Core Emergency Medicine

Facial Nerve Blocks

Read an up-to-date review on facial nerve blocks.

Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia

Review an up-to-date review of Pneumocystis Pneumonia.

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Episode 198: Hypernatremia

We discuss the approach to diagnosing and managing hypernatremia in the emergency department.

Abigail Olinde, MD
Brian Gilberti, MD

Episode 197: Acute Agitation

We discuss an approach to the acutely agitated patient and review medications commonly used.

Jonathan Kobles, MD
Brian Gilberti, MD

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The Primary Survey in Trauma

An overview of the primary survey in trauma evaluation.

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Fiberoptic Intubation

Our NYU Bellevue EM docs cover the basics for this high-yield, potentially lifesaving procedure.

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Core EKGs More EKGs →

A 71-year-old male with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hyperlipidemia, and peptic ulcer disease presents to the emergency department with substernal chest pain radiating down the right arm and dyspnea that began acutely while “running” up the stairs from the subway. The following ECG is obtained upon arrival to the emergency department.

  1. What is the next test that should be obtained in the management of this patient?

  2. What is the differential diagnosis of the acute ECG changes in the context of the patient’s presenting symptoms?

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Optimizing Trauma Resuscitation Education: A Year-Long In-Situ Simulation Curriculum

Ashika Jain, MD, Nelly Parisot, MD, Michael J. Klein, MD, Janice Shin-Kim, MD, Brian Lin, MD, Julia Paris, MD, Shannon McNamara, MD, Jessica Strauss, MD, Soma Pathak, MD

Delivering optimal care in a trauma resuscitation requires a highly coordinated and skilled team.
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Learning to interpret ECGs is not easy – but there’s a world of help out there.

Authors: Bennett J, Rhee D, Wagh A, Pusic M, Tse AB.

Being able to efficiently and accurately read an ECG is an important yet very difficult skill to learn. Online resources can help you improve your abilities at any learner level;
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: High risk and low prevalence diseases: Blast injuries

High risk and low prevalence diseases: Blast injuries American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2023

Blast injuries stem from the instantaneous transformation of a substance from solid or liquid to gas, releasing energy in the form of heat,
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