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Top 10 ALiEM Clinical Posts in 2018


Happy 2019 from the ALiEM team. We have published so many posts this year that you may have missed a few. Did you at least catch the top 10 ALiEM clinical posts in 2018? These are the most-viewed posts in the past calendar year. From can’t-miss ECGs, to common splint techniques, and new strategies for managing alcohol withdrawal – check these out as you keep celebrating the New Year!

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Through Google Analytics for the date range Jan 1-Dec 31, 2018, we identified the 10 most-viewed posts published in 2018.

Top 10 Most Popular ALIEM Clinical Posts in 2018

Post Title Page Views Author Date
Can’t Miss ECG Findings for the Emergency Medicine Provider 20,024 Christian Rose, MD and Robert Goodnough, MD July 11, 2018

12 Must-Know EM Pharmacotherapy Articles of 2017

10,008 Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD Jan 12, 2018

SplintER Series: Common ED Splint Techniques | Splint Principles 104

9,023 William Denq, MD and Max Hockstein, MD July 4, 2018

Intravenous lidocaine for renal colic

8,613 Alexis LaPietra, DO Feb 14, 2018

Ultrasound-guided peripheral IV: It’s time to clean up our act

8,231 Daniel Mirsch, DO; Resa Lewiss, MD; Arthur Au, MD Sept 11, 2018

Resuscitation of a Drowning Victim: A Review

7,372 Evan Kuhl, MD; Natalie Sullivan, MD; David Yamane, MD Sept 3, 2018

Trick of the Trade: Fishhook Removal Techniques

5,052 Toni Riveros, MD; Joshua Kim, DO; Sean Dyer, MD Jan 8, 2018

Prochlorperazine, Metoclopramide, and Diphenhydramine for Acute Migraine Headache

4,741 Michelle Lin, MD; David R. Vinson, MD; Curtis Geier, PharmD; Zlatan Coralic, PharmD; Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD Jan 10, 2018

A Can’t Miss ED Diagnosis: Euglycemic DKA

4,163 Theresa Kim, MD March 19, 2018
Ketamine for Severe Ethanol Withdrawal: A New Hope? 4,044 Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD May 13, 2018

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Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, FAACT, FASHP

Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, FAACT, FASHP

Leadership Team, ALiEM
Creator and Lead Editor, Capsules series, ALiEMU
Attending Pharmacist, EM and Toxicology, MGH
Assistant Professor of EM, Harvard Medical School