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Moonlighting overnight in the MICU? Looking for a different strategy for a difficult to vent that SICU patient? Forgot the initial vent settings will intubating at your rural affiliate?

There is a broad range of information covering topics from initial intubation, trouble shooting, changing ventilation settings and modes, and indications for vent weaning.

Check it out in the WikEM Ventilation Section!… Read more

To Image or Not to Image

With blunt head trauma, the most frequent question is: “CT brain or no CT brain”:  The Head CT in Trauma (clinical decision rule) will help you make your decision.

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Complicated Deliveries in the ED

Before your next precipitous delivery arrives in the ED, take a moment to review these important pages for:

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