Core Topic: Cardiovascular

Pericarditis

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This post reviews the diagnosis and management of pericarditis with a focus on not missing the hidden STEMI.
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Air Embolism

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Air embolism is a rare, but potentially lethal iatrogenic complication. We discuss identification and treatment in this post.
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How to Use a Magnet for Pacemakers + ICDs

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This video discusses how a magnet helps you in the management of pacemaker mediated tachycardia + inappropriate shocks
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Proper Defibillator Pad Placement + Dual Sequential Defibrillation

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Effective defibillation requires defibrillation of 95% of the cardiac muscle. This video reviews proper pad placement to maximize efficacy.
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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This post discusses the presentation, diagnosis and management of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
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Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation

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Recent-onset AF is a common presentation in the ED. In this post we discuss management options, anticoagulation + disposition.
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Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia

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AVNRT is a frequently encountered tachydsyrhythmia in the ED with multiple management options.
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Ventricular Tachycardia

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Ventricular tachycardia is a potentially lethal dysrhythmia. Expert management is a critical skill for Emergency Physicians.
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