The Future of Healthcare

The Future of Healthcare

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Wed, Apr 26 11:18am

ECMO Rounds: Crash Course

ECMO Rounds: Crash Course

Author: Eric Funk, MD (@efunkEM)

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Mon, Apr 10 5:10pm

Stick, glue and cone for ear foreign bodies

Stick, glue and cone for ear foreign bodies

Author: Jonathan Thornston, M.D.

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Tue, Apr 4 10:45am

The truth about Small Bowel Obstruction

The truth about Small Bowel Obstruction

Author: David S. Morris, M.D.
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Sun, Jan 4 4:19pm

Mayo Clinic EM at SAEM 17

Mayo Clinic EM at SAEM 17


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Wed, Mar 15 6:28am

An algorithm to reduce the use of CT to diagnose appendicitis in children

An algorithm to reduce the use of CT to diagnose appendicitis in children

Author: Stephanie Polites, M.D. General Surgery Resident. Mayo Clinic.
 

Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in children and accounts for many emergency room visits and hospitalizations in the pediatric population.  Traditionally, the diagnosis was made based on history and physical exam, with use of advanced imaging such as ultrasound or computed tomography (CT) reserved for equivocal cases.  Now that CT is readily available in most emergency departments, there has been a substantial increase in CT utilization.  CT is more than 90% accurate in diagnosing acute appendicitis and providers hope its utilization will avoid negative appendectomies.  Unfortunately there may be a long term risk of cancer associated with ionizing radiation exposure due to CT.  Furthermore, there is evidence that CT utilization does not prevent negative appendectomies. [...]

Tue, Aug 12 2:33pm

How to Succeed as a Teacher - Goal Setting (episode 3)

How to Succeed as a Teacher - Goal Setting (episode 3)

This is the third short video from a eight episodes series about prime concepts and recommendations to succeed as a teacher by Dustin Leigh, MD (@DLeigh0029)

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Wed, May 25 9:00am

An overview of  Healthcare Quality

An overview of Healthcare Quality

Author: Venk Bellamkonda (@venkbellamkonda)

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Tue, Dec 13 4:26pm

Is too sick to go home also too sick for the floor?

Is too sick to go home also too sick for the floor?

What patients admitted from the Emergency Department to a general floor/ward will deteriorate?

Author Shawna Bellew, MD (@SBellzMD)

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Tue, Nov 29 2:37pm

How to stop a post-dialysis site bleeding

How to stop a post-dialysis site bleeding

Author: Cameron Wangsgard, MD and Daniel Cabrera, MD

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Mon, Apr 27 7:00am

OnPar: a gamified didactic decision making learning tool

OnPar: a gamified didactic decision making learning tool

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Author:  Abhi Bikkani on behalf of the Mayo Education Innovation Lab

Click here for the OnPar app
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Wed, Jun 29 10:05am

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