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Disutility of Orthostatics in Volume Depletion

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This post delves into the utility of orthostatic vital signs in determining volume depletion or volume loss.
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The VAN Assessment to Identify Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes

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This review is cross-posted on REBEL EM.

Over the last three years, we have seen the rise of neurointerventional therapies for patients with ischemic strokes due to large vessel occlusions (LVOs).
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Post-Partum Hemorrhage

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This post explores post-partum hemorrhage with a focus on identification and management.
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Post-It Pearls 12.0

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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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IO vs. IV in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA)

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This Journal Review is cross-posted on REBEL EM.

Placement of vascular access for administration of resuscitation drugs and fluids is a common procedure in the management of out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA).
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Acute Pancreatitis

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This post explores the diagnosis and critical steps in the management of pancreatitis.
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Effect of US on CPR Pauses in Cardiac Arrest

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The provision of high-quality compressions with minimal interruptions is central to the management of cardiac arrest. Along with defibrillation, high-quality compressions are the only interventions proven to improve patient-oriented outcomes.
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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.