Month: October 2011

Pediatrics PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

Are arterial and venous samples clinically equivalent for the estimation of pH, serum bicarbonate and potassium concentration in critically ill patients?
another study on VBG vs ABG, I am sure in ED we almost agreed that a lot of ABG could be replaced by VBG but still among our consultant, this is not as clear as for us. this study

Diabetes PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

Cardiac arrest PGY3 PGY4

How do we measure the fluid status in a patient with shock? This usually measures with CVP or Ultrasound.  CVP measurement is possible when we have a  central line(subclavian or intra-jugular). Ultrasound brought a quick assessment of volume status or fluid

PGY3 PGY4 Sepsis

Top Ten Mistakes in Residency by: Peter Deblieux

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We all know that VBG can be replaced with ABG for a lot of reasons, but our consulatants are still asking for ABG in DKA, COPD, Asthma and etc. I will post some data that show VBG is as good as ABG unless you have a patient under vent. 
Diagnostic Accuracy of Venous Blood Gas Electrolytes for Identifying Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department.

Diabetes PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

2008 Pocket Guides, Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guideline

PGY1 PGY2 Sepsis

ACEP’s Video presentation of Dr. Greg Henry and Dr. Gillian Schmitz discussing the top ten documentation mistakes.

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Emergency-Medicine-Past-and-Future by: Peter Rosen

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How to do Lung Ultrasound to rule out Pneumothorax!

1. Select your probe:
Linear probe, or vascular probe with low penetration and high frequency.

 

PGY3 PGY4 Ultrasound

PGY4 Ultrasound

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Which Anti-emetic for Undifferentiated Vomiting By: Ingrid Lim

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