ACEP Preview – Hemostasis: Stopping the bleeding in a crashing trauma patient

Hey folks, I'm lecturing at ACEP in Las Vegas this year. This is one of two lectures I'm giving there. If you are going to the conference and plan on coming to my lecture, don't listen to this lecture; I'd rather you hear the real one in person. But if you can't make it this year, and you have 50 minutes, take a listen and let me know what you think. Here is the Handout Here … [Read more...]

Procedural Sedation – Part I

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It seems the government and other specialties are trying hard to make sedation as difficult as possible in the ED. We must persevere to provide the best procedural sedation for the maximal comfort and safety for our patients. This brief lecture was originally posted on the defunct EMCrit Lecture Site on 8/7/2009. I'm reposting it here so I can post part II sometime this … [Read more...]