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Clinical Conundrums: How Long Should We Monitor After Giving IM Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis?

How Long Should We Monitor After Giving IM Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis? Bottom Line Up Top: After prompt recognition and appropriate treatment with IM epinephrine, the risk of biphasic reactions are exceedingly low. There is no set observation time to monitor …

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Allergy and Immunology

Congestive Heart Failure and Sepsis: A Closer Look at Fluid Management

Background: In medicine, guidelines are valuable tools that help guide care. However, they are not rigid rules that must be strictly followed. Clinicians often find themselves grappling with the challenge of balancing the demands of meeting Center for Medicaid & …

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Infectious DiseaseResuscitation

REBEL Core Cast 113.0 – ACS Therapies and Management

Take Home Points: All STEMIs should be loaded with dual antiplatelet therapy. Prasugrel (Effient) is avoided as there is an increase in bleeding complications if the patient requires a CABG. NSTEMI cases can be challenging to manage. Consult Cardiology early …

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Cardiovascular

Rosh Review EM Scholar Monthly Question

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Allergy and ImmunologyHead, Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat

UK-REBOA on Trial: Innovative or Over-Inflated?

Background: Hemmorhage is a major cause of preventable death in trauma patients. Early expeditious definitive hemorrhage control is a major focus in trauma resuscitation. Patients with torso hemorrhage present a clinical conundrum often requiring interventional radiology or surgery, both of …

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Trauma

REBEL Core Cast 112.0 – Awareness During Paralysis

Take Home Points: Dose your RSI meds correctly.  Reach for post-intubation sedation at the same time you are asking for your induction agent and paralytic.   Propofol is a great choice for post-intubation sedation, and if your patient becomes hypotensive do …

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Resuscitation

Hydroxycobalamin vs Methylene Blue for Vasoplegic Shock from Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Background Information: Vasoplegic shock is defined as hypotension with normal or increased cardiac output and can commonly occur in post-cardiac surgery patients having received cardiopulmonary bypass. This dysregulation of vasodilation is associated with a mortality of close to 25%. After …

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CardiovascularResuscitation

REBEL Cast Book Club Episode 4 — The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

What is Flow?  Simply put, flow is the peak of human performance, maximum focus with maximum responsiveness, an optimal state of consciousness. This state of mind is accessible to anyone under the right circumstances and has huge implications to how …

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CRYOSTAT-2: Early Empiric Cryoprecipitate in Major Trauma

Background: Hemorrhage is the leading cause of trauma related mortality. The initial injury is often complicated by multifactorial coagulopathy that can exacerbate bleeding.  Fibrinogen is the precursor to fibrin and a major component of stable clot formation. Fibrinogen and fibrin …

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Hematology and OncologyTrauma

Pediatric UTIs: Short-Course vs. Standard-Course Antibiotics — Is It Time for a Change?

Background: There is a shifting paradigm towards shorter durations of antibiotics in pediatric infections. Conflicting international guidelines recommend treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI) with antibiotic courses ranging from just 3 days to 7–14 days.1–4 Antimicrobial resistance is a global …

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Infectious DiseasePediatrics

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