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PA's- making Ada Plumer Proud.

Many years ago, nursing was not allowed to place IVs. Now, in some places, they place ultrasound guided PICCs, and in a handful of places, ultrasound guided central lines.   501 more words

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The Ketamine vs All battle continues

ketamine. Ketamine. Ketamine! KETAMINE!!!!

Is there anything the SoMe wonderdrug can not do? I mean, isn’t the answer *always* ketamine?

This is a single center, randomized, prospective parallel study for patients aged 18-70 with moderate to severe acute, traumatic, orthopaedic pain with pain scale >80 on VAS. 318 more words

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Mythbusting Series: Pasta

Bear, what are you gonna eat today for lunch?

Pasta :D

Again??? Do you Italians eat pasta every day?

Most of us. It’s not that we always eat pasta, but yes, we eat a lot of it.  809 more words

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Mythbusting Series: Italian Spices

Goldilocks and I chat a lot about food. And we found out there are a lot of common beliefs Americans have about Italian food that really don’t exist in Italy. 740 more words

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Whaddaya Mean You Can't Learn POCUS?

After taking a few one day ultrasound courses, a common theme amongst classmates is something to the effect of, “well, I get it now, but what about next week when the instructor isn’t there to guide me?” 363 more words

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Smart snacking

Smart Snacking

“Anna, are you kidding? You are studying nutrition…” That day, when I was grabbing a few crackers to snack on and my housemate said to me. 1,125 more words

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syncopal PE's, gestalt, & sensationalism.

Want to know how to poke the EM FOAM bear? Make a sweeping generalization that we are “doing it wrong” that goes against the “first do no harm” mentality, while paradoxically potentially putting some patients in harms way… 553 more words

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