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Rebellion21 – Mind of the Resuscitationist via Scott Weingart, MD

In this 26-minute keynote presentation, from day 2 of Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Scott Weingart, MD, discusses the cognitive aspects of caring for the critically ill.  This talk is for anyone performing resuscitation on a regular basis and wanting …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Cast Ep90: Ultrasound vs Landmark-Guided Palpation for Radial Arterial Line Placement

Background Information: Ultrasound guided peripheral and central venous access has become more common while simultaneously decreasing complications and increasing first pass success. Landmark guided palpation has historically been considered the standard of care when placing arterial lines, however the use …

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Procedures and SkillsResuscitation

Are Antibiotics for Sepsis in One Hour Feasible in the ED?

Background: Despite minimal high-quality supporting evidence (Seymour 2017, Liu 2017, Ferrer 2014, Sterling 2015), regulatory bodies have pushed for benchmark times for administration of antibiotics in patients with sepsis. While most clinicians would agree that in patients with septic shock …

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Infectious Disease

Pulse Checks in Cardiac Arrest Should be Dead

Background: In an older study published in Resuscitation 1998 [1], ED physicians, ICU physicians, and nurses tried to identify a carotid pulse in a healthy male volunteer with normal blood pressure. 43.1% of the health professionals required >5 seconds to detect the …

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Resuscitation

REBEL Core Cast 5.0 – Accidental Hypothermia

Take Home Points: Hypothermia is neuroprotective and patients can survive prolonged periods of cardiac arrest. Termination of resuscitative efforts in cardiac arrest should not considered until the patient is >32°C or has a K > 12 mEq/L Active internal rewarming …

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