Monthly Archives: October 2011

Older Patients in the ED

With the greying of our population and the new trend in Emergency Medicine with Geriatric EDs, its time shore up your knowledge about management considerations for the elderly! Our patient population is aging, and are using emergency medical services at … Continue reading

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Awake Intubation : ERCAST meets EMCRIT

General principle: “If it’s gonna be a difficult airway, do an awake intubation” THE KEY TO AWAKE INTUBATION: It’s really not that big a deal (not that different from what we usually do) Awake intubation = intubation with SEDATION + … Continue reading

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The Ultrasound Podcast – Dyspnea

We all have the skills, now it is a matter of bringing the ultrasound to the bedside and evaluating the dyspneic patient. ┬áStart listening to the Emergency Ultrasound Podcast ┬áto get a few more ideas on how use your skills … Continue reading

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