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Oct 9, 2020

September Journal Club

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Dr. Ashley Jacobson is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Sara Hevesi is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Neha Raukar is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. The third Mayo EM residency journal club of the year met on September 16, hosted by consultant [...]
September Journal Club
Sep 29, 2020

Under Pressure!: Acute Blood Pressure Management in Emergency Medicine

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Bergthor Jonsson, Cand. Med. Dr. Jonsson is a second year emergency medicine resident at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN Acute blood pressure management in the emergency department is in my mind one of the most confusing and controversial topics in emergency medicine. Different blood pressure targets have been proposed for a [...]
Under Pressure!: Acute Blood Pressure Management in Emergency Medicine
Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Luke Wood demonstrating placement of a Minnesota Tube

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
https://vimeo.com/460295017 Please see the above link to watch Dr. Luke Wood demonstrate placement of a Minnesota Tube for massive uncontrolled GI hemorrhage.
Sep 8, 2020

August Journal Club

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Dr. Sara Hevesi is an EM consultant in Rochester, MN The second Mayo EM residency journal club of the year met on August 8th, hosted by Chief Resident Dr. Maria Kaisler. We reviewed the classic NINDS trial for using tPA in ischemic strokes, an SGEM review critically appraising the evidence behind [...]
August Journal Club
Sep 5, 2020

Snake Bites

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
By: Ashley Jacobson, MD Dr. Jacobson is a resident physician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. As more and more people explore the outdoors with summer and quarantine, physicians must refresh snakebite presentations and treatment options. 2018 data from the American Association of Poison Control Centers documented a reported 7,110 snakebites (including [...]
Sep 3, 2020

Heat Emergencies

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Dr. Ashley Jacobson, MD Summer heat making you feel more exhausted than normal? Or has COVID quarantine encouraged you to spend more time on mountain trails instead of staying indoors? Here are a few tips as we round out summer. Heat illness is a spectrum of disease that ultimately culminates into heatstroke. [...]
Aug 12, 2020

July Resident Journal Club

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Dr. Sara Hevesi and Dr. Maria Kaisler Dr. Hevesi is a consultant at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Kaisler is a PGY-3 and chief resident at Mayo Clinic Emergency Medicine Residency in Rochester, MN. The inaugural Mayo EM residency journal club met for the first time on July 13th, hosted [...]
July Resident Journal Club
Jul 29, 2020

Impact of scribes on throughput metrics and billing during an electronic medical record transition

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Emily Woods, MD Dr. Woods is an emergency physician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN and SE MN. This study was recently published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. The objective was to evaluate Mayo Clinic Emergency Department's already established scribe program on throughput and revenue capture while Mayo Clinic underwent EMR transition. We [...]
Jul 27, 2020

Palliative care in the emergency department: A survey assessment of patient and provider perspectives

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Emily Woods Dr. Woods is an Emergency Physician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester and South-East Minnesota Palliative care has been identified as an area of low outpatient referral from our emergency department, yet palliative care has been shown to improve the quality of patient’s lives. This study investigates both provider and patient perspectives [...]
Jul 21, 2020

Safety of parenteral ketorolac use for analgesia in geriatric emergency department patients

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Caitlin Brown, PharmD and Alicia Mattson, PharmD Dr. Brown and Dr. Mattson are pharmacists at Mayo Clinic in the Emergency Department. With the rapidly increasing population of individuals aged 65 years and older, pain management in the emergency department (ED) has become much more complex. Many of the medications we use to treat [...]
Jun 30, 2020

Emergency Medicine Residents 2020-2021

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Congratulations to our newest senior residents! Welcome to the family to our new interns!
Emergency Medicine Residents 2020-2021
Jun 30, 2020

IN ketamine meta-analysis

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Authors: Jana L. Anderson, MD and Lucas Oliveira J. e Silva, MD Dr. Anderson is a pediatric emergency physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Dr. Silva is a research fellow in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. The emergency department is the front line [...]
IN ketamine meta-analysis
Jun 15, 2020

How can we improve the experience of older adults in the emergency department?

