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off day today

i have the most boring off day today. ive been recuperating from my past night off morning afternoon afternoon shift and just tried waking up 10-ish a.m but failed. 68 more words

Q&A: Locking a folder

Q Is there a way to lock an individual folder, so that it can only be opened on entry of a pre-set password?

A The options for doing this are surprisingly limited, and none works in quite the way that you envisage. 216 more words



1 Keep up to date with advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) recommendations (i.e., maintain your knowledge base).

2 Promptly defibrillate a patient with ventricular fibrillation (V fib), or pulseless or symptomatic ventricular tachycardia (V tach). 556 more words

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Assistant Professor Michael Silvers named 2015 American Council of Learned Societies Fellow

Announcing the 2015 Central Program’s ACLS Fellows

4/2/2015 (source: http://www.acls.org/news/04-02-2015/)

The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the results of the… 227 more words

No Chest Compressions After Heart Surgery

It is reported that 1750-7250 of approximately 250,000 patients that undergo major heart surgeries every year will have a post-operative cardiac arrest.

There is new evidence that chest compressions are not the best answer. 1,760 more words

Critical Care

Ventricular Tachycardia due to Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia (ARVD)

This case was written by Dr. Martin Kuuskne from McGill University. Dr. Kuuskne is a PGY4 Emergency Medicine resident and one of the editors-in-chief at EMSimCases. 231 more words