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I’ve got a pulse… now what? – Post-Arrest Care in the Acute Setting

“I’ve got a pulse,” you hear the nurse shout. Finally, a sigh of relief comes over the crowded resuscitation room and you take a moment to reflect on what just happened... but, your work is just now about to truly begin. It is up to you to determine why the patient died in the first place and determine which crucial steps need to be initiated to increase your patient’s chance of survival.

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Pediatric SHOCK Index

Originally published at Pediatric EM Morsels on March 6, 2015. Reposted with permission. Follow Dr. Sean M. Fox on twitter @PedEMMorsels Fortunately, the critically ill child is not as common in the Emergency Department as the critically ill adult. Unfortunately, when the critically ill child does arrive, it can be challenging to recognize him/her initially. This […]

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EM Mindset: Rob Orman – The Successful ED Mindset

We at emDocs are proud to introduce our new series called "EM Mindset." We hope our audience enjoys the pearls of wisdom that each of these seasoned EM vets have to offer on developing the "EM Mindset." In case you missed it, please check out the first post of this series by Bob Stuntz. Look out for "EM Mindset Mondays." Enjoy!

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Hypothermia and Drowning Pearls

Winter is coming...well maybe not yet, but you never know when you will see your next drowning or hypothermic patient will enter your ED, so be prepared! Check out the latest pearls on hypothermia and drowning!