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AIR-Pro: Neurology

Welcome to the Neurology AIR-Pro Module. Below we have listed our selection of the 7 highest quality blog posts related to 4 advanced level questions on neurology topics posed, curated, and approved for residency training by the AIR-Pro Series Board. The blogs relate to the following questions:

  1. Intracranial hemorrhage
  2. Diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhages
  3. Management of subarachnoid hemorrhages
  4. Vertigo

In this module, we have 6 AIR-Pro’s and 1 Honorable Mention. To strive for comprehensiveness, we selected from a broad spectrum of blogs identified through FOAMSearch.net and FOAMSearcher.

AIR-Pro Stamp of Approval and Honorable Mentions

In an effort to truly emphasize the highest quality posts, we have 2 subsets of recommended resources. The AIR-Pro stamp of approval will only be given to posts scoring above a strict scoring cut-off of ≥28 points (out of 35 total), based on our AIR-Pro scoring instrument, which is slightly different from our original AIR Series scoring instrument. The other subset is for “Honorable Mention” posts. These posts have been flagged by and agreed upon by AIR-Pro Board members as worthwhile, accurate, unbiased, and useful to senior residents. To decrease the repetitive nature of posts relating to these advanced concepts, we did not always include every post found that met the score of ≥28 points.

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ALiEMU AIR-Pro Neurology block quiz

Neurology 2017: Recommended III credit hours

2.5 hours (20 minutes per article, 30 minutes for articles with podcasts)

Article Author Date Label
SGEM: PATCH Trial Ken Milne Jun 5, 2017 AIR-Pro
CORE EM: Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering in Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ATACH-2 Trial) Anand Swaminathan Aug 11, 2016 AIR-Pro
emDocs: Controversies in the Diagnosis of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Brit Long & Alex Koyfman Nov 20, 2015 AIR-Pro
CORE EM: Sensitivity of NCHCT <6 Hours After Symptom Onset in Suspected Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Anand Swaminathan Apr 28, 2016 AIR-Pro
emDocs: How to be a Clinical Rock Star Managing Subarachnoid Hemorrhages Francesca Civitarese Oct 21, 2014 AIR-Pro
SGEM: You Spin Me Right Round Baby Like Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Ken Milne Feb 20, 2015 AIR-Pro
Emergency Medicine Cases: An Approach to Vertigo Stuart Swadron May 2014 Honorable Mention

 

Fareen Zaver, MD

Fareen Zaver, MD

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Resident Incubator 2017-18
Lead Editor/Co-Founder of ALiEM Approved Instructional Resources - Professional (AIR-Pro)
Champion, 2016-17 ALiEM Chief Resident Incubator
Board Member, 2016-17 ALiEM Wellness Think Tank
Clinical Lecturer, Emergency Physician
University of Calgary Emergency Department
Fareen Zaver, MD

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