Core Emergency Medicine

Naloxone Masterclass

An up-to-date review of Opioid Reversal with Naloxone – dosing, drips, and side effects.

Acute Radiation Exposure

Review an up-to-date article on Acute Radiation Exposure.

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Episode 196: The Critically Ill Infant

We discuss an approach to the critically ill infant.

Ellen Duncan, MD, PhD
Brian Gilberti, MD

Episode 195: ARDS

We review Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Sadakat Chowdhury, 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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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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“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.”

– Willa Cather

Over the past several years, I’ve thought a lot about what to say during the immediate moments after a failed cardiac arrest or traumatic resuscitation. When the rush of adrenaline comes to a screeching halt and all that is left is a deafening silence,
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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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