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January 21, 2021

January Journal Club

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Dr. Voigt is a PGY-2 in Emergency Medicine Dr. Froke is a PGY-1 in Emergency Medicine Chest pain in the ED is all too often a chief complaint that carries vague associated symptoms and inconclusive workups. Despite EM providers’ best efforts to determine a cause, chest pain is often left without a definitive diagnosis and […]

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January 19, 2021

Dr. Jones on the COVID Vaccine

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Dr. Derick Jones is an emergency medicine consultant in MCHS Southeast MN and Rochester MN. Dr. Jones is bilingual and shares his reasoning for deciding to get the COVID vaccine for our Spanish speaking patients. See the video at the link below.

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December 31, 2020

November Journal Club

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Dr. Alex Ginsburg is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Sasha Selby is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Jim Homme is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Sara Hevesi is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. The fifth Mayo EM residency journal club […]

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November 6, 2020

October Journal Club

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Dr. Ashley Jacobson is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Alexis Del Vecchio 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. Dr. Tobi Kummer is an emergency […]

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November 2, 2020

Spinal or Spiral? Diagnostic Dilemmas in the Diagnosis of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Brandon Haefke, MD Dr. Haefke is a PGY-2 Emergency Medicine resident in Rochester, MN at the Mayo Clinic. Intro Case: A 36-year-old male with no significant previous medical history presents to the ED with a headache. He describes a convincing thunderclap onset. You obtain a head CT without contrast that is normal. However, his headache […]

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October 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 physician, Dr. […]

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September 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 variety of emergency medical […]

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Tags: emergency medicine, hypertension, hypotension


September 21, 2020

Dr. Luke Wood demonstrating placement of a Minnesota Tube

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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.

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September 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 tPA (http://thesgem.com/2020/07/sgem297-tpa-advocates-be-like-never-gonna-give-you-up/),  and the […]

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September 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 nonvenomous bites) resulting […]

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