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practice updates

Whole Blood in Trauma: Ready for Primetime?

Is whole blood ready for routine use in trauma? What is the evidence behind it? This post evaluates whole blood and provides a glimpse into a currently-used protocol.

practice updates

emDocs Cases: Evidence-Based Recommendations for Rhabdomyolysis

In this edition of emDocs Cases, we look at the evidence concerning rhabdomyolysis. What history/exam findings suggest the condition? Is CK level related to renal injury? What fluid is best? Are sodium bicarbonate and mannitol helpful? What's the disposition? We look at these and more.