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This post deals with the basics of pacemakers as well as advanced management concepts
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Journal Review

Filed Under: Tags: December 28th, 2017 Leave a Comment

Thanks to Sergey Motov (@PainFreeED) for the expert review at the end of the post.

Acute, minor musculoskeletal injuries (i.e. non-fracture or dislocations) are frequently seen in the Emergency Department.
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This post explores the presentation, diagnosis and management of small bowel obstruction.
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This post discusses tips for diagnosis of MetHb and pearls for management.
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Journal Review

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Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) has gained wider use in resuscitation of patients presenting with cardiac arrest. POCUS can play an important role in determining the etiology of arrest as well as being used to determine the presence or absence of mechanical activity.
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Syncope, the sudden, brief loss of consciousness followed by spontaneous, complete recovery is a common presentation to the Emergency Department (ED). It represents a significant portion of overall admissions to the hospital because while many cases are benign (i.e.
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This post discusses the clinical presentation of HHS and the emergency management that needs to be rapidly applied.
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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

Editor-In-Chief

@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, and The SGEM. Swami is an associate editor for REBEL EM and REBEL Cast. He is also faculty for the Essentials of Emergency Medicine and Deputy Editor of EM: RAP.