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Journal Review

The Role of POCUS in Cardiac Arrest Care: Systematic Review + Meta-Analysis

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Cardiac arrest is common occurrence effecting > 300,000 Americans each year and with a generally dismal prognosis (survival rate 7-9%). Currently, there is an absence of evidence or guidelines to aid physicians’ regarding the timing of resuscitation termination when patients do not obtain return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC).
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Non-Invasive End Tidal CO2 in Intentionally Poisoned Patients

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Morbidity and mortality of the self-poisoned patient is often related to respiratory complications resulting from the ingested drugs.  As a result, these patients may require intensive care and monitoring.  The ability to predict the clinical course of a patient would be helpful to potentially prevent subsequent complications.
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C-Spine Injuries + CT Interpretation

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An in depth review of devastating injuries of the cervical spine. See the ABCs of of Reading C-Spine CTs post for some basics.
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The ABCS of Reading C-Spine CTs

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This post discusses a structured approach to reading C-spine CT scans in trauma and accompanies Podcast Episode 32.0
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Case of the Month

January 2016

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Injury to R hand
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Case of the Month

December 2015

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“I slept all day”
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Case of the Month

November 2015

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Shortness of breath two hours after arthroscopy
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Di Coneybeare, MD

Di Coneybeare, MD

Di was raised in Portlandia, then transplanted to New York for medical school and now residency. She enjoys exploring the city especially the food scene, playing with her dogs and seeking out green spaces. Her academic interests include ultrasound and education.