Here’s a little youtube video on the initial first aid management of epistaxis in the ED, with the easy to use “tongue-depressor nasal-peg”!
Uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) in older adults: Diagnosis. (see part 2 for treatment options)
Diagnosis and management of testicular torsion in the Emergency Department.
This post summarizes the FAST ultrasound and it's main views.
A 3 minute video introducing the concepts and different blade geometries for direct laryngoscopy.
A 3D visualization of EKG lead placements around heart, including patters to expect for STEMIs in various locations/vessels.
Ten minute screencast describing an expanded ABCs mnemonic for Resuscitation.
The diagnosis of STEMI (ST elevation myocardial infarction) is discussed including the varying ECG patterns that may be seen with anterior, inferior, posterior and lateral STEMI. A great review of the basics!
Overview of synthetic cannabinoids: background, clinical presentation, treatment, and the bottom line for your practice in the ED.
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An overview of the patterns to look for in an EKG of a patient with syncope. Also a discussion of syncope with bundle branch block.
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