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SGEM#250: Scribes – I Want to Break Free (from the EMR)

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Your medical team is great, but you […] The post SGEM#250: Scribes – I Want to Break Free (from the EMR) first appeared on The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine. Most emergency physicians use some form of electronic medical records (EMRs) when seeing patients. SGEM#159 looked at the implementation of an EMR in a tertiary care ED.

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New Clinical Practice Guideline Released

American Burn Association

It is conditionally recommended that early mobilization and rehabilitation (EMR) be considered in critically ill burn patients in the ICU to reduce ICUAW and delirium. .” This CPG will be of most use to nurses, physicians, and rehabilitation therapists who provide care to critically ill patients in the burn-ICU.

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SGEM#344: We Will…We Will Cath You – But should We After An OHCA Without ST Elevations?

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

He is interested and experienced in healthcare informatics, previously worked with ED-directed EMR design, and is involved in the New York City Health and Hospitals Healthcare Administration Scholars Program (HASP). Five Rules of the SGEM Journal Club Case: A 70-year-old woman is found unresponsive and apneic at home by her partner.

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SGEM#294: Blood Pressure – Do Better, Keep Rising with NorEpi

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

You scan through the EMR and see the blood pressure is 60/40. Six hours into your shift, you finish dispo’ing the “really quick sign-out” from the night before. The triage nurse places a 61 year-old-man with fever, hypotension, cough into the smallest room in the ED. It’s uncomfortably low – is it time to start a norepinephrine infusion?

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How to Become an EMT in New Jersey

Paramedic Training Spot

EMR vs. EMT vs. MICP vs. MICN There are four different levels of medical first responders in New Jersey: EMRs, EMTs, MICPs, and MICNs. EMRs, or Emergency Medical Responders , know the basics of emergency medical care; They are trained in basic First Aid and CPR, and are taught proper body mechanics when lifting and moving patients.

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AIS Certification Board Spotlight – Samantha J. Baker, AS, CAISS

AAAM

I can foresee an increase in the use of AI as an adjunct to manual EMR abstraction in order to streamline the data collection process – but I am confident that there will always be a need for HUMAN analysts to ensure the quality and accuracy of that data! I have a yarn collecting addiction, and I enjoy knitting in my spare time.

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SGEM#346: Sepsis – You Were Always on My Mind

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Despite the lack of high-quality evidence to support these sepsis bundles, many hospitals incorporated them into their electronic medical record (EMR). Specifically, the fluid, antibiotics, and pressor requirements within the first hour of being triaged in the emergency department.