• TWIL 1

    This week I learnt . . . Antibiotics are no longer indicated for simple diverticulitis (NICE guidelienes from 2019), This is based on a bang up to date RCT from 2012. In major trauma, a high glucose(>11) is associated with mortality. (But not as much as age and hyperthermia). Emergency doctors and patients disagree about the presenting complaint about a…

  • Is shorter, lower dose amoxicillin safe in kids discharged with pneumonia in a UK setting?

    MSF Blog Surprise trauma Trauma basics Trauma skills Blunt trauma Penetrating trauma Evidence reviews Compendium Cardiology Infectious disease Paediatrics Neurology Pharmacology Toxicology/electrolytes Respiratory Best of FOAM Websites Journals Podcasts Ultrasound Anaesthetics French About A review of some of the latest low-resources emergency medicine evidence Is shorter, lower dose amoxicillin safe in kids discharged with pneumonia in a UK setting? Effect…

  • Duration of antibiotics in Kids with community pneumonia

    MSF Blog Surprise trauma Trauma basics Trauma skills Blunt trauma Penetrating trauma Evidence reviews Compendium Cardiology Infectious disease Paediatrics Neurology Pharmacology Toxicology/electrolytes Respiratory Best of FOAM Websites Journals Podcasts Ultrasound Anaesthetics French About A review of some of the latest low-resources emergency medicine evidence Antibiotic duration for presumed pneumonia in children Amoxicillin for 3 or 5 Days for Chest-Indrawing Pneumonia…

  • Oral anti-hypertensives in pregnancy

    MSF Blog Surprise trauma Trauma basics Trauma skills Blunt trauma Penetrating trauma Evidence reviews Compendium Cardiology Infectious disease Paediatrics Neurology Pharmacology Toxicology/electrolytes Respiratory Best of FOAM Websites Journals Podcasts Ultrasound Anaesthetics French About A review of some of the latest low-resourcs emergency medicine evidence Oral anti-hypertensives in pregnancy. Oral antihypertensive regimens (nifedipine retard, labetalol, and methyldopa) for management of severe…

  • Protocol directed Sepsis management

    MSF Blog Surprise trauma Trauma basics Trauma skills Blunt trauma Penetrating trauma Evidence reviews Compendium Cardiology Infectious disease Paediatrics Neurology Pharmacology Toxicology/electrolytes Respiratory Best of FOAM Websites Journals Podcasts Ultrasound Anaesthetics French About A review of some of the latest low-resourcs emergency medicine evidence Protocol directed Sepsis management led to an increase in mortality. Effect of an Early Resuscitation Protocol…