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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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Filed Under: Tags: , , August 17th, 2017 Leave a Comment

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE-I) are prescribed to millions of patients in the US. Though they are relatively safe, upper airway angioedema is one of the life-threatening adverse effects that we see frequently in the Emergency Department.
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If you’re looking for a fellowship in Ultrasound, Pediatric EM, Toxicology or Quality and Safety, check out the opportunities available at our program.

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Filed Under: Tags: , , August 3rd, 2017 Leave a Comment

Cellulitis is a common emergency department (ED) presentation. Despite the fact that diagnosis remains relatively straight forward, complexity remains in management in terms of the causative agent and appropriate antibiotic regimen.
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This post delves into local anesthetic systemic toxicity (LAST) syndrome with a focus on recognition and management.
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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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Filed Under: Tags: , , June 8th, 2017 Leave a Comment

This post is cross posted on REBEL EM.

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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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.