Since the NEJM publication by Pope et al in 2000 found 2% of patients with myocardial infarctions were discharged home from the Emergency Department, we have been in search of a tool capable of identifying a cohort of patients who are truly safe for discharge1. Many have anointed the high-sensitivity troponin assay (hs-cTnI) to this […]
The following rant focuses on sepsis research, but these principles are universal. I apologize for the agitated nature of this post, but I just can’t hold it in any longer. If I read one more correlational study which tries to imply causation, I might just explode. In order to prevent burnout, I’m going to journal these thoughts instead. So, hang on to your hats, because things are going to get a bit heated.