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We've Moved!
Hi all, We've moved to a new location: www.everydayebm.org Please come check out the new site!

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A Comfortable Miss Rate? Who Needs an LP after CT?
Clinical Scenario : A middle-aged man with a history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, and peripheral vascular disease presents to the ED after an episode of syncope about 30 minutes ago. He is now completely alert and oriented and complains of a...

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@WUSTL_EM #EMConf: #FOAMed Supplement No. 18 & 19
Conference October  21st [LJ] 1. Interesting Case Conference Sometimes its important to know the atypical presentations of common diseases.  This week we discussed Kawasaki Shock syndrome.  EM docs discusses the reasons for delayed diagnosis in  Kawaski dis...

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For the Sake of the Trach: Tracheostomy Basics & Complications in the ED
Clinical scenario: You’re working in the ED when you receive a pre-arrival page: 62 y M with trach in respiratory distress, unab le to obtain sat s , ETA 5 min.  As you are setting up suction in the resuscitation bay, EMS arrives with a pale , elderly male ...

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@WUSTL_EM #EMConf: #FOAMed Supplement No. 17
1.  Core Content: Tick Born & Viral Illness - emdocs covers Diagnosis and Treatment of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in the ED . - What's the data surrounding tamiflu use for influenza?  EP Monthly reviewed it in this article and EM Lit of Note addressed in ...

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@WUSTL_EM #EMConf: #FOAMed Supplement No. 16
1. Airway Cases - The Severe Asthmatic - How to manage the ventilator once you've intubated: EMCrit on Ventilator Settings for the patient with obstructive airway disease . [MD] - Annals of Emergency Medicine covers whether Non-Invasive Positive-Pressure Ve...

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Gettin' jiggy wit it ... Stick a Catheter in it? Consider the Peripheral IJ.
Clinical scenario : You are taking care of a patient with a history of IV drug use who presents to the emergency department with a large abscess in her arm requiring drainage under conscious sedation. Nursing is unable to obtain IV access after multiple att...

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@WUSTL_EM #EMConf: #FOAMed Supplement No. 15
 1. Kawaski's Disease and Other Pediatric Rashes - Life in the Fast Lane covers Kawasaki's disease .  For a quick reference, you can also see ALiEM's Kawasaki PV card .  Peds EM Morsels also covered delayed diagnosis of  Kawasaki's disease in the post . - W...

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@WUSTL_EM #EMConf: #FOAMed Supplement No. 14
Welcome to @WUSTL_EM #EMConf, the #FOAMed Edition. The purpose of this weekly column is to identify #FOAMed resources that reinforce and expand on the concepts/facts discussed during weekly conference. Please post additional resources as comments below or t...

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@WUSTL_EM #EMConf : #FOAMed Supplement No. 13
Welcome to @WUSTL_EM #EMConf, the #FOAMed Edition.
The purpose of this weekly column is to identify #FOAMed resources that
reinforce and expand on the concepts/facts discussed during weekly
conference. Please post additional resources as comments below ...
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