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52 Articles in 52 Weeks: Landmark EM Articles 2013

To provide a resource for evidence-based Emergency Medical education, this list of must-read landmark articles was created to supplement the …

Medicine

Hyperosmolar Therapy for Increased Intracranial Pressure (Review)

Hypertonic Saline & Mannitol for Raised Intracranial Pressure<p>Acute brain injuries of all sorts increase the pressure inside the skull (intracranial …

The Use of TEG & Goal Directed Blood Component Therapy | University of Maryland

The traditional end-points of resuscitation (improved LOC, skin perfusion, VS to baseline, UOP, and normal lab values) are DEAD. The new end-points …

| Cutting Edge Resuscitation Medical Education

<b>Towards Excellence in Resuscitation – Analysing Difficult Resuscitation Cases #2</b><p>Occasionally we step out of the resuscitation room feeling like a …

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The Trauma Professional's Blog

What’s The Best Test For Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury?<p>Blunt injury to the carotids or vertebrals (BCVI) is a little more common than originally …

VT versus SVT with aberrancy

Look at this ECG – how do you interpret it?<p><b>There are three main diagnostic possibilities:</b><p>VT<br>• SVT with aberrant conduction due to bundle branch block<br>• SVT …

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

• A = Anteroseptal wall<br>• B = Anterior wall<br>• C = Anterolateral wall<br>• D = Inferolateral wall<br>• E = Inferior wall<br>• F = Inferoseptal wall

Pediatric ECG Basics ~ Part 2

Our resident cardiologist Dr. Buck Kyle completes the second part of his lecture series on pediatric ECG reading. This time we get into the most …

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Clinical clearance of the cervical spine in patients with distracting injuries: It is time to dispel the myth. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess the sensitivity and efficacy of clinical examination for screening of cervical spine …

China horrific bus smash caught on camera

The tragic footage shows how passengers are flung from their seats while the bus is reportedly reversing up a highway, having missed an exit.<p>The …

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Crisis Resource Management – from Academic Life in Emergency Medicine

From ALiEM:<p>“<i>CRM and SBT… just another set of acronyms in the world of medical education? Don’t we already have enough??</i><p><i>Not quite! Rather, Crisis</i> …

A re-conceptualisation of acute spinal care

Statistics from Altmetric.com<p>Request Permissions<p>If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the …

Medical Journals

Cardiac Troponin Debate

This is my first official contribution to Resus Review. I wanted to start with a follow up on my recent comment on cardiac troponin.<p>Cardiac …

It's personal

Things have been tricky for me lately. My two-week summer break turned out to be anything but restful and definitely not a break from the NHS.<p>My 10 …

Highlights - Free Open Access Meducation in Emergency Medicine

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The Path to Insanity from SMACC 2013

This was my favorite lecture assigned to me at SMACC 2013. It discusses the search for excellence in our profession. I hope you enjoy!<p>Knowledge<p>The …