Cold is the new hot topic in Resus

Here is an interesting statistic – the “Number Needed to Treat” for aspirin in acute STEMI is actually about 42, for thrombolysis in STEMI it...

Medical Myths 001: Metformin mythology

Metformin is a good drug.  Has been 1st line oral diabetic agent for years and is effective for other problems – PCOS etc. However, it...

Preoxygenation Pearls

This post might become a regular under the banner “What I learned from Scott Weingart this week!”  Scott runs the EMCrit blog and if you...

Clinical Case 005 – Puffy, pruritic Paed

3 yo girl presents to ED from remote community with “?allergic reaction” – developed an urticarial rash yesterday which was thought to be due to...