top 10 ALiEM clinical postsSeasons greetings from the ALiEM team. We have been publishing so many posts this year that you may have missed a few. Did you catch at least the top 10 most-read ALiEM clinical posts, which were published in 2016? These include some Tricks of the Track pearls and clinical tips in toxicology, orthopedics, and neurology. Check them out.

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Through Google Analytics for the date range Jan 1-Dec 31, 2016, we identified the top 10 posts published in 2016.

Top 10 most popular ALIEM clinical posts in 2016

Post Title Page Views Author Date
Tips for Interpreting the CSF Opening Pressure 8,531 Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD Aug 10, 2016
Trick of the Trade: Topical Tranexamic Acid Paste for Hemostasis 6,968 Scott Dietrich, PharmD Feb 17, 2016
Magnesium for Rapid Atrial Fibrillation Rate-Control in the ED 5,533 Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, FAACT Oct 26, 2016
Trick of the Trade: Extra-oral reduction technique of anterior mandible dislocation 4,883 Kara Toles, MD Jan 26, 2016
Calcium channel blockers for stable SVT: A first line agent over adenosine? 4,604 Stephen Rappaport, PharmD & Meghan Groth, PharmD Mar 23, 2016
‘Treat and Release’ after Naloxone – What is the Risk of Death? 4,401 Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, FAACT Aug 24, 2016
Trick of the Trade: Securing the intraosseous needle 4,169 Michelle Lin, MD May 3, 2016
Extensor tendon injuries of the hand: Emergency Department management 3,661 Daniel Ting, MD, Jared Baylis, MD,  & Jordan Haythornthwaite, MD FRCSC Jul 18, 2016
Trick of the Trade: Paraphimosis – Pour Some Sugar On Me 3,657 Jonathan Fu, MD, Melanie Watts, MD, & Zlatan Coralic, PharmD Aug 22, 2016
Diagnosing the central slip injury 3,614 Daniel Ting, MD & Jared Baylis, MD Jul 25, 2016


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Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, FAACT, FASHP


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