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Teaching on a clinical shift can sometimes be difficult: it’s busy, everyone’s running around and it’s hard to capture a trainees attention. Recently, on twitter, Amal Mattu (@amalmattu) has been posting pictures of his white board teaching: discrete pearls written down and shared with anyone who walks by.
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Journal Review

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Thanks to Salim Rezaie for the peer review. This post is cross-posted at REBEL EM.

Low back pain is an extremely common presentation to US Emergency Departments (EDs) representing 2.4% or 2.7 million visits annually.
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This posts discusses the identification and management of the pediatric septic hip as well as differentiation from toxic synovitis.
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This post contains all the info you need to perform forearm nerve blocks. Thanks to Jacob Avila for sharing his amazing teaching videos.
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Teaching on a clinical shift can sometimes be difficult: it’s busy, everyone’s running around and it’s hard to capture a trainees attention. Recently, on twitter, Amal Mattu (@amalmattu) has been posting pictures of his white board teaching: discrete pearls written down and shared with anyone who walks by.
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Journal Review

Filed Under: Tags: , , , March 16th, 2017 Leave a Comment

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common dysrhythmias encountered in the ED. The management of recent-onset AF and atrial flutter (AFl) in the ED continues to be debated.
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Teaching on a clinical shift can sometimes be difficult: it’s busy, everyone’s running around and it’s hard to capture a trainees attention. Recently, on twitter, Amal Mattu (@amalmattu) has been posting pictures of his white board teaching: discrete pearls written down and shared with anyone who walks by.
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Journal Review

Filed Under: Tags: , , March 2nd, 2017 Leave a Comment

This post is cross-posted on REBEL EM here.

Thanks to Salim Rezaie for his edits.

Intraosseous (IO) access can play an important role in the resuscitation of the critically ill patient to help expedite delivery of critical medications (i.e.
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Anand Swaminathan, MD, MPH

Anand Swaminathan, MD, MPH

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@emswami

Anand "Swami" Swaminathan is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine in the Ronald O. Perelman Emergency Department and assistant residency director of the NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine residency program. His interests are in resuscitation medicine, resident education and cutting the knowledge translation window. Swami is an active contributor and supporter of innovations in medicine, particularly Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM). He is a contributor to a number of sites including ALiEM, LITFL, ERCast, EMCrit, The SGEM and REBEL EM Swami is also the course director of The Teaching Course and faculty for EM: RAP and Essentials of Emergency Medicine.