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Journal Review

Hyperbaric oxygen for acute carbon monoxide poisoning

Filed Under: Tags: , , March 6th, 2019 Leave a Comment

Carbon monoxide is one of the most common causes of fatal poisoning through either intentional or unintentional exposure and accounts for almost 50,000 emergency departments per year. (Sircar 2015, PMID: 26032660) It is an odorless,
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Journal Review

Should All Patients with AMI Get O2?

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

Each year approximately 790,000 Americans suffer an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) (Benjamin 2017). Traditional treatment for an acute myocardial infarction has included morphine, oxygen, nitroglycerine and aspirin (MONA) with interventions such as percutaneous coronary intervention providing more definitive management.
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Hip Dislocation

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This post discusses the diagnosis, classification and management of hip dislocations in the ED.
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Brent Dibble, MD