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Yikes, Part I

By Anonymous Image Credit: Image by teeveesee from Pixabay. Disclaimer: This piece is satirical. On purpose. Please do not interpret all words literally. Spoiler Alert: I sometimes have mental health struggles! And probably so do you. TW: Anxiety, depression, occasional swearing, poop jokes... Continue Reading →

MSK Review: Ultrasound of the Knee

By Sean Schowalter, MD Learning Objectives: Be able to list major structures in the anterior, medial, lateral and posterior compartments of the kneeLearn components of a basic ultrasound of the kneeUnderstand the current literature involving ultrasound for detection of meniscal... Continue Reading →

On Demand Treatment for Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

By Natalija Farrell, PharmD, BCPS, DABAT *Editor's Note: This is the first post from our wonderful ED Pharmacist colleagues, and by our in-house toxicologist no less! Background: Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a rare genetic disorder that results in recurrent episodes... Continue Reading →

Cybersecurity in the ED: how connectivity can go wrong

By Zaid Altawil, MD Technology in medicine is advancing at ever faster rates, thanks to impressive (and exponential) progress in both cost and scale. Connected “Things” are getting smaller, cheaper, and more ubiquitous. If you don't believe me, check your... Continue Reading →

Amio-Oh-No-No: Evidence for Procainamide in Stable Ventricular Tachycardia

Resident Author: Madeline Brockberg, MD Faculty Editor: Steven Mcguire, DO An 86 year old male with a complicated past cardiac and GI history rolls into the resuscitation bay. He has a known history of afib on apixaban, prior esophageal cancer... Continue Reading →

Night School at the Old Boston City Hospital: Show me the ECG, Syncope in the ED.

There are only a few things I know about the world. Sunrise in the east, sunset in the west. Death and taxes. Cheese is definitely ok to toss on to your baby in a high chair, but probably not ok... Continue Reading →

Night School at the Old Boston City Hospital: Discharging Chest Pain Patients Without Suffering A Heart Attack (You Or Them)

There are only a few things I know about the world. Sunrise in the east, sunset in the west. Death and taxes. Black Friday at one time referred to a SINGLE day that came immediately after Thanksgiving. TL:DR – HEART... Continue Reading →

Go for the WIN!

Wire-In-Needle (WIN) Technique for Ultrasound-Guided Central Venous Catheterization. Advancing CVC placement safety, speed and success with real-time ultrasound guidance.

Night School at the Old Boston City Hospital: My Grain in My ED

There are only a few things I know about the world. Sunrise in the east, sunset in the west. Death and taxes. Jennifer Garner was thinking about migraines. TL:DR – reglan, without benadryl. Decadron before they’re gone. Also try some... Continue Reading →

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