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Don’t Become Obsolete: The EM Physician’s Fight Against Procedural Decay

INTRODUCTION You’re moonlighting in a remote access hospital. EMS radios in for a burn patient and to anticipate a difficult airway. You can hear the tension in their voice. They’re rolling up now. The patient is horribly burned. She was …

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Procedures and Skills

REBEL Cast Ep120: Etomidate vs Ketamine for RSI in the ED?

Background: Standard rapid sequence intubation (RSI) in the emergency department involves administration of an induction agent and a neuroblocking agent in quick succession.  RSI inherently carries with it risks of complications such as post-intubation hypotension and cardiac arrest in the …

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Procedures and SkillsResuscitationThoracic and Respiratory

Rosh Review EM Scholar Monthly Question

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EnvironmentalToxicologyTrauma

REBEL Core Cast 104.0 – Subtle ECGs in Acute Coronary Occlusion

Take Home Points Provider assessment of how the patient looks is extremely important. If it looks and feels like a STEMI clinically, get serial ECGs and consult Cardiology immediately. POCUS has been a phenomenal tool in the management and early …

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Cardiovascular

The Concomitant Use of Calcium and Diltiazem for Rapid Atrial Fibrillation

Background: Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter with rapid ventricular rate (AF/AFL with RVR) are the most common subtypes of SVT, comprising a large number of ED visits in aging populations. Currently, rhythm and rate control are the mainstays of therapy …

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Cardiovascular

REBEL Cast Ep119: A Discussion with Scott Weingart on the CT FIRST Trial

Back on June 1st, 2023, Swami wrote a blog post on REBEL EM titled, The CT FIRST Trial, Should We Pan-CT After ROSC?.  This stemmed a lot of discussion in the background between Swami, myself, and Scott.  We felt it …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Ep 118: The PROCOAG Trial – 4F-PCC for Trauma Patients?

Background: Hemorrhage is the leading cause of mortality in trauma patients.  Interventions such as early application of hemorrhage control, tranexamic acid, reduction of crystalloid  fluid administration and balanced ratio blood product transfusion have improved many patients’ outcomes. However, mortality still …

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Trauma

The COVID-OUT Trial: Does Metformin Reduce the Risk of Long COVID?

Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has been the focus of massive research efforts over the last three years. Our understanding of the disease and effective treatments to reduce mortality have progressed rapidly during this time. However, the medical community is only …

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Infectious Disease

Rethinking the Role of TXA: Are We Asking Too Much?

Background: Injuries are a major cause of death worldwide. Hemorrhage accounts for about 1/3 of all trauma deaths and as such, it should be our goal to find treatments to decrease death from hemorrhage. Our bodies have a finely tuned …

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Trauma

Rosh Review EM Scholar Monthly Question

A 45-year-old man is brought in by EMS after being found unconscious by his partner. He is confused and agitated. His vital signs are a BP of 90/60 mm Hg, HR of 120 bpm, RR of 24/min, and T of …

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Toxicology

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