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Brain Trauma Guidelines for Emergency Medicine

ACEP Now

These guidelines present the best available evidence to support clinical decision making in the prehospital setting when TBI care may have the most significant impact on outcomes; they also establish a research agenda for future investigations. This document is an update of guidelines first published in 2000, and then updated in 2007.

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Tasty Morsels of Critical Care 060 | The post cardiac surgery patient

Emergency Medicine Ireland

The scheduled, usually elective nature of cardiac surgery lends itself to large scale outcome prediction and indeed, cardiac surgery has found its outcomes examined very closely over the past few decades. Likely driven by rewarming induced vasodilation and hypothermia induced diuresis they can be hypovolaemic.

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EM@3AM: Hyperthermia

EMDocs

Evaporative cooling is the preferred method to actively reduce body temperature in the emergency department , as it can be performed with ongoing resuscitation efforts. As you attempt to examine the patient, he has a generalized, tonic-clonic seizure. What is your diagnosis, and what are your next steps in evaluation and management?

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Grand Rounds Recap 8.9.23

Taming the SRU

to 1 mcg/kg/hour procedural sedation loading dose: 0.5-1 1 mcg/kg over 10 minutes followed by continuous infusion: 0.2 to 1 mcg/kg/hour procedural sedation loading dose: 0.5-1 1 mcg/kg over 10 minutes followed by continuous infusion: 0.2 to 1 mcg/kg/hour procedural sedation loading dose: 0.5-1