Check out the December Annals of EM audio summary, now available. Highlights:
-ED occupancy and crowding on the rise: it’s not just boarding — it’s us
-Measuring ED utilization: encounters or patients?
-The UK 4-hour rule: gone now, but did it change care?
-The ED is now farther away… is mortality different?
-Endotracheal intubation: video versus direct
-Endotracheal intubation: should EMS do it for head injuries?
-Isolated A Fib, outcomes after ED discharge (real, real good)
-Modifying the criteria for diagnosing MI in patients with LBBB
-Ethnic differences in ACS symptom presentation