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The EM Educator Series: When sepsis care becomes not so straightforward

Welcome back to the EM Educator Series. These posts provide brief mini-cases followed by key questions to consider while working. The featured questions provide important learning points for those working with you, as well as vital items to consider in the evaluation and management of the specific condition discussed. This week we discuss sepsis in various scenarios.

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The EM Educator Series: Sepsis in the ED

Welcome back to The EM Educator Series! These posts provide brief mini-cases followed by key questions to consider while working and educating. Today we look at several components of sepsis evaluation and management in the ED, followed by key references.

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When is Capnography Useful in the ED? Part II

Welcome to Part II of capnography uses in the ED. Capnography is increasingly being utilized in the ED, primarily for endotracheal intubation, cardiac arrest, and procedural sedation. This post will introduce you to several other uses for capnography.

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Sepsis Biomarkers: What’s New?

Sepsis is a common disease, but sometimes, we need some assistance with the diagnosis and resuscitation of these patients. Can biomarkers help us, or are we wasting time using these measures? What's wrong with just the time-honored history and exam?