In the later half of 2018, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) published their guidelines with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients. These guidelines were beneficial to support some current practices based on current evidence. In this post, we review the guidelines and some of the supporting evidence.
A relatively recent article, the SHoC-ED trial, can sound like the need for ultrasonography in hypotension is not necessarily beneficial. In this podcast the trial, along with its strengths and limitations, will be reviewed.
Patrick Bafuma is back to interview Janelle Bludorn for this installment of the EM ID podcast series. This time they talk about testing for two of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), Gonorrhea and Chlamydia (GC/C).
Andrew Fisher is not your typical medical student. In addition to his EMS background, he was a PA in the military. Now, he is in his third year of medical school and has a passion for education. This is especially true when it comes to blood products.
Furosemide (frusemide) is a commonly used loop diuretic. Also known by the commercial name, Lasix, it is well established drug but is prone to some common myths. To help kill the dogma, we review a recently published paper discussing 10 myths regarding this frequently used medication.
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