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High-Dose Nitroglycerin for Sympathetic Crashing Acute Pulmonary Edema

Background Nitroglycerin (NTG) is an important intervention to consider for patients with Sympathetic Crashing Acute Pulmonary Edema (SCAPE) as it significantly reduces preload, and even modestly reduces afterload with high doses. For acute pulmonary edema in the ED, NTG is often administered as an IV infusion and/or sublingual tablet. Starting the infusion at ≥ 100 mcg/min produces rapid effects in many patients and can be titrated higher as tolerated, with doses reaching 400 mcg/min or [+]

Jun 2, 202106, 2021

How I Work Smarter: Miguel Reyes, MD

One word that best describes how you work? Comfortable Current mobile device iPhone 12 Pro Computer Macbook Air What is something you are working on now? Wound Care article, REBEL EM CME content, [+]

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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PEM POCUS Series: Pediatric Ocular Ultrasound for Optic Nerve Evaluation

Read this tutorial on the use of point of care ultrasonography (POCUS) for pediatric ocular ultrasonography for optic nerve evaluation. Then test your skills on the ALiEMU course page to receive your PEM POCUS badge worth 2 hours of ALiEMU course credit.   Take the ALiEMU PEM POCUS: Pediatric Ocular Ultrasound Quiz - test your skills PATIENT CASE: Child with a Headache Madeline is a 15-year-old female presenting to the Emergency Department with chief complaint [+]

May 12, 202105, 2021

SplintER Series: Diver’s Nightmare

A 27-year-old male presents with neck pain after diving headfirst into the shallow water of his pool. He has midline cervical spine tenderness and a normal neurological exam. [+]

May 10, 202105, 2021

PEM POCUS Series: Intussusception

Read this tutorial on the use of point of care ultrasonography (POCUS) for pediatric intussusception. Then test your skills on the ALiEMU course page to receive your PEM POCUS badge worth 2 hours [+]

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 We Have Kept and Will Continue to Keep Going | Summary of The Leader’s Library Discussion

Last month, 30 people from 4 different countries and 15 different states + Puerto Rico, ranging from their early twenties to mid sixties, bravely jumped into a two-and-a-half day conversation on Slack about creativity, resilience, and their careers-- the fifth version of The Leader’s Library. We discussed the book Keep Going: Ten Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad by Austin Kleon, and reflected together on the evolution of our creativity from childhood [+]

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: Laryssa Patti, MD

One word that best describes how you work? Organized chaos (that's 2 words) Current mobile device iPhone XS Computer 2020 13" Macbook Air + iPad with keyboard as a second monitort What is something you are working on now? Incorporating FOAM into our EM clerkship How did you come up with this Idea/Project? COVID decided for me -- we’re working on a way to keep students engaged even though we’re still semi-distance learning. Additionally, I [+]

Dec 11, 202012, 2020

How I Work Smarter: Alexandra Mannix, MD

One word that best describes how you work? My work style is very Task-Oriented. I have a To-Do list that I regularly update and is always prioritized. Current mobile device iPhone Computer MacBook [+]

Oct 30, 202010, 2020

How I Stay Healthy in EM: Keith Henry

Image 1: Prepping for a shift! This month on our “How I stay Healthy” series, we’re featuring Dr. Keith Henry, director of medical student education at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, [+]

Oct 9, 202010, 2020

How I Work Smarter: Geoff Comp, DO

One word that best describes how you work? Deliberate Current mobile device iPhone 7 Computer MacBook Pro What is something you are working on now? I am working on a series of [+]