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SVT: treat, wait, re-evaluate

What do you *really* need to do with your SVT patients? Well, this is a retrospective observational study of 633 consecutive SVT patients over 10 years seen in a single ED. 335 more words


I'm back!

I’ve been saying that I’ll write this post for ages now. But I’m finally doing it! The truth is uni has been pretty hectic over the past month. 870 more words


Let's stop the sepsis high-five.

82 y/o F from SNF, AMS, “foul smelling urine.”

80/50, 103.1 PR, 120HR 98%.

An initial POCUS showed a collapsing IVC, you give 30 cc/kg LR, 650 Tylenol PR, vancomycin loading dose, and 3.375g Zosyn. 486 more words


Without Internet Privacy Rules, How Can I Protect My Data?

The FCC’s ISP privacy rule, which would have limited how your internet service provider could collect and use your data without your permission, is effectively dead. 2,233 more words

Telecom & Technology

Who Blows Out the Candles on Jesus' Birthday?

When I was growing up, I was told that the reason we give presents at Christmas is because it is a celebration of Jesus’ birth, and because Jesus is no longer here in the flesh to give presents to – like we do on people’s birthdays – we give them to each other. 598 more words


Social Media Mythbuster

When we reference our reality, it’s hard to differentiate between the physical and digital. The two realms have seamlessly begun to integrate itself into one form of reality—meaning that we live within the physical world and cyberspace simultaneously. 1,068 more words


Losing and Gaining Weight...it is not as simple as calories in/calories out

Guest article by Dr. Martha Arden, part of the “Strong Mamas Fit Families” Team.

When I heard that the New England Journal of Medicine published a special article several weeks ago entitled “Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity,” I rushed to my hospital library’s website to download the article. 815 more words