Ventilatory Support – Clinical Patient Case of the Week

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Ventilatory Support Patient Case of the Week

Breathing: Ventilation Support – Patient Case of the WeekTry this free ventilation support patient case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.This week’s clinical patient case Q&A involves ventilatory support.  The patient case comes from Med-Challenger’s library of board exam review and CME question banks. For more free clinical knowledge review questions, subscribe to the Med-Challenger Medical Education Blog. Try this case and test … Read More

2021 Head Injury Guidelines for Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

2021 Head injury Guidelines for Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs)

2021 Head Injury Guidelines for Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs): CaseThe American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) published a clinical practice statement in April 2021 addressing the risk of delayed intracranial hemorrhage after a mild traumatic brain injury in patients taking direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs).  What does these 2021 head injury guidelines recommend with regards to routine repeat Head … Read More

Pediatric Head Trauma Guidelines – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Pediatric head trauma guidelines

Pediatric Head Trauma Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: CaseThe Brain Trauma Foundation updated their guidelines for severe pediatric traumatic brain injury in 2019. To what degree do these guidelines replace the 2018 Advanced Life Support (ATLS) guidelines on all (mild and severe) traumatic pediatric brain injuries?Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine Editor-in-Chief, … Read More

New Resuscitation Center CME Course Brings the Latest Resuscitation CME Content to Physicians, Nurses and PAs

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

New Resuscitation Center CME course - Resuscitation CME requirements on airway, ventilation and resuscitation

New Resuscitation Center CME Course Brings the Latest Resuscitation CME Information to Physicians, Nurses and PAsResuscitation CME Course online provides the latest guidelines for resuscitation and AMA, ACEP and ANCC credits.Resuscitation center care and the effectiveness of the “resuscitationist” requires continuing education critical to saving lives.  Med-Challenger has developed a new resuscitation CME course that provides current and continually-updated information … Read More

Trauma Resuscitation (ATLS): Board Review Questions

Kathryn Butler, MD, FACSEmergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

Trauma Resuscitation ATLS Review Questions

Trauma Resuscitation (ATLS)Board Review Questions of the WeekTrauma resuscitation is a fast-paced, high-risk clinical process requiring accurate and timely sharing of patient and process information for performing rapid diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Unlike other clinical settings in which patient management relies on existing information, trauma resuscitation primarily relies on emerging information. Test your knowledge of advanced trauma life support with … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Drowning ATLS

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Drowning CME Quiz

Free Medical Board Review Questions of the Week – DrowningThis week’s Med-Challenger CME Quick Quiz offers several multiple sclerosis review questions. Try this sample then head over and take the full quiz and earn CME credit,  How’s your knowledge of advanced life support of the drowning patient?Here’s this week’s free board review sample question…Clinical Case:A 3-year-old, 30-pound boy rescued from 50°F … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Respiratory Failure

Adam WandermanEM Questions of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week

Free board review question of the week on respiratory failure

This week’s free board review question…A 54-year-old man is involved in a moderate-speed motor vehicle collision. Upon evaluation, you find that he has several rib fractures, but he has no evidence of pneumothorax, hemothorax, or flail chest (clinically or via plain x-ray). You prescribe him oxygen as well as medication to relieve his pain; you also decide to admit him … Read More