It’s long been an accepted standard to go directly to OR with any unstable trauma patient – and never EVER take them to CT first. And it made sense, as radiology has never been a good place to be with … Continue reading
Most of us know this so just a quickie post about ketamine and ICP. This paper lives here.
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You’re being tricked – by your own medical mind. Pretest probabilities mean more to your clinical work than you might think. While sensitivity, specificity and P value, the ‘gold standard’ of statistical validity, is not as universally applicable as many … Continue reading
It’s not news but I recommend you read Paul E Marik’s review of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter (PAC) from Annals of Intensive Care 2013. Basically he tears the whole thing apart, writes an obituary and suggest we make it a … Continue reading
There´s an interesting case report in Annals of Emergency Medicine. It describes a case where massive bleeding from the lower abdomen and pelvis was successfully stopped by a burly first responder who applied manual aortic compression. The case The victim … Continue reading