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Core Content: Capnography http://ow.ly/5OyS50kfqPT | A look at the uses of capnography in the ED. #FOAMed # MedEd
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We introduce the revival of Core EM! Our residents, faculty and students have put together a strong line-up of content headed your way in upcoming posts and podcasts. Stay tuned!
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Core Content: Quad Tendon Tear/Rupture http://ow.ly/WZTh30ltVdW | Uncommon injury but can be missed without thorough examination. #FOAMed
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Core Content: Peds Femoral Shaft Fractures http://ow.ly/leas30kZO7B | Most important concept is to consider non-accidental trauma (child abuse) in young children #FOAMed #FOAMped
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Core Content: Patella Tendon Rupture http://ow.ly/rwdN30kZtOL | Key in diagnosis is loss of extensor mechanism of knee. Immobilize, non-weight bearing + prompt ortho follow up #FOAMed
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Journal Update: Edoxaban for Cancer-Assoc VTE http://ow.ly/OFLE30kMHhn | Edoxaban w/ higher major bleed rate in comparison to LMWH. Study structured to favor NOAC but incr in harms concerning #FOAMed http://ow.ly/i/GE6eN
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Core Content: Traumatic Arthrotomy http://ow.ly/8Erg30kSjMK | Suspect w/ any lac over joint. Diagnosis w/ XR, CT + Saline Load Test. Great video via @lmellick http://ow.ly/cFGk30kSjPo #FOAMed
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Classic Journal Review: Wells' Score + D-dimer to Rule-Out PE http://ow.ly/DzOV30kSh5I | Combo of low probability Wells' + (-) dimer highly sensitive + high NPV #FOAMed
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Core Content: Achilles Tendon Rupture http://ow.ly/u50P30kO1pw | Clinical diagnosis in the ED w/ Thompson Test playing pivotal role. Keep all ruptures in resting equinus position + non-weightbearing #FOAMed
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Journal Update: The STONE Study http://ow.ly/Xcn930kGgoR | Another RDCT demonstrating no improved stone passage rate w/ tamsulosin. Clearly time to end routine practice of giving this med #FOAMed
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