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August Annals Audio is posted!

Check out the August audio here. New format! More clinician-focused than ever. Highlights include:

-ED visits and healthcare reform in Massachusetts: what happens when more people become insured?

-Chest pain risk tolerance: does anyone know what they’re talking about?

-Pediatric minor head injury: we found the rule you should be using….

-MOLST/POLST: get to know it — this changes everything.

Pleeeease give us your feedback, at annalsaudio@acep.org

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June audio is up!

The Annals of EM June audio is posted and available. Highlights:

-How important is isolated vomiting in children as a predictor of TBI?
-The yield of ‘clearance’ laboratory testing for pediatric psych patients
-Confirming femoral lines with a saline flush—it works
-Should hydromorphone dosing be weight-based?
-Intranasal fentanyl for EMS
-Transgender populations in the ED: the experience
-Incidence of delayed anaphylaxis in the ED

And much much more…

Email any time at annalsaudio@acep.org.

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May Annals of EM audio is now posted!

The May audio is now posted here. Highlights:

-Impact of a Senior ED
-ACEP clinical policy about geriatric ED facilities
-Is trauma mortality affected when the police transport patients?
-What do seniors think a geriatric ED should accomplish?
-Screening for delirium in the ED, a systematic review
-The role of insurance status in ED transfers
-Access to time-sensitive ED care in Pennsylvania: limited
-Banning diversion: a qualitative assessment of the Massachusetts policy
-EMS use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation: systematic review

All this and more…. Email any time at annalsaudio@acep.org.

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April Annals Audio posted!

Apologies for the delay, but here it is, better than ever! Highlights:

-Advance directives and EMS cardiac arrests in Oregon: do they agree?
-Organ donation after cardiac arrest? Ethical and practical issues
-Is outpatient ED care profitable?
-Reimbursement effect of the ACA
-A Standardized Mortality Rate for EM
-Bells Palsy in the ED: how often do we have it right?
-Does it matter which thrombolytic or dose, for ischemic stroke?

And much more…. Email anytime at annalsaudio@acep.org.

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March audio is (and has been) posted!

Sorry for the late notice, but the March audio summary is up. Highlights:

-Gestalt in the ED for diagnosing PE and ACS: we’re overdoing it
-Radiation exposure among zero and near-zero risk patients: we’re overdoing that too
-Editorial: Should patients pay when asking for unnecessary testing?
-Topical anesthesia for mouth ulcers in kids: a RCT
-EHRs in the ED: associated with more imaging, medication, and testing of all kinds
-Health Info Exchanges: need to be better
-Central line infection prevention: tougher than it sounds

Email any time, and thanks for listening as always,
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February audio is posted

This month’s Annals audio, a look at the national report card on EM, is now posted and available. Highlights:

-The American College of Emergency Physicians has released their comprehensive national and state-by-state report cards on the status of emergency medicine in the United States. We do a brief summary and review.

-The new College clinical policy on procedural sedation and analgesia.

Email any time at annalsaudio@acep.org, and download the audio to get the goods and stay up to date.

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Annals audio, Jan 2014 is here

Sorry for delays, sometimes we get all technical…. But the January audio is here! Highlights:

-Cricothyrotomy techniques: a comparison
-Two hand versus one hand BVM ventilation, which one works best?
-Can looking at the RV with bedside ultrasound help diagnose PE?
-Surviving sepsis: an update
-Lit review: can febrile neutropenics go home?
-Late bleeding after crotalid envenomation: how often?

…and more!
Check out the audio, and email any time annalsaudio@acep.org.

David & Ashley

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December Annals Audio posted

The December audio issue of Annals of EM is now posted and available. Highlights include:

-New onset atrial fibrillation — should we anticoagulate in the ED?
-Atrial fibrillation in the ED: trends in Canada
-Review: High sensitivity troponins
-Capnography to diagnose PE: meta-analysis
-Observation is associated with less imaging for pediatric minor head injury
-Pediatric magnet ingestions
-Review: reversing warfarin in the ED

Email us at annalsaudio@acep.org, any time.

D&A

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November audio summary is up

The November audio issue is posted! Highlights include:

-Do elderly patients wait longer?
-A delirium screening tool
-Do people who can’t afford their medicines come back to the ED more?
-Standoff: Canada and US — who does more CTs?
-The cost of emergency medicine, it’s not what you’ve heard
-NAC v IV fluids to prevent contrast nephropathy
-Unused IV lines
-UTI in renal colic patients – predictors and urinalysis utility

Check it out and email any time at annalsaudio@acep.org

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July Annals audio now posted!

We’re posted for July! Highlights include:
-Validation of a decision rule for SAH
-Effects of a health information exchange on xray ordering
-Ocular fundus photography in the ED
-Renal impairment: a risk factor for ACS among chest pain patients?
-Training and real time A-V feedback effects on CPR success
-Clinical Policy: Management of Asymptomatic Hypertension in the ED
-Antibiotic stewardship: A review of mechanisms
-Cost-effectiveness of rapid flu testing

Email any time with comments or questions about the audio/podcast.

D&A

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