Top 10 Posts of 2017

Mistakes that Kill during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Too Slow or Too Fast Chest Compressions Too Shallow or Too Deep Chest Compressions Too Many or Too Slow Breaths Leaning on the Chest Too Many Interruptions Giving Up Too Soon Too Slow Adaptation     Oxygen Bubble Bottles or Bacteria Swimming Pools? Humidified oxygen is widely administered in hospitals […]

Top 10 Posts of 2016

  10. All Shock Explained 9. Priapism Non-ischemic (high-flow) Ischemic (low-flow) Physical Exam Typically painless, not fully tumescent Painful, fully tumescent with corpus cavernosa rigidity without involvement of corpus spongiosum and glans penis Aetiology High-flow priapism is extremely rare and most commonly associated with antecedent trauma including blunt trauma, or resulting from needle injury of […]

Top 10 posts from 2015

Latest guidelines for the management of Hypertension – JNC VIII Current criteria for the diagnosis of diabetes (2015 guidelines) WHO Guidelines For The Treatment Of Malaria Emergency Obstetric Protocols Download EMKF Emergency Care Algorithms 2015 Rabies Post-exposure Prophylaxis Management of Shoulder Dystocia Medical Myths in the Management of Dog Bites Air bubbles in your patients […]

Your Doctor Likely Orders More Tests Than You Actually Need

When you’re rushed to an emergency room, the doctors immediately order a battery of tests to figure out what’s wrong. But while scans and blood draws can tell them an incredible amount about what’s ailing you and the best treatment you should get, study after study shows that all of this testing isn’t actually leading […]

What is FOAMed?

  FOAMed quite simply stands for Free Open Access Medical Education It might be easier to get a couple of misnomers out of the way right off the bat: FOAM IS NOT Social Media (Twitter, FaceBook, Google+, etc…) FOAM IS NOT a Teaching Philosophy FOAM IS independent of platform or media (Blogs, Podcasts, Videocasts, etc…) […]

Trauma Resuscitation Commandments

The most important step in managing a bleeding trauma patient is surgical source control – most patients with massive hemorrhage need an operation to stay the hemorrhage. The state in which a patient arrives to the operating room or the intensive care unit – alive or near death, cold and coagulopathic or warm and well […]

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