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Diagnostics: Inflammatory Markers

Taming the SRU

This finding was not significantly different among operators with different levels of experience, or between adults and children. The authors recommended against the use of biomarkers or clinical symptoms stand-alone tests to diagnose bacterial pneumonia given the poor test characteristics. Intensive Care Med.

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Episode 24 - First Trimester Pregnancy Emergencies: Recognition and Management

EB Medicine

Jeff: Perhaps most importantly, no history or physical alone can rule in or out an ectopic pregnancy, for that you’ll need testing and imaging or operative findings. Jeff: Up first is the urine pregnancy test. Nachi: And that’s a perfect segue into our next section - diagnostic studies. Gadolinium should always be avoided.