Trouble with rib fractures? Learn chest wall blocks (serratus!) with @highland herring. #FOAMed

Rib fractures, axillary abscesses, and chest tubes are pathologies that are traditionally pretty difficult to provide adequate pain control. You cooouuulllldddd just give them so much narcotics they stop breathing, or you can knock out the pain at the source. This week learn from Andrew Herring how to perform serratus, erector spinae and Pecs1 blocks …

CRACKCast E073 – Asthma

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 73, Asthma. Not just for kids! This disease process is satisfying to treat when patients respond well to therapy, but recognition of critically-ill patients is an important first step in management. Shownotes – PDF Here Rosens in Perspective Basic Principles: Reverse Obstruction Treat Hypoxia Treat Inflammation Basic definition: A …

Moffitt AM Report 4/26/17: Benzodiazepine Overdose

Good afternoon! Thank you Jin for presenting the case of an elderly woman with NSTEMI, who had an acute onset of altered mental status in the setting of accidental benzodiazepine overdose. Love, SamMy (Sam & Myung) **************************************************************************************************************************************** TOP PEARLS Respiratory compromise is UNCOMMON  with isolated oral ingestion of benzodiazepines, but may be seen in the …

EM Mindset – Beyond the ED

This week’s EM Mindset is from Dr. Anton Helman of Emergency Medicine Cases fame.  Dr. Helman discusses a problem facing EM today, while offering important solutions. The post EM Mindset – Beyond the ED appeared first on emDOCs.net – Emergency Medicine Education. Continue Reading → The post EM Mindset – Beyond the ED appeared first …