EMU Monthly – March 2006

 1) In 2001 ACEP printed guidelines on syncope that were revolutionary in that they did not require blood tests and they stressed high risk and low risk patients differentiation, much like we do with pulmonary embolism. The American Heart Journal (May 05) recently confirmed these rules and found them to be useful. Now I know […]

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EMU Monthly – February 2006

1) This study looked a flying and noticed that there was significant falls in saturation on commercial flights. Patients that averaged 97% saturations on ground found themselves with a sat of 93% in the air. This has obvious implications for smokers and other breathing impaired individuals who are flying (Anaesthesia May 2005). This does sound […]

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