Browsing: Critical Care

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Pericardial tamponade is a medical emergency that requires rapid recognition and intervention. Ultrasound is therefore the ideal tool for helping make this diagnosis. In this installment of our Advanc
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Elevated ICP is an emergent complication associated with injury to the brain. In this Deep Dive, we summarize the existing evidence regarding the monitoring and management of elevated intracranial pre
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We present 2 cases of severe post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage (PTH). Our cases highlight the potential role of IV-administered tranexamic acid (TXA) as an effective treatment option in acutely bleeding p
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Arterial lines are helpful tools for monitoring hemodynamics and maintaining easy access for frequent lab draws in the critically ill patient. Interpreting the waveform of the arterial line is necessa
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After more than 10 years in the making, the DanGer Shock investigation sheds light on the efficacy of the microaxial flow pump in the treatment of patients with STEMI and cardiogenic shock and planned
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Anaphylaxis is a true and potentially life-threatening emergency. Understanding that this condition has broader diagnostic criteria than are commonly recognized will help with early recognition and tr
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Deep venous thrombosis is a can't-miss diagnosis. Learn how to use the 3-point ultrasound exam to make sure DVTs do not go unnoticed.
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How reliable is the old adage, "GCS less than 8, intubate"? A randomized trial examines the effect of intubation vs. noninvasive airway management for poisoned patients with GCS less than 8.
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The EMRA Critical Care Committee's Roadblock series is the resuscitationist's guide to overcoming the obstacles in the normal algorithm of critically ill patients. Through this series, we will ask the
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The EMRA Critical Care Committee's Roadblock series is the resuscitationist's guide to overcoming the obstacles in the normal algorithm of critically ill patients. Through this series, we will ask the