Tue.May 14, 2024

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The “Backward Finochietto” Problem

The Trauma Pro

Resuscitative thoracotomy is a (sometimes) life-saving procedure reserved for trauma patients in extremis. Thankfully, most trauma centers do very few of these a year. However, that makes it one of those “high severity – low frequency” procedures that generate many, many quality improvement problems. Many of these issues are due to operator unfamiliarity or equipment availability.

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JC – Chat GPT and AI vs Humans in medical assessment – is there a difference?

St. Emlyn

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed Can ChatGPT write clinical cases and MCQs unrecognisable from those written by humans? The post JC – Chat GPT and AI vs Humans in medical assessment – is there a difference? appeared first on St.Emlyn's.


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Improving the qualities of ventilations during CPR

Emergency Live

The ventilation maneuver during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a complex intervention influenced by various factors related to the patient, the operator, and the environment. Therefore, researchers have highlighted the importance of objectively and reliably measuring the quality of ventilation during CPR through a scientific study The objective of the study, conducted by Dr.

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Senior Account Manager's Insights: A Decade in Healthcare Recruitment with Josh

Core Medical Group

Josh, a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in healthcare recruitment at CoreMedical Group, brings a wealth of expertise to his role. Starting in sourcing and advancing to perm recruiting, he has excelled as a recruiter, team leader, and now as a Senior Account Manager. Known for his strong relationships and continuous improvement mindset, Josh is dedicated to making a positive impact by connecting healthcare professionals with their dream opportunities.

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Time to trash proximal tibia and 15 mm IO needle in adult & paediatric cardiac arrest!


References: Kwong S, Kothary S, Poncinelli LL. Skeletal development of the proximal humerus in the pediatric population: MRI features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Feb;202(2):418-25. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.10711. PMID: 24450686. Reid C, Fogg T, Healy G. Deformation of a humeral intraosseous catheter due to positioning for thoracostomy. Clin Exp Emerg Med. 2018 Sep;5(3):208-209. doi: 10.15441/ceem.17.243.

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Increasing Ambulance Services Efficiency and Accessibility to Improve Emergency Response

Ziqitza HealthCare Ltd

Ambulance services are an integral part of emergency medical services. In an intense medical emergency, the arrival of immediate help and an ambulance can make the difference between life and death. Ambulances equipped with life-saving tools and cutting-edge devices can help patients in need with the help they require at the right time. Ambulance services staff highly qualified and well-trained medical professionals, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, especially educated to provide tr

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HIPAA Compliance Training for Telehealth Providers

American Medical Compliance

The following HIPAA Compliance Training for Telehealth Providers educates telehealth providers on how to comply with HIPAA regulations. Additionally, in the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare, telehealth has emerged as a vital service. Furthermore, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance is crucial for telehealth providers to ensure confidentiality of sensitive health data.

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ECG of the Week – 15th May 2024


The following ECG is from a 30-year-old female who presents with acute severe chest pain and collapse. She is 5 days post-partum.