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Altered Level Of Consciousness: Evidence-Based Management In The Emergency Department
Alerted level of consciousness in a child can have many causes, some life-threatening. Mnemonics such as
Jan 2017
Emergency Department Management Of Priapism
Current evidence for immediate emergency room treatment of ischemic priapism, using a stepwise approach starting with aspiration of cavernosal blood, cold saline irrigation, and penile injection with sympathomimetic agents.
Jan 2017
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases In Pediatric Patients: A Review Of Measles, Mumps, Rubella, And Varicella
Recognize the distinctive features of rashes associated with measles, rubella, and varicella; identify children at risk for severe complications; and evaluate treatment options.
Dec 2016
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis And Treatment In The Emergency Department
Diagnosing PID through medical history and examination, including evaluation for alternate diagnoses, and initiating appropriate antibiotic therapy. Early diagnosis and treatment of PID by the emergency room physician prevents complications such as chronic pain, ectopic pregnancy, infertility.
Dec 2016
Module 16.5: Unscheduled Return Visits: Minimizing Risk With Essential Communication Improvement
This module of ED CLEAR gives you strategies for estimating risk, avoiding misses, and preventing miscommunication, a common cause of URVs. We review the evidence to highlight clinical and communication best practices.
Dec 2016
Managing Acute Complications Of Sickle Cell Disease In Pediatric Patients
Emergency room management of common acute complications of sickle cell disease in children: Vaso-occlusive crisis, acute chest syndrome, stroke, priapism, and transient red cell anemia; and guidelines for rapid pain treatment of VOC.
Nov 2016
Evidence-Based Management Of Potassium Disorders In The Emergency Department
This review examines the most current evidence with regard to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of potassium disorders: hypokalemia and hyperkalemia.
Nov 2016
Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In Children: An Evidence-Based Review Of Emergency Department Management (Trauma CME)
Methods to maintain adequate oxygenation, maximize management of intracranial hypertension, and optimize blood pressure in the emergency department to improve neurologic outcomes following pediatric severe traumatic brain injury.
Oct 2016
Optimizing Survival Outcomes For Adult Patients With Nontraumatic Cardiac Arrest
Systematic review of the basic life support factors for cardiac arrest, including chest compression technique during CPR and rapid defibrillation of shockable rhythms (ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation), and common underlying causes of cardiac arrest.
Oct 2016
Module 16.4: Evidence-Based Management Of Suspected Appendicitis
Appendicitis is the most common surgical disease of the abdomen. This CME module weighs scans vs. scores to reduce risks of radiation, misses and perforations. You'll learn objective, validated, and defensible approaches for improving appendicitis outcomes for adult and pediatric patients.
Oct 2016
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Children: Diagnosis And Management In The Emergency Department
2016 review covering the limitations of routine pulse oximetry and carboxyhemoglobin measurement in diagnosing pediatric CO toxicity, NBO as the mainstay of treatment, and indications for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Sep 2016
Toxic Alcohol Ingestion: Prompt Recognition And Management In The Emergency Department (Critical Care Topic)
Reviews common sources of alcohol ingestion, basic mechanisms of toxicity, physical examination and laboratory findings that may guide rapid assessment and management, and indications for treatment.
Sep 2016
Acute Rheumatic Fever: An Evidence-Based Approach To Diagnosis And Initial Management
Clinical presentations, diagnosis and emergency department treatment of acute rheumatic fever, a rare sequela that develops two to four weeks after group A streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis.
Aug 2016
Transient Global Amnesia: Emergency Department Evaluation And Management
A detailed framework for the emergency physician to distinguish transient global amnesia (the acute onset of profound anterograde amnesia lasting up to 24 hours) from its most common mimics.
Aug 2016
Module 16.3: Evidence-Based Management Of Skin And Soft-Tissue Infections In The Emergency Department
Necrotizing fasciitis is the terrorist of skin and soft tissue infections, producing toxins resulting in necrosis and sepsis out of proportion to the number of bacteria present. Of about 3.5 million patients with SSTIs seen in the ED every year, approximately 1/700 will have necrotizing fasciitis. But two-thirds of these cases get missed on first pass. This ED CLEAR module covers clinical practices for diagnosing necrotizing fasciitis as early as possible, significantly improving the odds of a good outcome.
Aug 2016
Ebola Virus Disease: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, And Diagnostic And Therapeutic Modalities
Information on early diagnosis of EVD, infection control procedures including PPE, and supportive care of children with Ebola, with updated information and guidelines for emergency department preparedness.
Jul 2016
Cervical Artery Dissection: Early Recognition And Stroke Prevention (Stroke and Trauma CME)
Reviews advanced screening criteria and imaging for patients with cervical artery dissections, and antithrombotic treatment strategies to reduce ischemic stroke.
Jul 2016
Procedural Ultrasound In Pediatric Patients: Techniques And Tips For Accuracy And Safety
Compares ultrasound guidance to traditional approaches, and describes methods for using point-of-care ultrasound to place peripheral and central lines, and perform lumbar punctures, bladder catheterization, and other procedures.
Jun 2016
Emergency Department Evaluation And Management Of Blunt Chest And Lung Trauma (Trauma CME)
Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with blunt injuries to the chest, ribs and lung. Decision rules for chest x-ray, CT and bedside lung ultrasonography; treatment controversies including the limitations of needle thoracostomy using standard needle, chest tube placement, and chest tube size. Also airway and ventilation management.
Jun 2016
Module 16.2: Evidence-Based Diagnosis And Treatment Of Torsion Of The Spermatic Cord In The Pediatric Patient
Sometimes scrotal pain is a sign of testicular torsion, but not always. ED CLEAR, a patient safety program, helps ED teams stratify torsion risk and eliminate castration by procrastination.
Jun 2016
Congenital Heart Disease In Pediatric Patients: Recognizing The Undiagnosed And Managing Complications In The Emergency Department
Recognizing signs and symptoms of undiagnosed CHD in children presenting to the ED, with clinical pathways illustrating steps for initial stabilization and management of shock, cyanosis, or congestive heart failure.
May 2016
Evidence-Based Management Of Caustic Exposures In The Emergency Department
Diagnosis and treatment of caustic ingestions and exposures, including staging, pathophysiology, and surgical consult.
May 2016
Pediatric Ingestions: Emergency Department Management
Consensus guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of common pediatric ingestions, and antidotes for specific toxins such as alcohols, acetaminophen, opioids, sulphonylureas and other medications with a high fatality risk, and management of foreign bodies.
Apr 2016
Mammalian Bites In The Emergency Department: Recommendations For Wound Closure, Antibiotics, And Postexposure Prophylaxis (Trauma CME)
In-depth look at the treatment of human and animal bites, including the timing of wound closure, the use of prophylactic antibiotics, and the latest recommendations for rabies postexposure prophylaxis (PEP).
Apr 2016
Cervical Spinal Injury In Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patients: Management In The Emergency Department (Trauma CME)
Current approaches to pediatric cervical spinal injuries including clearance guidelines for identifying low-risk patients and those who need more advanced imaging with CT or MRI, and management to minimize further spinal cord injury.
Mar 2016
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