Ophthalmic Side Effects of COVID-19 – A Novel Case from the Coronavirus Pandemic

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

Ophthalmic Side Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Ophthalmic Side Effects of COVID-19 – A Novel Case from the Coronavirus PandemicAs part of Med-Challenger’s Guideline Knowledge Check blog series, we sometimes like to address unusual cases where medical problems may become more prevalent given certain circumstances, like during a viral pandemic.  An increase in certain acute ophthalmic problems during the COVID-19 pandemic is a great example.  Try this … Read More

COVID-19 Guidelines for Coronavirus SARS CoV-2: 2020 CDC SARS-CoV-2 Guidelines Knowledge Check

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

COVID-19 guidelines, 2020 CDC coronavirus guidelines for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 management guidelines

2020 CDC COVID-19 Guidelines Knowledge CheckManagement Guidelines for Coronavirus SARS CoV-2 PandemicWhat do the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state about disinfecting a hospital room that was occupied by a patient with COVID-19 infection? The 2020 CDC Guidelines contain new information for healthcare professionals about the COVID-19 (SARS CoV-2) pandemic. This guideline knowledge check provides up-to-date comprehensive recommendations … Read More

Ischemic Stroke Guideline Changes: Guidelines Knowledge Check

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

ischemic stroke guideline update

Ischemic Stroke Guideline UpdateManagement of acute arterial ischemic strokeThis guideline update provides up-to-date comprehensive recommendations for the management and treatment of persons with acute arterial ischemic stroke. Audiences for this ischemic stroke guideline update are: prehospital care providers, physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and hospital administrators. This new guideline updates the 2018 acute ischemic guideline and adds several new recommendations.Stay … Read More

Flu Guidelines Update, New CDC Recommendation for Providers in Patients with Flu-Like Symptoms: Guidelines Knowledge Check

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

flu guidelines regarding patients with flu-like symptoms CDC recommendations EVALI

Based on New CDC Flu Guidelines, What Should You Now Ask Patients with Flu-like Symptoms?Clinical Guidelines Knowledge CheckA large number of patients will be presenting to healthcare facilities with flu-like respiratory symptoms, such as cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, chills, and weight loss, during the winter season who may not meet criteria for … Read More

Non-Accidental Trauma & Child Abuse: Guidelines Knowledge Check

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

non-accidental trauma and child abuse clinical guidelines knowledge check

Non-Accidental Trauma & Child AbuseClinical Guidelines Knowledge CheckNon-accidental trauma (NAT) is a leading cause of childhood traumatic injury and death in the United States. In the most recent data published by the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, there were 1,585 fatalities due to child abuse and neglect in 2015. Approximately 44% percent of those suffered death due to … Read More

Acute Sinusitis: Guidelines Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Medicine, Urgent Care

acute sinusitis guidelines check

Acute SinusitisClinical Guideline Knowledge CheckSinusitis and rhinosinusitis refer to inflammation in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. Acute rhinosinusitis (ARS) lasts less than four weeks. The most common etiology of ARS is a viral infection associated with the common cold. Distinguishing acute viral rhinosinusitis related to colds and influenza-like illnesses from bacterial infection is a frequent challenge to the primary … Read More

CPR Length After Thrombolytics for PE: Guidelines Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Nurse Practitioner

rTPA and CPR Length After Thrombolytics in PE

rTPA and CPR Length After Thrombolytics for Pulmonary Embolism with Cardiac ArrestClinical Guideline Knowledge CheckThe 2019 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism developed in collaboration with the European Respiratory Society (ERS) follows the previous ESC Guidelines focusing on the clinical management of pulmonary embolism (PE), published in 2000, 2008, and 2014, however, new data have … Read More

Migraine Headache: Guidelines Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Nurse Practitioner

migraine headache guidelines

Migraine HeadacheClinical Guideline Knowledge CheckLet’s look at the current management of migraine headache guidelines. The 2017/2019 ACEP Guidance on Headaches addresses emergency department management of migraine (2017 expert summary) and severe headaches (2019 guideline). What is recommended regarding imaging patients who present with acute migraines that are different from their “usual” migraines?Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger … Read More

Stroke During Pregnancy: Guidelines Knowledge Check

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Nurse Practitioner

Stroke During Pregnancy Clinical Guideline Knowledge Check

Stroke During PregnancyClinical Guideline Knowledge CheckLet’s look at the current stroke during pregnancy guidelines. The 2018 AHA Ischemic Stroke Guidelines have replaced the familiar list of “relative contraindications to IV alteplase” with “additional recommendations for IV alteplase.”  So, what is recommended for treating ischemic stroke during pregnancy – one of the previous relative contraindications to fibrinolysis?Stay in step with current … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Pediatric Head Trauma

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Medical News, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Head Trauma guidelines

Pediatric Head TraumaClinical Guideline Knowledge Check from Med-Challenger Medical EducationSince 2018, The Advanced Trauma Life Support Guidelines incorporate the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) criteria for brain imaging after pediatric head trauma. What are the salient PECARN points regarding pediatric head trauma? Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check … Read More