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Journal Review

Single Dose Dexamethasone in Adult Asthma Exacerbations

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Acute asthma presentations account for more than 2.1 million Emergency Department (ED) visits annually. In the US, 8.4% of the population is affected by the disease. Current guidelines from the National Heart,
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Journal Review

Amiodarone, Lidocaine or Placebo in OHCA

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Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) leads to over 300,000 deaths every year in North America. Many OHCA are due to ventricular fibrillation (VF) or pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VT), which are generally considered to have the best prognosis during cardiac arrest due to their responsiveness to defibrillation.
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Peri-Mortem C-Section

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Peri-Mortem C-Section is a rarely performed procedure with the potential to save two lives. The primary goal is maternal resuscitation.
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Allie Boyd, MD