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Abdominal CT basics with the first seven posts in this series by Michael P Hartung, MD, explores the fundamentals of abdominal CT including planes, common terms, orientation, attenuation and basic window settings.
Implantable Device Imaging with Friedman, El-Arab and Lipitz. This week concentrating on extracorporeal membrane oxygen device imaging
Golden S sign. A radiological sign which should raise suspicion of bronchial carcinoma. A characteristic reverse S-shaped shadow may be seen in the right upper lobe.
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Anton is back with a packed line up of experts looking at some pearls in this months EM Cases Quick Hits Series Podcast. They take us through from skin glue hacks, to management of the dreaded aortic direction and a timely reminder on what duration of antibiotic prescribing we should be aiming for in certain conditions.
Is there anything more challenging than a massive PE with acute right ventricle failure? EMOttawa provides us with some key principles that differ from our typical resuscitation of hypotension and hypoxaemic respiratory failure in this patient group.
The patient with functional weakness presenting in front of us can be a diagnostic dilemma. Peter at Resus.com provides with a quick summary on working out if this presentation is a potential stroke or functional disorder. Seems the answer to this is sitting in the hoover..
TXA is often described as the duct tape of emergency medicine. We know its benefits in haemorrhagic trauma and post-partum bleeding when given IV, but is there a role to give it IM and make it more effective? The UMEM team review a recent study looking at just this…