Social Media And Critical Care (SMACC)

21 Mar
March 21, 2014

Social Media And Critical Care (SMACC)This year I was fortunate enough to attend the Social Media And Critical Care (SMACC) conference from Mar 19th – 21st, 2014 at the Gold Coast Australia, also known as SMACCGOLD.  SMACC is a modern, academic meeting, mixed with on-line technologies to deliver innovation in education in the fields of emergency medicine and critical care. This conference addresses important clinical issues in a format that is energetic, cutting edge, and yet reputable. So what did I learn?  Well, more than I can put into one post, but some of the highlights are listed below. Read more →

REBEL Reviews Now an App by AgileMD

19 Mar
March 19, 2014

REBEL EM AgileMD LogoI am happy to announce that REBEL Reviews will now be an app by AgileMD, and can be found at REBEL Reviews on AgileMD.  REBEL Review cards started as my notes reviewing for board exams and useful clinical content on my rotations as a resident. They had been archived on the blog under REBEL Reviews, but required the internet to access. Now, once downloaded from electronic devices (iPhone/iPad, Android), the cards can be accessed on your mobile device without requiring internet access. The purpose of the cards is to take different board review topics and clinical content, remove the fluff, and consolidate the information into useful high-yield charts. This will remain a FREE resource. Read more →

Game Changers in Emergency Medicine

03 Mar
March 3, 2014

Game Changers in Emergency MedicineRecently, I have been asked if there are any studies that have been performed over the past few years that should shape the way emergency medicine physicians should practice and can greatly improve patient care. So I asked some of my friends and colleagues if there are any studies that stick out in their minds. Below is a list of four game changers in emergency medicine that others felt were of importance. Read more →

Five Critical Care Articles For Your Clinical Practice

17 Feb
February 17, 2014

Five Critical Care Articles For Your Clinical PracticeCritical illness is a life-threatening multisystem process that can result in significant morbidity and mortality. Timely, appropriate, and effective care for these patients is something all emergency physicians strive for. Using data from clinical trials of previous years, we can improve patient management and outcomes. In this post, I list my five critical care articles for your clinical practice in the care of these patients. Read more →

ECG Basics

15 Feb
February 15, 2014

ECG BasicsElectrocardiography is a fundamental part of cardiovascular assessment. It is an essential tool for investigating cardiac arrhythmias and ischemia. Just because electrocardiography is a basic skill in EM doesn’t mean that our skills should be basic…we must be the EXPERTS! Below is a summary of some ECG basics including:

  • ECG Measurements
  • ECG Rate
  • ECG Axis

 

Read more →

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE