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EMedHome Assignments — 2014-2015

Table of Contents

  1. Block 1
  2. Block 2
  3. Block 3
  4. Block 4
  5. Block 5
  6. Block 6
  7. Block 7
  8. Block 8
  9. Block 9
  10. Block 10
  11. Block 11
  12. Block 12

Block 1: Patient safety & Risk Management

Block 2: Cardiovascular

  1. Best of the Best in Emergency Cardiology — Amal Mattu, MD
  2. Cardiac Risk Stratification in the ED Chest Pain Patient — Robin Naples, MD
  3. When is One Troponin Enough? — David Newman, MD
  4. Rapidly Lower The BP in an Asymptomatic Patient? — Robin Naples, MD

Block 3: Thoracic

  1. Best of the Best in Resuscitation — Corey Slovis, MD
  2. Pearls for the Critically Ill Patient with Refractory Hypoxemia — Timothy Ellender, MD
  3. Lung Ultrasound — Ashley Bean, MD
  4. Managing Pulmonary Embolism as an Outpatient — Jeffrey Kline, MD

Block 4: GI

  1. Fulminant Hepatic Failure4 — William T. Browne, MD
  2. Acute Management of GI Bleeding4 — Daniel Davis, MD
  3. I have cirrhosis and my doctor sent me here for a paracentesis — Edward P. Callahan, MD
  4. Mythbusters: All Patients with a GIB Need a NG Lavage! — Autumn Graham, MD

Block 5: Pediatrics

  1. Best of the Best in Pediatrics — Mimi Lu, MD
  2. Easy Misses in the Medically Complex Child — Mimi Lu, MD
  3. General Peds in the ED: Tips & Tricks — Jennifer Walthall, MD
  4. Not Just Smaller Adults: Altered Adolescents — Jennifer Walthall, MD

Block 6: MSK/Ortho/Trauma

  1. Best of the Best in Trauma — Bernard Lopez, MD
  2. Blood Thinners and Head Injury — Image Everyone? Admit? — Michael Eptor, DO
  3. A Pan-Scan for Trauma (In Lieu of Actually Doing a Physical Exam)? — Daniel Firestone,MD
  4. EDUS for Thoracic Trauma & EDUS Guided Nerve Blocks in Trauma2 — Geoff Sanz, MD

Block 7: Cutaneous/environmental

  1. Visual Odyssey: Emergent Rashes — Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD
  2. High Altitude Travel Medicine, Keeping Everyone Happy and Healthy On Your Trip2 — Carolynn Kelly-Smith, MD
  3. Travel Medicine: How to Prepare and Keep Yourself Healthy While Abroad2 — Cimi Achiam, MD
  4. Case Studies of Necrotizing Infections4 — William T. Browne, MD

Block 8: Psychiatric/Behavioral/Admin/Violence

  1. Drugs from 2014 that May Change Your Practice — Joseph Lex, MD
  2. Updates in Toxicology – Cases from the NYC Poison Control Center — Robert Hoffman, MD
  3. Dialyzable Toxins2 — Sohie Gosselin, MD
  4. AMA and Refusals: Potential Legal Disasters1 — Larry Weiss, MD

Block 9: Renal & Urogenital

  1. Critical Illness in the Pregnant Patient — Haney Mallemat, MD
  2. A CT Scan for Recurrent Ureterolithiasis? — Daniel Firestone, MD
  3. Blunt Traumatic Urologic Emergencies2 — Joe Haegert, MD
  4. Low-dose Imaging — What is it, and How Can it Help me & my Patients? — Marc Haber, MD

Block 10: Heme/Immun/ID/EMN

  1. CVP is Useless…Dynamic Markers of Fluid Responsiveness — David Farcy, MD
  2. CVP and Lactate Should Be Used to Guide Sepsis Treatment — Timothy Ellender, MD
  3. Improving Recognition and Treatment of Anaphylaxis — Anne Ellis, MD and Doug Mack, MD2
  4. New Oral Anticoagulants — John Ward, MD

Block 11: Nervous system

  1. What Do We Need to Do to Convince You That tPA Works in Strokes? — David Newman, MD
  2. Diplopia — Stephen Huff, MD
  3. Blood Pressure and ICH — Stephen Huff, MD
  4. “I Feel Light-headed”: Near Syncope Gone Bad — Nilesh Patel, DO

Block 12: MSK/Ortho/Trauma

  1. US-Guided Regional Blocks in the ED — You Really can do This! — Jennifer Huang, DO
  2. Head Injury in Kids — Elizabeth Weinstein, MD
  3. Emergency Ultrasound Applications of the Head and Neck — Beatrice Hoffmann, MD
  4. Limb Emergencies 101: The Pulseless Limb and Severed Limbs3 — Kevin Rodgers, MD