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CDC gives a nudge to hospitals on sepsis care

PulmCCM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention formally called on hospitals to develop robust sepsis care programs to systematically identify and treat sepsis, track outcomes, and improve care delivery. The guidance comes as a series of recommendations dubbed the Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements , along with an “assessment tool” that functions as a sort of checklist for compliance.

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Chest discomfort and a dilated right ventricle. What's going on?

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

Written by Magnus Nossen MD, peer reviewed and edits by Smith, Meyers, Grauer A 60 something previously healthy female smoker sought medical attention after 2-3 days of intermittent chest discomfort. The chest discomfort was described as sharp. Episodes lasting 5-30 minutes. On the day of presentation she experienced another episode of chest discomfort accompanied by vomiting and throat pain.

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SheMD Journal Club: But You Don't Look Like A Scientist

SheMD

Here at sheMD, we believe in the importance of practicing Evidence-Based Medicine. We believe the same principles apply to discussing Gender and Medical Education. Therefore, we are bringing you an entire Journal Club series! Our series will focus on foundational and new literature within the gender and medicine space. Today, we will be discussing the article entitled, But You Don’t Look Like A Scientist!

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EMCrit RACC Lit Review – September 2023

EMCrit

All the amazing RACC literature for September 2023 EMCrit Project by Scott Weingart, MD FCCM.

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How much time to perform a POCUS exam?

University of Maryland Department of Emergency Med

Point of Care Ultrasound has been shown to change medical management and decrease time to diagnosis. However, someti.

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Karl Connell

Life in the Fast Lane

Ciselle Meier and Mike Cadogan Karl Connell Major Karl Connell (1878-1941) was an American surgeon, serviceman and inventor.

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Early Fall Break

Pediatric Education

PediatricEducation.org is taking an early fall break The next case will be published on 9/25/23. In the meantime, please take a look at the different Archives and Curriculum Maps listed at the top of the page. We appreciate your patronage, Donna D’Alessandro and Michael D’Alessandro, curators.

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