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SGEM #425: Are You Ready for This? Pediatric Readiness of Emergency Departments

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

National Assessment of Pediatric Readiness of US Emergency Departments during the Covid-19 Pandemic. July 2023 Date: Dec 11, 2023 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Rachel Hatcliffe is a pediatric emergency medicine attending at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. Are general emergency departments ready to care for children?

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SGEM#423: Where is the Love? Microaggression in the Emergency Department

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Patient Perceptions of Microaggressions and Discrimination Towards Patients During Emergency Department Care. AEM Dec 2023 Date: December 14, 2023 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond is an emergency medicine physician and assistant Professor at the University of Calgary. Reference: Punches et al. Reference: Punches et al.

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Contraception Initiation in the Emergency Department

Core EM

IUD placement is not typically within the emergency medicine scope of practice, though there may be future training opportunities to have this procedure performed in the emergency department to increase patient access to effective long-term contraception and emergency contraception methods. Frost JJ et al.,

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JC: Risky intubations in the Emergency Department

St. Emlyn's

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed This study in the Journal of Trauma Acute Care Surgery shows that emergency department (ED) intubation for patients needing urgent haemorrhage control surgery is linked to higher mortality and complications.

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Abortion Care in the Emergency Department

EMOttawa

of maternal deaths). […] The post Abortion Care in the Emergency Department appeared first on EMOttawa Blog. This blog post will focus on what you need to know as an acute care provider. Context: Unsafe abortions are the leading preventable causes of maternal death and morbidity (4.7-13.2%

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Emergency Department Evaluation of Cholestatic Labs

EMDocs

Darnall Army Medical Center) // Reviewed by: Joshua Lowe, MD (EM Attending Physician, USAF); Marina Boushra (EM-CCM, Cleveland Clinic Foundation); Brit Long, (@long_brit) Disclaimer: The views expressed in this post are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, DoD, or the US Government.

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ABG Versus VBG in the Emergency Department

EMDocs

Correlation and agreement between arterial and venous blood gas analysis in patients with hypotension-an emergency department-based cross-sectional study. Int J Emerg Med. The role of venous blood gas in the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Emerg Med. Emerg Med J.