2015 Blog Posts

What follows are some of my favorite posts from 2015.

Initial Management of Minimal, Mild and Moderate Head Injuries In Adults–The Scandinavian Guidelines
Posted on January 11, 2015

Point of Care Ultrasound: DVT–Another Great YouTube Video from Critical Care Specialist Dr. Liz Turner
Posted on January 14, 2015

Running Xampp and WordPress on Your Local Computer–A YouTube Video by Britec09
Posted on January 16, 2015

The Diagnosis of Vertigo from Dr. Scott Weingart and A Link to the Workup of TIA
Posted on January 21, 2015

The Chart of The Pediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS) With A Link To PEWS Resources
Posted on January 25, 2015

Central Line Videos from Dr. Scott Weingart of EM Crit
Posted on January 30, 2015

Free Online Procedure Videos From The Merck Manual Professional Edition
Posted on January 30, 2015

A Link To The Treatment of Major Post Tonsillectomy Bleeding From Peds EM Morsels
Posted on February 4, 2015

Measuring Orthostatic Vital Signs from the Emergency Nurses Association
Posted on February 9, 2015

Ultrasound Guidance for Vascular Access and Regional Anesthesia – Includes Info On Building DIY Practice Simulator
Posted on March 8, 2015

A Link To Download The Manual of Ultrasound for Resource-Limited Settings
Posted on March 11, 2015

Links To The NeuroLogic Adult and Pediatric Neurology Exam Videos
Posted on March 12, 2015

The ATEM Television Studio for Videocasting
Posted on March 18, 2015

Low Cost Tele-Ultrasound!
Posted on May 8, 2015

Transthoracic Ultrasound Imaging of the Aorta
Posted on May 13, 2015

Three Inspiring Medical Stories From Dr. Weingart of EMCrit
Posted on May 14, 2015

Peri-Mortem Cesarean Section from EmCrit–An Important Subject for Students of Advanced Life Support In Obstetrics
Posted on May 22, 2015

A Link to “All Things Cricothyrotomy”, Dr. Weingart’s Outstanding Podcast 131
Posted on May 23, 2015

Vasopressor Basics (and Much More)–#138 from Dr. Weingart
Posted on May 25, 2015

An Uncommon Cause of Obstructive Shock– HOCM with SAM In an Elderly Patient Diagnosed by the RUSH Ultrasound Exam
Posted on May 30, 2015

The Best Article on The RUSH Ultrasound Exam for Medical Shock
Posted on May 31, 2015

For Every Pediatric Patient–Think of the Paediatric Sepsis 6 And The Pediatric Early Warning Score
Posted on May 31, 2015

EMCrit Intubation Checklist–Don’t Leave Home Without It!
Posted on June 4, 2015

How To Find The Ovaries on Pelvic Ultrasound–A YouTube Video From Gulf Coast Ultrasound
Posted on June 4, 2015

Basic Applications : Female Pelvis – Scanning Techniques — YouTube Video From Westernsono
Posted on June 5, 2015

What a Positive POCUS OB Study Is and What it Means — YouTube Video From Westernsono
Posted on June 7, 2015

Revisiting The 2012 ACEP Clinical Policy On Evaluation of Early Pregnancy Patients
Posted on June 9, 2015

Principles of Diagnostic Testing From the 2013 ESC guidelines on the management of stable coronary artery disease
Posted on July 21, 2015

Vasospastic Angina Resources
Posted on July 23, 2015

“The best lecture on Airway Management–Ever?” Dr. Weingart Asks
Posted on July 28, 2015

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome By Dr. Larry Mellick
Posted on July 28, 2015

Ultrasound for Small Bowel Obstruction–Video and Web Resources
Posted on August 4, 2015

When Should A Head Injured Patient Go To the Emergency Department?
Posted on August 7, 2015

Necrotizing Fasciitis–Three Videos on the Clinical Aspects of Diagnosis*
Posted on August 16, 2015

Resources for the Diagnosis of Necrotizing Fasciitis With Bedside Ultrasound*
Posted on August 17, 2015

Bag Mask Valve Ventilation from Dr. Weingaurt’s Podcast 65 with Dr. Reuben Streyer, Part 1
Posted on August 20, 2015

2012 Status Epilepticus Guidelines From Neuro Critical Care
Posted on August 25, 2015

Drs. Bleck and Weinguart Discuss Rx of Status Epilepticus–Outstanding EmCrit 155 Podcast
Posted on August 25, 2015

Dr. Weingart’s Advice On Finger Thoracostomy, Asthmatic Coding On The Vent, and Hemorrhagic Shock Resuscitation
Posted on August 27, 2015

Emergency Medicine Simulation Teaching Cases–Two Resources From edemu.org
Posted on August 27, 2015

Imaging Algorithm For Pediatric Head and Neck Injury From NICE
Posted on September 3, 2015

