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How to crack many Master Lock combinations in eight tries or less | Ars Technica

Gymnasium locker rooms may never be secure again, thanks to quick and easy hack.<p>There's a vulnerability in Master Lock branded padlocks that allows …

Information Security

How To Place A Blakemore Tube in an ED Patient with Upper GI Bleeding from Esophageal Varices

A salem sump NG tube is laid next to the Blakemore with its tip just proximal to the gastric balloon. A piece of tape is placed on the NGT at the …

Viking Tactics Sling Installation Video

Firearms, Reloading Supplies, Gunsmithing Tools, Gun Parts and Accessories

Guns

New from SB Tactical: Pistol Arm Braces for H&K, Uzi, KRISS, and Galil Rifles

Alex Bosco just texted me this picture of some of their newest concoctions. For those who don’t know, Alex is the inventor of the pistol arm brace …

Tactical Load Out Bag : Minuteman Bag

Tactical Medicine in Transition

Combat is the crucible of trauma medicine. That's been true since the earliest days of medical practice, and it remains true today. The reason that …

29 Must-Have Optics & Sights For 2014

Today’s AR rifle with a flattop upper is super versatile when mounting optics. The built-in Picatinny rails offer numerous mounting positions. Optics …

Extreme Sports

H5 TACTICAL

<b>Train on a whole new level!! Realistic Scenarios using Real Weapons!! Real Training for the Real World!!</b><p>H5 Tactical offers training that uses Fire …

Self Defense

Podcast 122 – Cardiac Arrest after the Toxicology of Smoke Inhalation with Lewis Nelson

What is the proper care for a patient in cardiac arrest or shock after smoke inhalation if they don't have severe burns?EMCrit by emcrit.

Cardiac Arrest

Etomidate – there is always a downside

By Norwegian intensivist/anaesthetist/HEMS Physician Dr Per Bredmose.<p>[Warning – Rant level: Viking]<p>Etomidate has for a long time been known in some …

Integrated ultrasound approach to Fluid Responsiveness……Canadian Style. #FOAMED

Remember the funny talking French Canadians who brought you EGLS recently?Well, they’re back.They think we’ve been a bit narrow in our discussion of …

Carotid Flow Time for Volume Responsiveness + “What does the Chris Fox say?” #foamed

You liked Carotid VTI for volume responsiveness? Well, then you’re going to love this.This is another concept that is being studied right now…….not …

OPEN CHEST COMPRESSIONS IN MEDICAL CARDIAC ARREST

Despite all the thousands of man-hours and gazillions of money going into researching stuff like therapeutic hypothermia and adrenaline in cardiac …

Century Arms C39 (100% American-made AK-47) - Part 1 - 1,000 Round Torture Test - Bearing Arms - Century Arms, Century Arms C-39, Video

Century Arms has had an “iffy” reputation as gun builder, but the Centurion 39 fired here went through 1,000 rounds without a gun-related stoppage …

Made in America

The Role of Percutaneous Cricothyrotomy: Wire In Trachea Readiness Technique

There was a period in the history of emergency medicine when cricothyrotomy was the primary airway management strategy for all patients in cervical …

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Podcast 117 - Everyday Emergency Kits with Keith Conover

If you are an EM:RAP listener, you have probably heard Mel Herbert's story of 2 cars crashing right outside of his house. Mel realized he did not …

Welcome

TacticalWalls – Tactical Shelves

TacticalWalls’ 1242 RLS and 825 PLS are shelves that double as storage solutions for rifles and handguns, respectively. Both models function as …

The Debate on tPA for Ischemic Stroke at EMCrit – What Does the Research Really Say?

<i>It puts the tPA in the patient, or else it gets the hose, again!</i><p>Should we look only at the so-called positive studies?<p>The proponents of tPA …

Paraspinous Cervical Block for Headache

Previously we have discussed the use of propofol for migraine headache (part 1, part 2). In this post, we’ll look at another headache treatment that …

Laceration Repair • LITFL

Great #FOAMed resource for ‘<i>closing the gap</i>‘ over at LacerationRepair.com<p>Simple series of short didactic videos on basic suture skills with tips …

Video Tutorials

Thyroid Storm: Treatment Strategies

The Case<p>You have a 54-year-old female who presents to the emergency department with a chief complaint of “just feeling out of it.” She has felt “off …

Should We Admit All Patients with Sternal Fractures?

The detection rate of sternal fractures following motor vehicle collisions and blunt trauma to the chest and abdomen has increased over the past …

Shock Index: A Predictor of Morbidity and Mortality?

Emergent airway management and severe sepsis are both high-risk situations that are commonly encountered by emergency physicians. It is well known …