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September 29, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Under Pressure!: Acute Blood Pressure Management in Emergency Medicine

By ejschwartz 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 · Leave a Comment

Dr. Luke Wood demonstrating placement of a Minnesota Tube

By ejschwartz 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.

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September 8, 2020 · Leave a Comment

August Journal Club

By ejschwartz 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 · Leave a Comment

Snake Bites

By ejschwartz 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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September 3, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Heat Emergencies

By ejschwartz 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. Heatstroke separates into […]

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August 12, 2020 · Leave a Comment

July Resident Journal Club

By ejschwartz 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 by Dr. Sara Hevesi […]

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July 29, 2020 · Leave a Comment

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

By ejschwartz 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 used a […]

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Tags: electronic medical record, emergency medicine, scribes


July 27, 2020 · Leave a Comment

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

By ejschwartz 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 on palliative […]

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July 21, 2020 · Leave a Comment

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

By ejschwartz 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 pain in the ED […]

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June 30, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Emergency Medicine Residents 2020-2021

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Congratulations to our newest senior residents! Welcome to the family to our new interns!

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