Imaging Algorithm for Adult Head and Neck Injury from NICE
Posted on September 3, 2015

Floating Doctors Ultrasound Series from Sonosite
Posted on September 7, 2015

Diagnosis of Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Using the ABCD2 Score from the Ischemic Stroke Module of the Emergency Neurological Life Support Course
Posted on September 11, 2015

An Outstanding Free Trauma Course Manual–Anesthesia, Trauma, and Critical Care (ATACC)
Posted on September 11, 2015

Central Venous Catheterization of the Femoral Vein
Posted on September 11, 2015

The Touch Surgery App Reviewed by Life In the Fast Lane
Posted on September 19, 2015

Who Needs A CT Scan for Spine Trauma From ENLS
Posted on September 21, 2015

13 Dangerous Headaches–A List From Dr Reuben Strayer of EM Updates
Posted on September 24, 2015

A Complete List Of The Emergency Neurological Life Support PDFs – All Are Available Online
Posted on September 28, 2015

EM Crit Podcast 93 on Palliative Care at the End of Life by Dr. Ashley Shreve–OUTSTANDING
Posted on September 28, 2015

Dr Strayer’s ED Procedural Sedation Checklist and The Procedural Sedation Screencast Trilogy–Useful Even If You Don’t Do PSA
Posted on September 29, 2015

Some Excerpts from Preoxygenation and Prevention of Desaturation During Emergency Airway Management By Drs. Weingart and Levitan
Posted on October 2, 2015

Links to Dr Andrew Brainard’s Outstanding Video Course-Essential Emergency Airway Care Course There are links to Dr. Brainard’s eight outstanding videos.
Posted on October 4, 2015

Slides and Resources from Dr. Brainard’s Essential Emergency Airway Care Course #1 – Airway Prep and Team Management This is the first post of Dr. Brainard’s slides.
Posted on October 5, 2015

The next seven posts on my blog are of the slides and resources of Dr. Brainard’s course above.

Slides and Resources from Dr. Brainard’s Essential Emergency Airway Care Course #8 – Pediatric Considerations This is the last post of Dr. Brainard’s slides.
Posted on October 18, 2015

Bimanual Laryngoscopy By The Laryngoscopist-The Best Tool For Difficult Airway From Dr. Levitan
Posted on October 19, 2015

A Great Website for Palliative Care Resources – With Direct Links To Sixty Palliative Care Topics
Posted on October 24, 2015

Resources For The Uses of And Indications For A Cardiopulmonary Stress Test
Posted on October 28, 2015

Perimortem C-Section, Severity of Illness, and Early Warning Scores In Pregnancy from the AHA 2015 Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy Guidelines And From Other Resources
Posted on November 1, 2015

The Newborn Examination – Some Excellent YouTube Videos
Posted on November 4, 2015

The Neurocritical Care Intubation From EMCrit # 129 And The Emergency Neurologic Life Support Course
Posted on November 7, 2015

Resources for Advance Directives and for Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
Posted on November 8, 2015

Links to The SPRINT Trial and to NEJM Resources and to WWW.SPRINTTRIAL.ORG Resources
Posted on November 11, 2015

TIPS FOR THE UNDIAGNOSED from the NIH’s Genetics and Rare Diseases Information Center
Posted on November 13, 2015

The SPRINT Treatment Algorithm for the Intensive Treatment Group (Goal SBP < 120 mm Hg) – How They Did It
Posted on November 14, 2015

Methods of the SPRINT MIND Trial – How They Did It + Why It Matters to Primary Care Physicians
Posted on November 24, 2015

Guidelines for Imaging Evaluation of Dementia
Posted on November 29, 2015

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease
Posted on December 9, 2015

Wound Care and Lacerations – An Outstanding YouTube Video from Dr Larry Mellick: Repairing Thin (Bleeding) Skin Lacerations of the Elderly
Posted on December 22, 2015

Wound Care and Lacerations – YouTube Videos On Using Tissue Adhesive to Close Lacerations
Posted on December 22, 2015

Wound Care and Lacerations – Use of Topical Anesthesia For Laceration Repair From Dr. Alexander Trott
Posted on December 22, 2015

An Easy LP Technique (Podcast) [For Infants < 6 Months] From The Pediatric EM Podcast and Blog With Additional Resources
Posted on December 22, 2015

EMCrit #3 How To Intubate The Fatiguing Patient With A Severe Metabolic Acidosis By Dr. Weingart
Posted on December 27, 2015

Dr. Farkas Gives Us “Five pearls for the dyspneic patient with Guillain-Barre Syndrome or Myasthenia Gravis” – Outstanding!
Posted on December 28, 2015

EMCrit #19 Noninvasive Ventilation [PEEP, CPAP, BiPAP] Explained By Dr. Weingart of EMCrit
Posted on December 29, 2015

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