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The top 5 things to know about tramadol

<b>Tramadol. Young JWS, Juurlink DN. CMAJ 2013 Mar 18 [Epub ahead of print]</b><p><i>No abstract available</i><p>This quick one-page review covers some basic clinical …

Brugada Syndrome: An ECG Pattern You Need to Know

Brugada Syndrome is an abnormal ECG (Right Bundle Branch Block Pattern with coved ST elevation over the right precordial leads of V1-V3), which leads …

Trick of the Trade: Got a shoulder dislocation? Park it

Myriad techniques exist to reduce shoulder dislocations, which includes scapular rotation, Hennepin, Snowbird, Cunningham, and Legg maneuvers. They …

Brugada Syndrome

Brugada Syndrome History<p>Brugada Syndrome is an ECG abnormality with a high incidence of sudden death in patients with structurally normal …

Briefs: Tongue laceration repair

A lacerated tongue<p>The bleeding is well controlled, he is only in mild pain, and it does not go through the tongue completely. He had just eaten some …

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Risk stratisfication score introducted by Maden Samuel in 2002.<p>The Pediatric Appendicitis Score had a sensitivity of 1, speciificity of 0.92, …

How to Stop Bleeding in the ER Caused by Warfarin

WASHINGTON — Prothrombin complex concentrates (PCCs) are faster and more effective than fresh frozen plasma at reversing hemorrhage caused by the …

Nursemaid's elbow: Is one reduction maneuver superior?

I recently had a discussion with a group of colleagues after we saw our third nursemaid’s of the night. They wanted to know whether or not I thought …

Doctors Say It's OK To Wait Before Treating Kids' Sinus Infections

Children often get sinus infections after they've had a cold.<p>It can be hard for parents and doctors to tell when those infections need treatment with antibiotics, and when they should be left to get better on their own.<p>The nation's pediatricians are trying to make that call a bit easier. In new …

Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Size does matter and ECG can give us clues

Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is a common condition that can be both severe and difficult to diagnose. Half of all acute PE cases are diagnosed in …

Acid-Base Disorder? Mind the Gaps - Emergency Physicians Monthly

A 56 year old Russian speaking male (limited English capability) presents to the emergency department via EMS with the chief complaint of generalized …

TechTool Thursday - Epocrates Bugs and Drugs

<b>TechTool review Epocrates Bugs + Drugs by Epocrates on iOS</b><p><b>Bugs + Drugs</b> uses cloud-based information on bugs and their sensitivities. Epocrates has …

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hyperpronation for Nursemaid’s elbow

nice quick overview in a recent EP Monthly mag. Some quick pearls below:<p><b>TECHNIQUE:</b><p><b>one hand holding elbow at 90 degrees</b>• <b><br>other hand holds</b> …

NSAID vs. antibiotic for acute bronchitis?

interesting study from some primary care centers in Spain:<p>QUICK HITS:<p>416 adults, randomized to <b>3 groups (with 10-day courses of meds)</b>:<p><b>ibuprofen 600mg</b> …