Core Emergency Medicine

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Review an up-to-date approach to identifying and managing Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Tubo-Ovarian Abscess.

Ultrasound Guided Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks

Review an up-to-date approach to commonly utilized ultrasound-guided lower extremity nerve blocks.

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Episode 190: Electrical Storm

We discuss Electrical Storm (VT storm) and how to care for the very irritable heart.

Brian Gilberti, MD
Reed Colling, MD

Episode 189: Hyperkalemia 2.0

We revisit the topic of Hyperkelamia to update our prior episode from 2015 (pre-Lokelma)

Brian Gilberti, MD
Jonathan Kobles, 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 62-year-old male with a history of Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Coronary Artery Disease with stents, Pulmonary Embolism on Eliquis, presents with sudden onset, severe, mid-sternal chest pain that started 15 minutes prior to arrival. He arrived initially with diaphoresis and pallor which have self-resolved following arrival to the ED.

  1. What is your clinical approach to a patient with self-resolved anginal chest pain? How would your management change in the setting of on-going chest pain?

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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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The SQuID Protocol (Subcutaneous Insulin in Diabetic Ketoacidosis): Impacts on ED Operational Metrics. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2023

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an endocrine emergency. The  standard of care of treating DKA is fluid resuscitation, electrolyte management, and intravenous insulin infusion in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting for close glucose and electrolyte monitoring.
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