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“Fauci Files” and Florida’s Grand Jury Investigations Fail to Deliver

Science Based Medicine

Although multiple antivaccine investigations have failed to deliver any substantive evidence of alleged crimes, the latest antivax flops won't flip anyone. The post “Fauci Files” and Florida’s Grand Jury Investigations Fail to Deliver first appeared on Science-Based Medicine.

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BiPAP for preoxygenation (the PREOXI trial)

First 10 EM

Preparation for intubation, appropriate preoxygenation, and preventing peri-intubation arrests has been one of my core topics for conference talks. My initial airway series emphasized “optimizing the basics” and carefully considering “is this patient ready for intubation?”. My “RSI and then they die” lecture is by far my most watched video on YouTube.

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EMCrit 377 – Breaking News – The PREOXI Trial changes everything about Preoxygenation for Intubations in the Critically Ill

EMCrit

the PREOXI trial validates what I have been saying for 15 years about preoxygenation for the critically ill patient EMCrit Project by Scott Weingart, MD FCCM.

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The Expert Witness re-visits a chest pain Malpractice case using the Queen of Hearts

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

This case was posted by Eric Funk ( [link] ) , editor of the Expert Witness Newsletter , on his site. Here is the case on his site. He has graciously allowed me to repost it here. It is a case he presented several years ago, but then want to re-visit in light of the Queen of Hearts AI system. Don't miss his analysis and assessment of the Queen of Hearts AI OMI ECG bot -- that assessment is at the very bottom of the post.

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Medical Malpractice Insights: “Sign right here and you’re good to go”

EMDocs

Here’s another case from Medical Malpractice Insights – Learning from Lawsuits , a monthly email newsletter for ED physicians. The goal of MMI-LFL is to improve patient safety, educate physicians and reduce the cost and stress of medical malpractice lawsuits. To opt in to the free subscriber list, click here. Stories of med mal lawsuits can save lives.

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Churnalism on NPR

Sensible Medicine

I was hopeful that our series on churnalism would change the world of healthcare and biomedical research journalism. I thought that journalists would never again commit one of the seven deadly sins of churnalism. Sensible Medicine is a reader-supported publication. I you appreciate our work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. They would never assume causation when a study only showed an association (1).

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5 Key Features of the HeartSine Samaritan PAD 350P That Save Lives

AED Leader

When saving lives during cardiac emergencies, having the right equipment is paramount. One life-saving device is the HeartSine Samaritan PAD 350P , available at AED Leader. This portable defibrillator machine is designed to provide immediate and effective treatment to individuals experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. This article will explore the five key features of the HeartSine Samaritan PAD 350P that make it an essential tool in saving lives. 1.

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After the Fall Response Training

American Medical Compliance

The following After the Fall Response training will educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the common causes of falls in older adults. Tumbles are a significant concern, especially for the elderly and those with mobility challenges. Quick and effective response after a trip can drastically improve outcomes and prevent further complications. This course is designed to equip caregivers, healthcare professionals, and support staff with the essential knowledge and skills needed to respond to falls pr

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ACEP4U: Defending YOU by Demanding an End to the Boarding Crisis

ACEP Now

This fall, ACEP will participate in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Director’s summit on emergency department boarding. ACEP’s participation in such a pivotal meeting was not just luck or convenience. ACEP helped make the summit possible by mobilizing Congress to request action from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) during the Leadership and Advocacy Conference in 2023.

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Medical pioneers: women physicians in antiquity

Emergency Live

Historical Figures Who Broke Barriers and Left a Lasting Mark in Medicine Merit-Ptah: The First Female Physician Merit-Ptah is often mentioned as the first female physician known by name in history. She lived around 2700 BC in ancient Egypt, and her name means “Beloved of Ptah,” the god of creation and craftsmen. Merit-Ptah was praised […] The post Medical pioneers: women physicians in antiquity appeared first on Emergency Live.

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How To Handle Medical Emergencies: A Guide For Everyone

Ziqitza HealthCare Ltd

Medical emergencies are unpredictable and can occur to anyone at any time. Knowing how to handle different kinds of medical emergencies can be helpful when a person is ill or injured in times of crisis. Knowledge of life-saving skills can significantly impact patient outcomes, potentially saving lives and avoiding future health complications. Through this blog, you will understand how to recognize the signs of an emergency medical complications warning and how to deal with it through emergency m

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HUB24: Revolutionizing healthcare with a human-centered approach

NRC Health

Join us August in San Diego, California, where the best and brightest minds in healthcare will come together to find solutions that takes healthcare to new heights—beyond scores, beyond encounters, and beyond expectations. The post HUB24: Revolutionizing healthcare with a human-centered approach appeared first on NRC Health.

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Understanding HIV/AIDS in the Elderly Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Understanding HIV/AIDS in the Elderly Training will educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the basics of HIV and AIDS. As the prevalence of HIV?AIDS continues to impact diverse age groups, it is crucial for healthcare professionals to be well-informed about the unique challenges and considerations associated with the elderly population.

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Members in the News: Ken Milne, MD

ACEP Now

ACEP Member Ken Milne, MD, was named the 2024 Emergency Physician of the Year for the Ontario Region by the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP). Dr. Milne is the creator of the knowledge translation project, The Skeptics’ Guide to Emergency Medicine (TheSGEM), and writes a regular column of the same name for ACEP Now. Dr. Milne is a staff physician at the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada, and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicin

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Education Day – Wed 19th Jun 2024

Greater Sydney Area HEMS

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The History of the 911 Emergency Number

Emergency Live

Origins of the 911 Number The emergency number 911, known in the United States as the universal number for emergencies, has its origins in the 1960s. Before 911, there wasn’t a single number that anyone in distress could call, which led people to often dial direct numbers of local police stations, fire departments, or hospitals, […] The post The History of the 911 Emergency Number appeared first on Emergency Live.

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Wisconsin Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Healthcare Providers

American Medical Compliance

This training educates healthcare providers on how to recognize, respond, and remove sexual harassment from the workplace. Sexual harassment in the workplace remains a pervasive issue, impacting not only individual employees but also the overall work environment and organizational effectiveness. For healthcare providers, addressing this issue is particularly critical, given the unique challenges and sensitivities inherent in healthcare settings.