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Syncopal Episodes Can Warn of Cardiac Conditions

Syncope may indicate hidden channelopathies in black out victims.

Posted Thursday, January 8, 2015

Understand When to Remove Gloves and Other PPE

Once a provider comes in contact with an infectious pathogen, with or without a gloved hand, that pathogen can now be spread to everything else touched.

Posted Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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Enforce Practices that Keep Patients and Providers Safe

The tiniest mistakes can lead to the biggest injuries.

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Endotracheal Intubation isn’t Always Necessary

Use appropriate tools for airway management.

Posted Thursday, August 7, 2014

Understand Allergies to Quickly Provide Treatment

Quick treatment in allergic reactions is critical.

Posted Thursday, May 29, 2014

Watch for Concussions Presenting Subtly

Mild TBIs can be understated in their presentation.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2014

Young Athlete’s Abdominal Pain Indicative of More

What is causing this young athlete’s abdominal pain?

Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014

A Vague Complaint of Back Pain Could Mean Many Different Problems

What is causing this male patient’s back pain?

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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Common Panic Attack Symptoms Could Be Something Serious

Find out what caused a young female’s sudden shortness of breath.

Posted Monday, October 7, 2013


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