Month: March 2015

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.

General EM PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

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, authors  observed 1,163

General EM PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4 Uncategorized

PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4 Sepsis

Infectious Disease PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

Clearance of suspected c-spine injuries specifically in AMS is one of the challenging topics in trauma. How do you clear C-spine in obtunded  patient? well, as you know there are 2 methods:  MRI or/and Flex-ex xray.There is a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine in March:
Cervical Spine Clearance in Obtunded Patients After Blunt Traumatic Injury: A Systematic Review

PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4 Trauma

Cardiology PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

I highly recommend you to take a look at this article published in American Heart Journal last week(Feb, 2015). The authors identified 11 class 1A(means the best evidence) in  STEMI or UA/NSTEMI and they followed them form clinical trial publication til meaningful application into clinical practice.  It took 16 years for clinician to apply those evidence into practice.

Cardiology PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4