EMU Monthly – April 2014

All the April EMU goodness

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EMU Monthly – March 2014

EMU Monthly for March 2014

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EMU Monthly – February 2014

EMU Monthly for February 2014

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EMU Monthly – January 2014

January 2014 EMU

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EMU Monthly – January 2014

1)   Are we there yet? It is 2014. If you are sober now- and you shouldn’t be- let’s get straight to the medical information you will need once you finally wake up and get out of the street. PCA- patient controlled analgesia- which is just a pump that patients can activate but will not get […]

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EMU Monthly – December 2013

EMU for December 2013

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EMU – November 2013

All sorts of good stuff for November 2013

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EMU Monthly – November 2013

1)   Magnets are stronger than ever as they now contain neodymium. And they are around- magnetic earrings are simulations for those who have not yet pierced their ears who do not want to. Swallowing magnets can be devastating- they can cause perforation and ulceration if another magnet or another metallic object is concurrently ingested. Abdominal […]

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EMU Monthly – September 2013

1)   Adenxal torsion- well, here is a score to help you- abdominal pain, ovarian pain, “unbearable” pain”, vomiting and absence of menorraghia were all assigned points and these help make a diagnosis.(Hum Reprod 27(8)2359). I think this is silly. They only saw 31 patients with this out of 431 patients with pelvic pain and to […]

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EMU Monthly – August 2013

1)   So you have a patient who is overweight And you go to intubate him. This article looked at the Glidescope versus the Fastrach. Just to refresh your memory here is a Glidescope And here is a Fastrach And here is a dinosaurIn this study- both did well (ACTA Anaest Scand 56(6)755) While it is […]

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