Category: General EM

“Sign out”, “Hand off” is one of the critical action for EM physicians. SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation) is one of the famous procedure to standardize this action. I-PASS initially…

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When I saw this article in Annals , I was sure that I have seen it before, but could not believe that 2 studies with almost same methods, same number of patients, and same dose of medication.

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Well, I just sent an article that how important is the role of vital signs during pre-hospital or in ED assessment. Annals of EM published an article: Communication of Vital Signs at Emergency Department Handoff: Opportunities for Improvement. In a prospective observational study, authorsĀ  observed 1,163

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I used Low Dose Ketamine for Pain relief in ED, and I had a very good experience with it, but new study in AJEM Feb, 6, showed that compare with morphine ,LD Ketmaine

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It is good to tell residents something and back it up with some EVIDENCE!!! such as your Mentor is not someone to tell you something that You want to hear!…

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Discharge Against Medical Advice, Pitfalls and Troubleshooting. There is a very interesting article from JAMA in Nov. 2013, explaining of misconception and how misleading is information regarding discharge patient with AMA. I always discuss with residents that signing an AMA form does not mean anything unless you document the patient’s condition and mental status and details of your discussion in medical record.

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Pain management in ED is a challenging topic. Teaching residents to start with NSAIDS vs Narcotics and Ibuprofen- Toradol vs Morphine- Dilaudid , always could be a place for discussion/argument.

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