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practice updates

Power Review: Transplant Patient Management

The transplant patient is always sicker than they appear. It is important to be aggressive in these patients since they are severely immunocompromised which not only puts them at greater risk of infection but also blunts their normal signs to infection. Always contact the transplant team to help wit...

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To the HEART of the matter

The HEART score is an invaluable adjunct to emergency physicians when deciding which chest pain patients are appropriate for early discharge.

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What’s New: A Review of the Sepsis Literature

There have been a number of new publications reviewing our approach to managing sepsis. Both the ProCESS Trial and ARISE trial published in 2014 editions of the New England Journal question whether invasive procedures and rigid protocols are required to have positive patient outcomes. Other studies ...

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Ask Me Anything With Mike Stone, MD (@bedsidesono)

Update: This AMA will be happening Friday, December 12th from Noon-1:30pm EST. We're very pleased to announce that our next Ask Me Anything will be with Mike Stone, MD, RDMS. Dr. Stone is the Division Chief of Emergency Ultrasound and the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director at Brigham and Women...

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Intern Report Collection

For your Friday afternoon, here's another batch of excellent write-ups from the EM interns at UT Southwestern. Our ongoing intern report series is the product of first-year residents exploring clinical questions they have found to be particularly intriguing, with an intended audience of med students...

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Mesenteric Ischemia: A Power Review

It’s a typical busy afternoon ED shift for you. The rack seems to be overflowing, and 3 new patients have just checked in. All have abdominal pain. You have a systematic approach to your abdominal pain patients. But, does your approach keep one critical diagnosis in mind? [...]