Needle Decompression. It was drilled into you in school over and over. Anytime the topic of pneumothorax came up needle decompression was mentioned. Don't wait for the CXR if you suspect tension. Go 2nd intercostal space midclavicular line - or should we go elsewhere?Read More
In the past, advanced macrolide monotherapy (azithromycin and clarithromycin) was recommended for outpatient treatment of CAP and COPD AE with acute bronchitis. I'm starting to question if this is consistent with best practice recommendations.Read More
How many of you have been signed out the following?
"He's just on low dose Neo…"
"He's got his Levo running through a midline"
"I was hoping to wean off his pressors to avoid placing a central line but we just had to go up…sorry!"Read More
"I wish I were better at ultrasound."
"I'm not as good at ultrasound as people on my team."
"I keep meaning to practice scanning on shift, but there are so many other things I could be doing."Read More