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 TitlePage ViewsAuthorDate
Can’t Miss ECG Findings for the Emergency Medicine Provider20,024Christian Rose, MD and Robert Goodnough, MDJuly 11, 2018

12 Must-Know EM Pharmacotherapy Articles of 2017

10,008Bryan D. Hayes, PharmDJan 12, 2018

SplintER Series: Common ED Splint Techniques | Splint Principles 104

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

Intravenous lidocaine for renal colic

8,613Alexis LaPietra, DOFeb 14, 2018

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

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

Resuscitation of a Drowning Victim: A Review

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

Trick of the Trade: Fishhook Removal Techniques

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

Prochlorperazine, Metoclopramide, and Diphenhydramine for Acute Migraine Headache

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

A Can’t Miss ED Diagnosis: Euglycemic DKA

4,163Theresa Kim, MDMarch 19, 2018
Ketamine for Severe Ethanol Withdrawal: A New Hope?4,044Bryan D. Hayes, PharmDMay 13, 2018

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Creator and Lead Editor, Capsules and EM Pharm Pearls Series
Attending Pharmacist, EM and Toxicology, MGH
Associate Professor of EM, Division of Medical Toxicology, Harvard Medical School
Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT, FASHP


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