Bologna: gli infermieri e l’emergenza territoriale

La posizione di Simeu sui procedimenti disciplinari decisi dall’Ordine dei Medici La Società Italiana di Medicina di Emergenza e Urgenza esprime rammarico e preoccupazione per i provvedimenti disciplinari dell’Ordine dei Medici di Bologna che hanno colpito i colleghi che hanno avallato o elaborato protocolli sanitari in merito alle funzioni e al ruolo degli infermieri dell’emergenza …

Trick of the Trade: Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block for Treatment of Primary Headaches

It is thought that the autonomic nervous system is likely involved in migraines and other primary headache disorders given commonly associated symptoms such as nausea, lacrimation, emesis, and rhinorrhea. The sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) is an extracranial parasympathetic ganglion with both sensory and autonomic fibers. It has therefore been hypothesized that blockade of the sphenopalatine ganglion …

CICM Second Part Exam Practice SAQs 22032017

As prepared by Chris Nickson, here are the practice written questions from this week’s CICM Second Part exam practice session at The Alfred ICU, with recommended reading from Lifeinthefastlane.com’s Critical Care Compendium and other FOAM sources: Q1. Critically evaluate the use of chloride-rich crystalloid solutions (e.g. normal saline) for fluid therapy in the critically ill. Learn …

BOLD Practice: Gram Negative Combination Antibiotic Therapy

When is it appropriate to give combination therapy for gram negatives i.e. Pseudomonas in sepsis/pneumonia?   I wanted to raise The post BOLD Practice: Gram Negative Combination Antibiotic Therapy appeared first on Bold City Emergency Medicine. Continue Reading → The post BOLD Practice: Gram Negative Combination Antibiotic Therapy appeared first on FOAM EM RSS. Source: …