By ejschwartz @ejschwartz
Lucas Oliveira J. e Silva, MD Lucas is a research fellow in the Department of Emergency at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. The number of emergency department (ED) visits by older adults continuously increases.[1] Older patients have unique needs, and strategies to optimize their individual care are have to be developed. Since 2014, the [...]
How can we improve the experience of older adults in the emergency department?
May 26, 2020

Geriatric Cart to provide comfort to seniors in the Emergency Department

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Author: Isabella Lichen Comment on Lichen et al. Non-pharmacologic interventions improve comfort and experience among older adults in the Emergency Department. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2020. Older adult 65 years of age and older are 16% of the US population, but they comprise 45% of emergency department (ED) visits. These [...]
Geriatric Cart to provide comfort to seniors in the Emergency Department
Feb 28, 2020

Early recognition of Child Abuse

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Author: Mark Mannenbach, MD @MMannenbach My memory of the small boy with dark eyes and curly hair comes back quickly as the medical students I am working with share what they are thinking and what they would do next. I saw him first on a busy evening shift along with a new [...]
Early recognition of Child Abuse
May 10, 2019

Mayo Clinic EM at SAEM19

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Wednesday May 15, 2019 TOP 100 abstract: 17 Pediatric Opioid Use in the Emergency Department: A 10-Year National Trend StudyLarissa Shiue, Sheagleigh Funni, Jonathan Inselman, Molly Jeffery, M. Fernanda Bellolio, Jana AndersonTime: 1:00 PM-2:30 PMLocation: St. Thomas B- ORAL presentation 117 Subgroup Effects of a Shared Decision Making Intervention in Children With [...]
Mayo Clinic EM at SAEM19
Mar 15, 2019

Welcome Class of 2019-2022

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Welcome Class of 2019-2022
Dec 5, 2018

Youth Athletes in America- Does Practice Really Make Perfect?

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
TEDx by Neha Raukar @Raukar_Neha https://youtu.be/fGwnEocJm84
Youth Athletes in America- Does Practice Really Make Perfect?
Sep 23, 2018

Effect of the Head CT Choice Decision Aid in Parents of Children With Minor Head Trauma

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Authors: Erik Hess, MD (UAB) Comment on: Hess, Homme et al. Effect of the Head Computed Tomography Choice Decision Aid in Parents of Children With Minor Head TraumaA Cluster Randomized Trial. JAMA Open. Each year, 450,000 children present to U.S emergency departments for evaluation of head trauma.  Physicians obtain [...]
Effect of the Head CT Choice Decision Aid in Parents of Children With Minor Head Trauma
Aug 2, 2018

The opioid epidemic

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Author: Molly Jeffery PhD @mollyjeffery Commentary about: Jeffery at al. Trends in opioid use in commercially insured and Medicare Advantage populations in 2007-16: retrospective cohort study. BMJ 2018. With all the attention that is being paid to opioid prescribing over the past few years, we wanted to [...]
The opioid epidemic
Jun 14, 2018

Blockchain: A new technology for health professions education

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Author: Eric Funk, MD @efunkem  

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Blockchain: A new technology for health professions education
May 22, 2018

Addressing the Active Shooter Challenge through In-situ Simulation

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Author: Mark Mannenbach, MD. @MMannenbach Commentary on: Mannenbach et al. An In Situ Simulation-Based Training Approach to Active Shooter Response in the Emergency Department. in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness With an increased number of active shooter events in the United States, emergency departments are challenged to ensure preparedness for [...]
Addressing the Active Shooter Challenge through In-situ Simulation
Mar 1, 2018

We all make mistakes

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Author: Laura Walker, M.D. @dortzus

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We all make mistakes
Feb 2, 2018

Intravenous Lidocaine for pain in the ED: what the evidence shows?

By Daniel Cabrera @cabreraerdr
Author: Lucas Oliveira J. e Silva (@lucasojesilva12)

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Intravenous Lidocaine for pain in the ED: what the evidence shows?
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