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Medical Category: Trauma

Effectiveness of Diazepam Adjunct Therapy in Acute Low Back Pain

Background: Low back pain is an extremely common presentation to US Emergency Departments (EDs) representing 2.4% or 2.7 million visits annually. The vast majority of presentations are benign in etiology but can be time consuming and frustrating for both patients …

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Trauma

The Ketorolac Analgesic Ceiling

Background: Ketorolac is a commonly used parenteral analgesic in the Emergency Department (ED) for a variety of indications ranging from musculoskeletal injuries to renal colic. This non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is available in oral, intranasal and parenteral routes. Ketorolac …

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Trauma

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Conference 2016

This years ACEP 2016 conference took place in Las Vegas, NV from Oct 16th – 19th.  There was greater than 350 courses, labs, and workshops given throughout the week.  It was impossible to make all of these great lectures, but …

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Abdominal and GastroinstestinalCardiovascularNeurologyProcedures and SkillsResuscitationTrauma

REBEL Review 73: Intranasal (IN) Medications

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REBEL Reviews

Succinylcholine vs Rocuronium for RSI in Traumatic Brain Injury

Background: Airway management is a critical part of the management of patients presenting with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Emergency Physicians (EPs) have no ability to change the primary injury once it has occurred and so our focus is on preventing …

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Trauma

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