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ECG Blog #437 — A 2-Part Answer.

Ken Grauer, MD

I was sent the ECG in Figure-1 — but without the benefit of any history. QUESTIONS: How would YOU interpret this tracing? WHY do I say there is, "A 2-Part Answer?" Figure-1: The initial ECG in today's case. ( To improve visualization — I've digitized the original ECG using PMcardio ). MY Thoughts on Today's CASE: As important as providing a brief, relevant history is for optimal clinical ECG interpretation — Cases like the one today often prove even more educational, because we are not given any

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No Benefit to Daily Multivitamin Use

Science Based Medicine

A 20-year analysis of almost 400,000 generally healthy adults shows that vitamins do not help you live longer. The post No Benefit to Daily Multivitamin Use first appeared on Science-Based Medicine.

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Burnout, Stress and Anxiety: how to protect one's psychological well-being

Emergency Live

Every rescue worker knows how critical it is to keep the mind and body in shape to best deal with emergencies Causes and Symptomatology of Burnout Burnout, or “job burnout syndrome,” is a condition of chronic work-related stress characterized by a progressive depletion of mental and physical resources, with symptoms that may include: Chronic fatigue […] The post Burnout, Stress and Anxiety: how to protect one's psychological well-being appeared first on Emergency Live.

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Drugs: the problem, the solution, the interactions!

EM Ottawa

We all know medications can help us feel better and stay healthy but as we are all familiar, sometimes drug interactions can be overlooked and cause significant adverse health outcomes. Drug interactions are common clinical problems that can occur in several different ways and in various settings. The estimated rate of drug interactions occurring in […] The post Drugs: the problem, the solution, the interactions!

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Forest fires: preventing them and fighting them

Emergency Live

With the hot season and the arrival of increasingly higher temperatures, the threat of forest fires returns; vegetation and wildlife at serious risk as well as the civilian population As rescue workers, we know how forest fires pose a dire threat to our environment, the civilian community, and our own safety. With the arrival of […] The post Forest fires: preventing them and fighting them appeared first on Emergency Live.

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EMCrit Wee – Don’t be so Quick to Blow-Off New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib)

EMCrit

We have a tendency to rate control and then send them somewhere else EMCrit Project by Scott Weingart, MD FCCM.

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