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Imaging for Blunt Cerebrovascular Injuries BCVI
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Academic Life in Emergency Medicine
In-stock antibiotic/steroid of choice for otitis externa in NL
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Sofracort ii-iii drops TID-QIDhttp://products.sanofi.ca/en/sofracort.pdf
Increased anion gap metabolic acidosis
Posted by dkwinter
Etiologies Cyanide Alcoholic ketoacidosis Toluene Methanol (metabolized to formic acid) Uremia Diabetic ketoacidosis  
Indications for home oxygen in stable COPD patients
Posted by dkwinter
Any one of these:PaO2 < 55%PaO2 < 60% if signs of right heart failure, cor pulmonale, pulmonary hypertension or polycythemiaHct > 56%SpO2 <= 88% continuously for 6 minutesSpO2 <= 87% on room air continuously for 1 min
Infertility work-up
Posted by dkwinter
PEBMIThyroid examGalactorrheaHirsutism, acne, male pattern baldness, virilizationAdnexal tenderness or massesPouch of Douglas tenderness PID or endometriosisPalpable tender nodules in the posterior cul-de-sac, uterosacral ligamen
Influenza pneumonia
Posted by dkwinter
See also: Pneumonia Fever in a child less than 30 days old Fever in a child 30-90 days old Fever in a child greater than 90 days old Epidemiology Epid
Influenza: To Treat or Not To Treat?
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Academic Life in Emergency Medicine
Inhaled hypnotics
Posted by dkwinter
See also:     Rapid sequence intubation     Predictors of a difficult airwayDesflurine [BLUE] - expensive     Advantages:          Faster on and off if duration of use is &
INR targets for patients with mechanical heart valves 2015 ACCP and ACC AHA guidelines
Posted by dkwinter
Source: http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2015/05/18/09/58/anticoagulation-for-valvular-heart-diseaseRegarding Antiplatelet therapy:"Subsequent studies have shown the addition of aspirin to VKA therapy in patients wit
Insulin Regimens and Dosing
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Sketchy Medicine
Interactive growth charts
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http://www.infantchart.com/  
Interpretation of intraosseous blood lab values
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Academic Life in Emergency Medicine 
Interpretation of the MMSE
Posted by dkwinter
MethodScoreInterpretationSingle cutoff<24AbnormalRange<21>25Increased odds of dementiaDecreased odds of dementiaEducation&
Interpreting Lead aVR on EKG
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Academic Life in Emergency Medicine     
Interventional Radiology Coagulation Protocols 2018
Posted by dkwinter
Download as PDF [218 KB] Full text: www.easternhealth.ca Page 1 of 4 DI-RAD-CP-006 v.1 Oct11-18Table 1. Periprocedural Coagulation Parameter Surveillance and Medical Management ofPatients Undergoing Percutaneous Image-G
Interventricular wall rupture
Posted by dkwinter
See also: Sequelae of MIPathophysiology     Causes a VSD not a pericardial tamponadeSx     New holosystolic murmur
Intracardiac tumor obstructing the mitral valve
Posted by dkwinter
Atrial myxomas are the most common primary intracardiac tumor. Approximately 80% arise in the left atrium. Hx Low-grade fevers Weight loss Signs of tumor embolization (e.g. focal neurological
Isoniazide
Posted by dkwinter
Bacteriocidal. Inhibits mycolic acid biosynthesis. Also disrupts DNA, lipid, carbohydrate and NAD synthesis and metabolism. See also Respiratory Infection Formulary Indication Part of DOTS (directly observed ther
IV iron supplementation
Posted by dkwinter
If failed PO supplementation and non-dialysis dependent patient.Administer at ambulatory care:Venofer Iron sucrose 200mg IV on five separate occasions over 14 daysORFerrlecit Ferrous gluconate 125 mg in 100 mL NS over 1 hour qWeek