The 2017 Lifelong Learning And Self-Assessment Study Guide
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The 2017 Lifelong Learning And Self-Assessment Study Guide - LLSA

About This Resource

The 2017 LLSA Study Guide gives you full-text reprints of the original articles* to be covered in the year's ABEM exam. You'll also receive a summary of key points for each article as well as sample questions, answers and explanations, and more. Topics covered in the 2017 exam include:

  • Review 1: A Consensus Parameter For The Evaluation And Management Of Angioedema In The Emergency Department
  • Review 2: Clinical Policy: Critical Issues In The Evaluation And Management Of Adult Patients With Suspected Acute Nontraumatic Thoracic Aortic Dissection
  • Review 3: Treatment For Calcium Channel Blocker Poisoning: A Systematic Review
  • Review 4: Recognition And Management Of Withdrawal Delirium (Delirium Tremens)
  • Review 5: Recognizing Victims Of Human Trafficking In The Pediatric Emergency Department
  • Review 6: Infection Prevention In The Emergency Department
  • Review 7: Lyme Disease
  • Review 8: Ultrasonography Versus Computed Tomography For Suspected Nephrolithiasis
  • Review 9: Integration Of Palliative Care Into Emergency Medicine: The Improving Palliative Care In Emergency Medicine (IPAL-EM) Collaboration
  • Review 10: Toxic Industrial Chemicals And Chemical Weapons. Exposure, Identification, And Management By Syndrome
  • Review 11: Trauma Airway Management
  • Review 12: Treatment Of Venous Thromboembolism

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Product Details

Release Date: June 1, 2016
Date of Most Recent Review: December 1, 2020
Termination Date: November 30, 2023
Time To Complete Activity: 35 hours
CME Information:
  • 35 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM or 35 ACEP Category I Credits included at no extra charge with your LLSA Study Guide
  • Specialty CME credits also included: 3 hours trauma credit and  6 hours ethics credit, subject to your state and institutional requirements.

Table of Contents

Review 1: A Consensus Parameter For The Evaluation And Management Of Angioedema In The Emergency Department

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
  4. Critique
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. CME Questions
  7. Original Article

Review 2: Clinical Policy: Critical Issues In The Evaluation And Management Of Adult Patients With Suspected Acute Nontraumatic Thoracic Aortic Dissection

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
    1. Introduction
    2. Clinical Policy Development Methods
  4. Critical Questions
  5. Critique
  6. Editor’s Note
  7. CME Questions
  8. Original Article

Review 3: Treatment For Calcium Channel Blocker Poisoning: A Systematic Review

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
    1. The Most Effective And Well Studied
      1. High-Dose Insulin
      2. Extracorporeal Life Support
      3. Calcium
      4. Vasopressors
      5. Lipid Emulsion Therapy
    2. Other Therapies
  4. Critique
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. CME Questions
  7. Original Article

Review 4: Recognition And Management Of Withdrawal Delirium (Delirium Tremens)

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
    1. Diagnosis
    2. Treatment
  4. Critique
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. CME Questions
  7. Original Article

Review 5: Recognizing Victims Of Human Trafficking In The Pediatric Emergency Department

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
    1. Pathology
    2. Epidemiology
    3. Suggested Clinical Approach
      1. History And Physical Examination
      2. Laboratory Investigations
      3. Sex Trafficking
    4. Reporting And Assistance
  4. Critique
  5. References
  6. CME Questions
  7. Original Article

Review 6: Infection Prevention In The Emergency Department

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
    1. Hand Hygiene
    2. Standard Precautions
    3. Transmission-Based Precautions
      1. Airborne Precautions
      2. Droplet Precautions
      3. Contact Precautions
    4. Healthcare Personnel Immunization
    5. Environmental Controls
    6. Healthcare-Associated Infections In Emergency Settings
      1. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
      2. Peripheral Venous Catheters
      3. Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection
      4. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
      5. Other Medical Devices
    7. Summary
  4. Critique
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. CME Questions
  7. Original Article

Review 7: Lyme Disease

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
    1. Infection
    2. Erythema Migrans
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Treatment
    5. Prevention
    6. Areas Of Continued Study
  4. Critique
  5. CME Questions
  6. Original Article

Review 8: Ultrasonography Versus Computed Tomography For Suspected Nephrolithiasis

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
  4. Critique
    1. Faulty Premise
    2. Natural Course Of Nephrolithiasis
    3. Application To Practice
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. Reference
  7. CME Questions
  8. Original Article

Review 9: Integration Of Palliative Care Into Emergency Medicine: The Improving Palliative Care In Emergency Medicine (IPAL-EM) Collaboration

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
  4. Critique
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. CME Questions
  7. Original Article

Review 10: Toxic Industrial Chemicals And Chemical Weapons. Exposure, Identification, And Management By Syndrome

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
    1. Clinical Principles In Toxicology
    2. Management Of Toxic Exposure
    3. Other Considerations
  4. Critique
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. CME Questions
  7. Original Article

Review 11: Trauma Airway Management

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
    1. Evaluation
    2. Intubation Method
    3. Forced To Act
    4. Difficult Airway In The Semistable Patient
    5. Intubation Medications
    6. Premedication
    7. Induction
    8. Paralytics
    9. Hemodynamic Resuscitation
    10. Cervical Spine Precautions
    11. Tracheobronchial Injury
    12. Epidemiology Mechanisms
    13. Evaluation And Management
  4. Critique
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. CME Questions
  7. Original Article

Review 12: Treatment Of Venous Thromboembolism

  1. Synopsis
  2. Key Points
  3. Discussion
  4. Critique
  5. Editor’s Note
  6. References
  7. CME Questions
  8. Original Article

* Due to copyright restrictions, a reprint of article 5 and one table in article 10 are not included in the 2017 LLSA Study Guide.

 

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