Sep 4, 2018
Britt Long, MD and Rob Orman, MD discuss emergency department management of patients with complications of cirrhosis.
Aug 6, 2018
Few patients are more challenging in the ED than the asthmatic in extremis who is recalcitrant to standard therapy. Asthma is different than other causes of severe respiratory distress. And there are different forms of asthma as well.
Besides cricoid pressure, magnesium, and slowing down ventilations, how else...
Jul 1, 2018
The pendulum never seems to stop swinging when it comes to the efficacy of epinephrine in cardiac arrest.
20-25 years ago, the push was to use escalating doses of epinephrine starting at 1 mg and increasing to 3 mg, then 5 mg, and continuing at 5 mg as needed. Some protocols started directly with 5 mg and continued...
Jun 3, 2018
Internist Neda Freyha sprinkles some IM in the ED - how to interpret TSH levels and why aspirin is no longer recommended for a-fib thromboprophylaxis.
May 4, 2018
Rob and Tom Deloughery discuss management of actively bleeding patients who have been prescribed anticoagulation medications.