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Medical Category: Pyschobehavioral

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Shortness of Breath

Take Home Points Keep a wide differential Think of the airway, lungs, heart, blood, kidneys, acid/base, brain Use Wells & PERC consecutively to stratify those who you think may have a PE Silent chest is asthma patients is a harbinger …

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Allergy and ImmunologyEndocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and ElectrolytesHead, Eye, Ear, Nose, and ThroatPyschobehavioralResuscitationThoracic and Respiratory

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – AMS

Take Home Points Walk in – decide sick/not sick Do I need help now? If so, call in the troops Stable – start asking questions – A LOT OF THEM Investigate – reach out to family, bystanders, EMS, PMD, pharmacy …

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Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and ElectrolytesPyschobehavioral

Rebellion21: The One Habit That Changed My Career via Rob Orman, MD

In this 20-minute presentation from Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Rob Orman, MD talks about the one habit that changed his career. Rob gives us a step-by-step walkthrough of short pre, during, and post shift gratitude practices to improve job …

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Pyschobehavioral

Rapid Agitation Control With Ketamine in the Emergency Department

Background/Introduction: Emergency department management of severe psychomotor agitation presents a unique challenge due to the undifferentiated nature of patient presentations, need for situational awareness, necessity for rapid sedation, all while ensuring safety and efficacy. Commonly used agents include a combination of …

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Pyschobehavioral

Droperidol Reigns Supreme

Background: Emergency Medicine clinicians must be adept in the management of the agitated patient. While verbal de-escalation techniques should be attempted, they are often inadequate. The next option after attempts at verbal de-escalation is chemical restraint with medications to help …

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Pyschobehavioral

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