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Ep 195 Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

ECG Cases

Once the diagnosis of nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has been made, our job is not done. When is a CT plus CTA of the head indicated up front in the management of patients with suspected subarachnoid hemorrhage? What can we do in the ED to prevent rebleeding in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage?

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Ep 194 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – Recognition, Workup and Diagnosis Deep Dive

ECG Cases

Katie Lin for a deep dive into why we still miss this life-threatening diagnosis, the key clinical clues, proper use of decision tools, indications for CT, indications for CTA, indications for LP and CSF interpretation for the sometimes elusive diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage.

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Researchers develop low volume resuscitant for prehospital treatment of severe hemorrhagic shock

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

This makes it particularly interesting for preclinical treatment of hemorrhagic shock. Relatively small volume injections of solutions of a novel star-shaped polymer could compensate for the loss of fluid without disrupting coagulation, according to a new study published in the journal Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

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Ep 195 ED Management of Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

ECG Cases

Once the diagnosis of nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has been made, our job is not done. When is a CT plus CTA of the head indicated up front in the management of patients with suspected subarachnoid hemorrhage? What can we do in the ED to prevent rebleeding in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage?

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Early Minimally Invasive Removal of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Shows Benefit

Med Page Today

(MedPage Today) -- In patients with acute intracerebral hemorrhage who had surgery within 24 hours, minimally invasive evacuation surgery combined with guideline-based medical management care yielded better functional outcomes at 180 days than.

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EM Quick Hits 53 Postpartum Hemorrhage, Serotonin Syndrome, TBI Herniation Syndromes, Ulcerative Colitis, Pediatric C-Spine Immobilization, Global EM

ECG Cases

On this month's EM Quick Hits podcast: Anand Swaminathan on update to ED management of postpartum hemorrhage, Nour Khatib on serotonin syndrome and its mimics, Katie Lin on an approach to recognition and management of severe TBI and brain herniation syndromes, Hans Rosenberg on the ED management of ulcerative colitis, Heather Cary on pediatric c-spine (..)

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Faster brain hemorrhage treatment increases survival odds, new study finds

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

Taking an anticoagulant, or blood-thinning medication, can increase one's risk of—or exacerbate—a brain bleed, also known as a brain hemorrhage, which is the deadliest type of stroke. Now, new research finds that faster treatment for these patients is associated with a greater likelihood of survival.