

The CT abdomen image is from an adolescent female patient with gradually worsening lower abdominal swelling and difficulty passing urine.

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Mariani Brothers and the Revolution in Relief: The Birth of the Smart Ambulance

Emergency Live

Innovation and Tradition Come Together in Creating the Smart Ambulance at Mariani Fratelli’s The “Mariani Fratelli” brand has always been synonymous with professionalism, quality and dedication, encompassing a history of excellence entrusted for more than 30 years to Eng. Mauro Massai and his wife Lucia Mariani, which has its roots in a distant time.

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5 Minute Sono – Fetal Heart Rate

Core Ultrasound

In this video, we guide you through the steps of using M-mode on a point-of-care ultrasound machine to accurately assess the fetal heart rate.

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New CRI Multipurpose Center: Solidarity and Reconstruction in the Marche Region

Emergency Live

Italian Red Cross Inaugurates Multipurpose Center in Valfornace: A Lighthouse of Hope and Rebirth Post-Earthquake Resilience and solidarity are key elements in emergency and crisis situations. The Italian Red Cross (ICRC) took another important step forward in supporting communities affected by the 2016 earthquake in the Marche region with the inauguration of the Valfornace Multipurpose […] The post New CRI Multipurpose Center: Solidarity and Reconstruction in the Marche Region appeared fi

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Catch-22 in the 21st Century: The health care system should apologize to Joseph Heller

Emergency Medicine News

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The 76th Bubble Wrap

Don't Forget the Bubbles

With millions of journal articles published yearly, it is impossible to keep up. Our team have scoured the literature, so you don’t have to… or it might spark an interest to go and have a look at the full article. A very Merry Christmas from the BW team, and all the Best Wishes for 2024! Article 1: What is adherence like in young people with ulcerative colitis?