Tagged ‘Pulmonary’

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Pulmonary Ultrasound

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A concise overview of this high-yield ultrasound for the EM clinician.
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Bronchiolitis

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A brief article on bronchiolitis and ED management.
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Capnography

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A brief article on capnography and its applications in the ED.
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Safety of PE Treatment with Rivaroxaban

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The simplified PE Severity Index (sPESI) is one of several validated prognostic tools for acute pulmonary embolism (PE).  The European Society of Cardiology recommended the use of the sPESI to risk-stratify patients with acute PE into low risk (sPESI=0) and non-low risk (sPESI≥1) in order to guide treatment and disposition (Konstantinides 2014). 
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