By: Thiago M. Oliveira, MD, MPH; Zaid Altawil, MD. Faculty Editor: Willie Baker, M.D. Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is a supraventricular tachyarrhythmia caused by uncontrolled atrial activation, usually associated with rapid and irregular ventricular response.1 AF has a prevalence of about... Continue Reading →
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 →
Wire-In-Needle (WIN) Technique for Ultrasound-Guided Central Venous Catheterization. Advancing CVC placement safety, speed and success with real-time ultrasound guidance.
EM – Critical Care Journal Club Topic: 'Lytics in Sub-massive PE - Part II Article: Chatterjee, Saurav, et al. "Thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism and risk of all-cause mortality, major bleeding, and intracranial hemorrhage: a meta-analysis." Jama 311.23 (2014). Resident: Thiago... Continue Reading →
EM – Critical Care Journal Club Topic: Thrombolysis for sub-massive pulmonary embolism (PE) Article: Konstantinides, S.V., et. al. Impact of Thrombolytic Therapy on the Long-Term Outcome of Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2017. Volume 69,... Continue Reading →
EM – Critical Care Journal Club Topic: Use of tenecteplase in patients with intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism Article: Meyer et al. "Fibrinolysis for Patients with Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism." NEJM 2014. Resident Reviewer: Emily Zametkin, MBBS Case / Problem Should we... Continue Reading →
By: Dr. Travis Manasco and Dr. Matthew Tyler Over the past 5-10 years, critical care has become a popular fellowship choice after emergency medicine (EM) residency training. Many EM physicians enjoy performing procedures and taking care of critically ill patients.... Continue Reading →