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Effect of Bougie Use on First-Attempt Success in Tracheal Intubations: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

EM Ottawa

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3/5 von Hellmann R, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2024 Feb;83(2):132-144. Question and Methods: Systematic review of 18 studies (12 RCT) of adult patients comparing bougie use vs standard of care in tracheal intubations to evaluate first-attempt success. Findings: Bougie was associated with increased first-attempt intubation success overall (RR 1.11 95%CI 1.06 […] The post Effect of Bougie Use on First-Attempt Success in Tracheal Intubations: A Systematic Review and M

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Tasty Morsels of Critical Care 080 | Pulmonary Hypertension Overview

Emergency Medicine Ireland

Welcome back to the tasty morsels of critical care podcast. This time we’re looking at pulmonary hypertension. Mainly cause I recently had to give a talk on it so it’s fresh in my rapidly diminishing brain cells and thought I should get it all written down before I forget it. We’re going to try it as a 2 parter. Part 1 will cover a broad overview of pulmonary hypertension and part 2 will focus on management strategies for a PH patient in the ICU.

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Ep 194 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – Recognition, Workup and Diagnosis Deep Dive

Emergency Medicine Cases

Anton is joined by the world's leading EM researcher in subarachnoid hemorrhage diagnosis Dr. Jeff Perry and EM-Stroke team clinician Dr. Katie Lin for a deep dive into why we still miss this life-threatening diagnosis, the key clinical clues, proper use of decision tools, indications for CT, indications for CTA, indications for LP and CSF interpretation for the sometimes elusive diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage.

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Annals of B Pod: Stump Appendicitis

Taming the SRU

HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS A male in his 50s presents with right lower quadrant pain. The pain developed one day prior to presentation and was gradual in onset. He describes the pain as constant and sharp without radiation, rated at an 8/10. The pain has been worsening since symptom onset and has not been relieved with acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Of note, the patient had a prior appendectomy three months prior due to an acute suppurative appendicitis that was otherwise uncomplicated.

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The Washington Post publishes an advertorial on IV drips

Science Based Medicine

Last week, I had a choice between two poorly framed articles on health to discuss. I wrote about the one on "vaccine injury." But the second one about IV drips kept nagging at me. Why do journalists do so poorly on issues like this? The post The Washington Post publishes an advertorial on IV drips first appeared on Science-Based Medicine.

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Early repol or anterior OMI?

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

Chest Pain – Benign Early Repol or OMI? Written by Destiny Folk, MD, Adam Engberg, MD, and Vitaliy Belyshev MD A man in his early 60s with a past medical history of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and hyperlipidemia presented to the emergency department for evaluation of chest pain. He reported substernal chest pressure with radiation to his left arm that started at work several hours prior to arrival and had somewhat improved since onset.

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EBM bibliography updates – May 2024

First 10 EM

If you haven’t seen it yet, I have a collection of important evidence based medicine articles that will really help you understand the science behind your medical practice. I constantly update it with new papers I read, and occasionally publish summaries of those updates. This update contains a lot about non-inferiority trials, which is probably […] The post EBM bibliography updates – May 2024 appeared first on First10EM.

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PEM POCUS Series: Soft Tissue Ultrasound

ALiEM

Read this tutorial on the use of point of care ultrasonography (POCUS) for pediatric soft tissue ultrasonography. Then test your skills on the ALiEMU course page to receive your PEM POCUS badge worth 2 hours of ALiEMU course credit. Take the ALiEMU PEM POCUS: Soft Tissue Quiz Case Goals List the indications of performing a pediatric soft tissue point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).

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Encouraging Workers for Workplace Wellbeing

Ziqitza HealthCare Ltd

Any activity undertaken in an organization to support and promote health, improve interpersonal behaviors, and sustain and enhance the health of the employees in a workplace comes under the category of employee wellness programs. Wellness in workplace helps individuals to be more productive, cope up effectively with everyday stressors and reach greater heights in their careers.

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Effective Chaperoning in Clinical Settings Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Effective Chaperoning in Clinical Settings Training is designed to educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the role of a chaperone in clinical settings. Chaperoning is an essential practice in healthcare, aimed at safeguarding the dignity, privacy, and comfort of patients during clinical examinations and procedures. Chaperoning also serves to protect healthcare providers by maintaining professional boundaries and ensuring transparency in patient care.

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Safeguarding Reproductive Health Privacy: A Roadmap to HIPAA Compliance

Total Medical ComplianceHIPAA

In healthcare, privacy remains a fundamental concern, particularly regarding reproductive health care privacy. Recognizing the sensitivity of this area, recent modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule by both the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) signify a pivotal step towards bolstering privacy rights and autonomy for women seeking reproductive health services.

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Privacy and Confidentiality Essentials for Non-HIPAA Entities Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Privacy and Confidentiality Essentials for Non-HIPAA Entities Training is designed to educate workers on the significance of protecting personal information in organizations not covered by HIPAA. Additionally, while many organizations are familiar with the stringent requirements of HIPAA, there are numerous non-HIPAA entities that also handle sensitive information and must adhere to privacy and confidentiality standards.

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Medical Music Mondays: A Nursemaid’s Lullaby

PEMBlog

Hyperpronation is better than supination-flexion for Nursemaid’s Elbow reduction. Also they call it pulled elbow in Australia. Which is a better name. Swiftly listen to this brief educational song. Lyrics subluxation of the annular ligament about the radial head it’s called a nursemaids elbow, I know you’re well read there’s a couple maneuvers that will make it all better hyperpronation is best, there’s no need to fret sir [Chorus] hello nursemaid’s my old fr

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Transplantation Essentials Training for Healthcare Providers

American Medical Compliance

The following Transplantation Essentials Training for Healthcare Providers educates healthcare providers (HCP) on organ transplantation. Organ transplantation is a complex and life-saving medical procedure. Moreover, whether you are directly involved in transplantation surgeries, patient care, or supportive roles, this training is designed to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to excel in this critical field.

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Yale EM Podcast Day Part 2

Ultrasound Gel

Part 2 of the discussion with Rachel Liu and Cian McDermott for Yale Emergency Medicine podcast day. Now the banter turns to a favorite topic: POCUS in cardiac arrest - is there a right or wrong way to do it? [link] Sponsor: Echonous Part 2 of the discussion with Rachel Liu and Cian McDermott for Yale Emergency Medicine podcast day. Now the banter turns to a favorite topic: POCUS in cardiac arrest - is there a right or wrong way to do it?

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Illinois Opioid Prescribing and Opioid Abuse Training for Dental Healthcare Providers

American Medical Compliance

The Illinois Opioid Prescribing and Opioid Abuse Training for Dental Healthcare Providers educates dental healthcare providers (DHCP) on opioids. As a dental professional, your role in managing pain and prescribing medications is crucial, not only for the immediate comfort of your patients but also for their long-term health and well-being. With the opioid crisis continuing to impact communities across the nation, it’s essential to stay informed and equipped with the latest knowledge and

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Ultrasound in COVID patient

SCGH ED

The post Ultrasound in COVID patient appeared first on Charlie's ED.

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Vermont Violence in the Workplace for Dental Healthcare Employees

American Medical Compliance

Workplace violence is an issue that can affect any professional setting, and dental practices are no exception. Ensuring a safe and secure environment for both patients and staff is crucial for the effective operation of any dental facility. In this comprehensive Vermont course, you will learn to identify potential risks, understand the dynamics of workplace violence, and implement effective prevention strategies.