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CMS Proposed Expansion of ALS-2 to include Low-Tier O+ Whole Blood Transfusions Fails to Include Additional Funding for the Services

American Ambulance Association

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the Calendar Year (CY) 2025 proposed rule that proposes changes to the CY 2025 definitions of ALS-2 services to include […] The post CMS Proposed Expansion of ALS-2 to include Low-Tier O+ Whole Blood Transfusions Fails to Include Additional Funding for the Services appeared first (..)

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Geriatric Trauma

Core EM

Perdue &al. Caterino &al. Sterling &al. Liu &al. Gill &al. Demetriades D &al. Goode &al. Hasegawa &al. Heffernan &al. Li &al. Konda &al. 1998;45:805. Am J Emerg Med. 2010;28:151. 2001;50:116. Am J Emerg Med. 2015;33:1012-1018.

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Ultrasound Guided Lumbar Puncture

Core EM

A study by Duniec et al. Here are a handful of these studies and their conclusions: Nomura et al., of scans conducted and in <5 minutes in 100% of scans Ferre et al., times more attempts when adjusted for BMI Gottlieb et al., of scans conducted and in <5 minutes in 100% of scans Ferre et al., 3, 2018, pp.

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Optimizing Trauma Resuscitation Education: A Year-Long In-Situ Simulation Curriculum

Core EM

A review by Steinemann et al. Similarly, Miller et al. Multiple studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of in-situ simulation training in trauma care. showed that ISS training led to improvements in team communication, leadership, and resource management [1]. In situ simulation-based trauma team training: A pilot study. Miller, R.

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SGEM#419: Welcome Back – To Another Episode on Back Pain

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Date: October 26, 2023 Reference: Jones et al. Date: October 26, 2023 Reference: Jones et al. Opioid analgesia for acute low back pain and neck pain (the OPAL trial): a randomised placebo-controlled trial placebo-controlled trial. Many pharmacologic treatments have been tried with limited efficacy.

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Updates in High dose Insulin and Euglycemia Therapy (HIET) for the treatment of Beta-adrenergic Receptor and Calcium Channel Antagonists Overdose

Core EM

References: Yuan TH, Kerns WP, Tomaszewski CA, et al. von Lewinski D, Bruns S, Walther S, et al. Cole JB, Corcoran JN, Engebretsen KM, et al. Holger JS, Engebretsen KM, Fritzlar SJ, et al. Kerns W, Schroeder D, Williams C, et al. Kline JA, Tomaszewski CA, Schroeder JD, et al. Disposition to ICU. Circulation.

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Podcast 185.0: Anticoagulation Reversal

Core EM

Hosts: Joe Offenbacher, MD Audrey Bree Tse, MD [link] Download Leave a Comment Tags: Anticoagulation , Critical Care , Resuscitation Show Notes Coagulation Cascade: Algorithm for Anticoagulated Bleeding Patient in the ED: Indications for Anticoagulation Reversal: References: Baugh CW, Levine M, Cornutt D, et al. Ann Emerg Med.