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Posts from the ‘Emergency medicine and critical care’ Category

How can you support African Emergency Medicine?

A lot of people have been asking the LMIC delegates at dasSMACC the following question: “How can we support African Emergency Medicine?” Two quick ways you can help from afar: ONE: Donate to SupaDel: Supadel is a unique AFEM initiative that sponsors the attendance of delegates from low and middle income countries at AFEM-affiliated conferences on African…

via Annet Alenyo at #dasSMACC – How to support African EM — #badEM

Clamping ETT – maintaing recruitment

Open Access Central Line Procedural review!

Emergency medicine : you’re doing it wrong!

Emergency Medicine: You’re Doing It Wrong Julian (@EMedic6) Brings you down to reality…. REMEMBER We are in AFRICA Entering the era of #MacDonaldsMedicine are we still doing things the right way or have we not not been able to keep up with the needs of our patients. Can we expect the lay-person to understand what…

via #badEM16 – Julian Fleming – Emergency Medicine: You’re Doing It Wrong — #badEM

Hot water immersion v icepacks for treating C fleckeri stings: a randomised controlled trial

Emergency medicine in Malawi

Post by Mulinda Nyirenda and Jo Park-Ross This podcast is an interview with Dr Mulinda Nyirenda and details the current state of Emergency Medicine and pre-hospital services in Malawi, as well as the way forward and Mulinda’s hopes for the future of Malawian EM. I must admit a more than slight bias on the topic of Malawi…

via Emergency Medicine in Malawi — #badEM

Chemical restraint should not be lethal injection

Do patients do better with female docs?

Ketamine as a first-line treatment for severely agitated ED patients

An introduction to mechanical ventilation of the critically ill child

Shocking Allegations by ACEM Candidates

You dont take plastic?

Tribute to Dr Chris Cresswell

IV olanzapine sedation update

The potential role for IV olanzapine was examined in a post last year. The following conclusions were reached: IV olanzapine appears to be safe. IV olanzapine has equal potency compared to IV droperidol and about twice the potency of IV haloperidol. Olanzapine doesn’t affect QT interval or cause torsade de pointes. Two articles were just…

via PulmCrit- Sedation update: IV olanzapine & combo vs. monotherapy — EMCrit

NSTEMIs that need the cath lab now