Sat.Jun 22, 2024

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SGEM#444: I Need Oxygen…But How Much Oxygen for Critically Ill Children

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Reference: Peters MJ, et al. Conservative versus liberal oxygenation targets in critically ill children (Oxy-picu): a UK multicentre, open, parallel-group, randomised clinical trial. Lancet. December 2023 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Anireddy Reddy is a pediatric intensive care attending physician in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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EM@3AM: Amniotic Fluid Embolism


Authors: Kyle Smiley, MD (EM Resident Physician, San Antonio, TX) and Brit Long, MD (@long_brit, EM Attending Physician) // Reviewed by: Alex Koyfman, MD (@EMHighAK, EM Attending Physician, UTSW / Parkland Memorial Hospital); Sophia Görgens, MD (EM Physician, Northwell, NY); Cassandra Mackey, MD (Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School) Welcome to EM@3AM, an emDOCs series designed to foster your working knowledge by providing an expedited review of clinical basics.

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Medical Equipment Every Skilled Nursing Facility Should Have on Hand


Residents of a skilled nursing facility are significantly more likely than other people to go to the hospital. These hospital stays can be disruptive and frightening, especially for people with dementia. The right medical equipment can manage many minor medical conditions, preventing them from worsening and reducing the need to transport residents to the hospital.