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Dr. Vinay Prasad Pretends to Admit Error: I Was Optimistic That Vaccination Would Halt the Spread of the Virus—I Was Wrong. 

Science Based Medicine

While admitting error is never easy and should always be applauded, the first step is to honestly admit error. The post Dr. Vinay Prasad Pretends to Admit Error: I Was Optimistic That Vaccination Would Halt the Spread of the Virus—I Was Wrong. first appeared on Science-Based Medicine.

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Anesthesiologists at Cedars-Sinai unionize


Anesthesiologists employed by Cedars-Sinai formed a union, representing the latest in a series of unionizations by physicians in the U.S. According to physician union leaders quoted in news reports, Cedars-Sinai proposed an update to a 2020 contract that amounted to a 10% pay cut, and then broke off negotiations with the group. The anesthesiologists cited understaffing and patient care concerns as other key factors driving the breakdown.


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EM@3AM: Brainstem Strokes


Authors: Ernesto Hernandez, MD (EM Resident Physician, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL); Jennifer Woodruff, MD (EM Attending Physician, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL) // Reviewed by: Sophia Görgens, MD (EM Physician, Northwell, NY); Cassandra Mackey, MD (Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School); Brit Long, MD (@long_brit) Welcome to EM@3AM, an emDOCs series designed to foster your working knowledge by providing an expedited review of clini

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Grand Rounds 5.8.24

Taming the SRU

r1 clinical knowledge - r4 capstone - research grand rounds - the art of em - Community corner - PEM Lecture r1 Clinical knowledge: transplant complications WITH dr. gabor Time-sensitive peri-transplant emergencies: Bleeding fistula- stop the bleed. Flood syndrome- start fluids, give antibiotics, consult surgery. Have a high suspicion for infection in transplant patients.

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Oxygen To Save the RV | More Insulin For Euglycemic-DKA


The JournalFeed podcast for the week of May 6-10, 2024. These are summaries from just 2 of the 5 articles we cover every week! For access to more, please visit for details about becoming a member. Tuesday Spoon Feed : Utilizing oxygen, rather than room air, for patients with intermediate-risk acute PE may be helpful even if patients are not hypoxemic.

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Ovarian Dysgerminoma: Understanding and Coping with the Tumor

Emergency Live

An in-depth look at ovarian dysgerminoma, from causes to treatments What is Ovarian Dysgerminoma? Ovarian dysgerminoma is a type of tumor of the germ cells. It develops in the ovaries from sex cells, also known as germ cells. This tumor is a common malignant germ cell tumor in the ovary but accounts for less than […] The post Ovarian Dysgerminoma: Understanding and Coping with the Tumor appeared first on Emergency Live.

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EMCrit Wee – Intraosseous Device Burr Holes (Craniotomy) with Marc Grossman


How to do a scary procedure that must get done. EMCrit Project by Scott Weingart, MD FCCM.


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ECG Blog #429 — Mobitz I or Mobitz II?

Ken Grauer, MD

The 12-lead ECG and long lead II rhythms shown in Figure-1 — was obtained from an older man with a recent history of “easy fatiguability” and a presyncopal episode. QUESTIONS: How would YOU interpret the ECG in Figure-1 ? Is the group beating due to the Mobitz I or Mobitz II type of 2nd-degree AV block? Figure-1: The initial ECG in today’s case. MY Initial Thoughts on Today’s CASE: For clarity, given the above clinical history — I present my initial thoughts regarding clinical interpretation of

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SGEM #439: Go Ninja Go Ninja Go…Home without Replacing the Fingernail

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Reference: Jain A, et al. Effectiveness of nail bed repair in children with or without replacing the fingernail: NINJA multicentre randomized clinical trial. Br J Surg. March 2023 Date: May 7, 2024 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Brian Lee is a pediatric emergency medicine attending at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.