Core Content by Salim Rezaie, MD

Journal Review

The ADvISED Trial: A Novel Clinical Algorithm for the Diagnosis of Acute Aortic Syndromes

Filed Under: Tags: , January 4th, 2018 Leave a Comment

Acute Aortic Syndromes (AAS) are life threatening cardiovascular emergencies that are the bane of every emergency physician’s existence.  They are diagnostic challenges due to the clinical presentation being highly non-specific. 
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Journal Review

Utility of Pelvic Exam in 1st Trimester Vaginal Bleeding

Filed Under: Tags: , , December 14th, 2017 Leave a Comment

First trimester vaginal bleeding is a common complaint seen in the Emergency Department (ED).  Patients are obviously stressed about the possibility of miscarriage while providers are stressed about missing diagnoses such as ectopic pregnancies. 
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Journal Review

Long-Term Outcomes in Submassive PE After Thrombolytics

Filed Under: Tags: , , , , July 20th, 2017 2 Comments

There is scant evidence published on the long-term outcomes of systemic thrombolysis in acute submassive PE.  Many advocate for the use of systemic thrombolysis to reduce morbidity (complications from chronic pulmonary hypertension) and mortality.
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Mechanical CPR + Outcomes in OHCA

Filed Under: Tags: , , May 25th, 2017 Leave a Comment

The two most important things that we can do in cardiac arrest to improve survival and neurologically intact outcomes is high quality CPR, with limited interruptions and early defibrillation. The 2015 AHA/ACC CPR updates recommended a compression rate of 100 -120/min,
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Salim Rezaie, MD

Salim Rezaie, MD

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