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NBME Shelf Review Part 3

Pediatrics

NBME Shelf Review Part 2

Trauma

NBME Shelf Review Part 1

Introduction and Electrolytes

Social Media and the Limits of FOAMed

Cancelling my episode this week. Be careful with what you post online and find a mentor!

Interview Season

Congratulations on getting those applications submitted! This week I will give some tips for interview season.

Stopping CPR

When should you stop CPR and pronounce death? 

Jordan MR, O’keefe MF, Weiss D, Cubberley CW, Maclean CD, Wolfson DL. Implementation of the universal BLS termination of resuscitation rule in a rural EMS system. Resuscitation. 2017;118:75-81.

Jabre P, Bougouin W, Dumas F, et al. Early Identification of Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest With No Chance of Survival and Consideration for Organ Donation. Ann Intern Med. 2016;165(11):770-778.

Goto Y, Funada A, Goto Y. Duration of Prehospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Favorable Neurological Outcomes for Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests: A Nationwide, Population-Based Cohort Study. Circulation. 2016;134(25):2046-2059.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (Critical Diagnosis)

Kidney stones are a diagnosis of exclusion. When you see flank pain or testicular pain or lower abdominal pain on that triage note, you have to consider leaking abdominal aortic aneurysm as well.

Testicular Torsion (Critical Diagnosis)

Kidney stones are a diagnosis of exclusion. When you see flank pain or testicular pain or lower abdominal pain on the triage note, you have to consider testicular torsion. Testicular torsion is a high risk, high morbidity diagnosis that is very time sensitive. 

Flank Pain (Kidney Stones)

Kidney stones are a diagnosis of exclusion…

 

Stuff I Learned in Residency (Part 5)

In this 5 part series I will be reflecting on a list of non-clinical stuff I learned while in residency. This week: Humility, Listening, and Patients Per Hour.

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