A233. Big data en la asistencia sanitaria (II)

Autor: Juan B. López-MessaComplejo Universitario Hospitalario de Palencia.© REMI, http://medicina-intensiva.com. Julio 2017.  FUENTES Y APLICACIONES DEL BIG DATA EN SALUD    Un sistema sanitario en continuo aprendizaje debe utilizar la tecnología de la información y la infraestructura de datos sanitarios para aplicar la evidencia científica a nivel asistencial, al mismo tiempo que registra información de dicha …

ALiEM’s Greatest Hits for Interns: A Curated Collection of High-Yield Topics

Congratulations, you’ve made it! On July 1, thousands of medical students across the country made the transition to becoming Emergency Medicine residents. It was a particularly competitive year for Emergency Medicine, with 99.7% of first-year spots filled despite a whopping 2,047 positions being offered in 2017 (up by 152 spots compared to last year).1 Now begins …

Writer’s Guides to Education Scholarship: Important Papers for Junior #MedEd Scholars

For education scholars, publication in peer-reviewed academic journals remains the gold standard for recognition and career advancement. Navigating the writing and peer-review process can be challenging as rejection rates are high, but many of the common reasons for manuscript rejection are preventable. Despite this, most physicians are never formally taught how to maximize their success …

CRACKCast E093 – Appendicitis

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 93, Appendicitis. This chapter covers some recent updates on the function of the appendix, diagnosis of appendicitis including the Alvarado score, as well as treatment of this relatively common condition. Shownotes – PDF Here Rosen’s in Perspective Once laughed at….now loved; yes it’s the appendix! No longer thought …

The Eleventh Alfred ICU Advanced Mechanical Ventilation Conference (AAMVC)

The Eleventh Alfred Advanced Mechanical Ventilation Conference (AAMV) is now over. The theme was “Different strategies for different lungs” and featured two great international keynote speakers, Brian Cuthbertson and Tim Girard, in addition to a plethora of local talent. Key points and references were tweeted using the #aamvc17 hashtag, as shown below. As always there is …

Metkus: Should we examine our ICU patients? The subtle art of physical exams in the ICU

Today we are fortunate to have convinced Dr. Thomas Stephen Metkus to cross the interstate and join us for CCP rounds here at the University of Maryland. Dr. Metkus is an assistant professor of cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine whose research focuses on using cardiac physiology for risk stratification and therapeutics … Continue Reading → The …