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Trick of the Trade: DIY Nasal Snot Aspirator

Nasal congestion is a common symptom of upper respiratory tract infections, such as bronchiolitis, in newborns and infants. Because newborns are obligate nose breathers, any congestion presents a challenge during feeding and sleeping. These infants become frustrated when they cannot breathe while feeding and tend to have disturbed sleep when their nasal passages are occluded. This often leads to dehydration and irritability. Although the infant bulb syringe (above) can often alleviate the congestion, other commercial products [+]

Jan 21, 202201, 2022

How I Work Smarter: Al’ai Alvarez MD

One word that best describes how you work? Compassion Current mobile device iPhone 12 Computer MacBook Pro What is something you are working on now? Where do I begin? The pandemic has [+]

Find it hard to keep current with all the new clinical updates? Get caught up on key evidence-based guidelines, clinical pearls, and patient-centered recommendations for your patients in Emergency Medicine.

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  • trick DIY nasal snot aspirator

Trick of the Trade: DIY Nasal Snot Aspirator

Nasal congestion is a common symptom of upper respiratory tract infections, such as bronchiolitis, in newborns and infants. Because newborns are obligate nose breathers, any congestion presents a challenge during feeding and sleeping. These infants become frustrated when they cannot breathe while feeding and tend to have disturbed sleep when their nasal passages are occluded. This often leads to dehydration and irritability. Although the infant bulb syringe (above) can often alleviate the congestion, other commercial products [+]

Jan 10, 202201, 2022

SAEM Clinical Image Series: Painful Blue Arm

A 68-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and recent ileostomy secondary to small bowel obstruction presented for acute left arm swelling, discoloration, and numbness since last night. He [+]

Everything you need to survive and thrive in academia, focusing on professional development across the spectrum of life-long learners including medical students, residents, and faculty

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How I Work Smarter: Al’ai Alvarez MD

One word that best describes how you work? Compassion Current mobile device iPhone 12 Computer MacBook Pro What is something you are working on now? Where do I begin? The pandemic has opened doors for virtual talks and conferences, so I’m just taking it week by week sometimes. I’m also doing a fellowship, the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign Faculty Fellowship. I’m learning how to apply design thinking to well-being interventions in the ED, [+]

Jan 6, 202201, 2022

IDEA Series: Escape the Snake Room

The Problem A snakebite from a venomous snake can result in a potentially life-threatening toxin-mediated disease (1). The WHO considers snakebites to be an important occupational disease in Southeast Asia (2). Particularly in [+]

Being a well-rounded healthcare professional goes beyond just knowing the scientific facts. Get inspired about your wellness, staying healthy, improving your efficiency, and finding a balanced work-life integration.

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How I Work Smarter: Al’ai Alvarez MD

One word that best describes how you work? Compassion Current mobile device iPhone 12 Computer MacBook Pro What is something you are working on now? Where do I begin? The pandemic has opened doors for virtual talks and conferences, so I’m just taking it week by week sometimes. I’m also doing a fellowship, the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign Faculty Fellowship. I’m learning how to apply design thinking to well-being interventions in the ED, [+]