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Severe hyperthermia is life-threatening but easily managed if it is identified rapidly and the patient is aggressively cooled.
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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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Intubation and mechanical ventilation are commonly performed ED interventions and although patients optimally go to an ICU level of care afterwards,
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Post-partum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide. It is typically defined as > 500 ml of blood loss within 24 hours of giving birth.
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Thyroid storm is a rare, life-threatening disorder requiring rapid diagnosis and aggressive management.
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SIMWars is a competitive learning environment held every year at the ACEP Scientific Assembly in October and the SAEM Annual Meeting every May. It pits residency teams from across the country against each other as they manage complex patients.
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Etomidate and ketamine are both routinely used as induction agents during rapid sequence intubation (RSI) in trauma patients. It is well established that etomidate transiently suppresses the adrenal gland through inhibition of the 11-beta hydroxylase enzyme.
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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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Anand Swaminathan, MD, MPH

Anand Swaminathan, MD, MPH

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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.