Continuing with our EM Mindset series, here is another great piece by Dr. John P. Marshall to kick off your week. Enjoy!
A great review of managing the pediatric airway with tips on initial assessment, physiology, and equipment.
I think that we’d all agree that 144/89 is not a normal blood pressure, but it is one that those of us who have the pleasure of caring for adults will look at with almost a sense of comfort – because it isn’t 70/30 or 210/120. Unfortunately, however, this sense of reassurance cannot be had when dealing with children. Depending on the patient’s sex, age, and height, 144/89 may not only represent hypertension but may be associated with hypertensive crisis in kids!
Posterior MIs can be tricky…learn how to recognize this rare set of MIs through this post
A great post by Core EM – Bringing core EM content to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Learn the common infections in pregnancy by Dr. Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD (@jbeckesmay)
Tips for ensuring the safety of discharged patients, from a newly minted attending physician
Continuing with our EM Mindset series, here is another great piece by Dr. Mike Stone to kick off your week. Enjoy!
Two cases, where patients return with crushing chest pain to a different ED, and both patients’ ECGs show ST elevation with reciprocal changes.
What was missed on the first visit? Could the initial ED physician have done anything differently?