Unrecognized Driver of Severe COVID-19? – Study Findings

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

Unrecognized Backseat Driver of Severe COVID-19 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Study Findings

Unrecognized Driver of Severe COVID-19? – Study Findings Q&A CaseTry this free COVID-19 Case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.In December 2021, an interesting article was published that explored the scientific plausibility of a possibly under-recognized contributor to severe COVID-19. What is this trigger (which is easily tested for in the emergency department)? For more free clinical knowledge review cases, subscribe to the … Read More

MR CLEAN Study Findings – Thrombolysis Before Thrombectomy in Stroke Patients?

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

MR CLEAN Study, Thrombolysis Before Thrombectomy in Stroke Patients

MR CLEAN Study Findings – Thrombolysis Before Thrombectomy in Stroke Patients?Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines the recently published findings of the MR CLEAN study and the role of thrombolysis in patients with acute stroke who qualify for immediate thrombectomy. In 2019, the American Heart Association (AHA) published stroke guidelines that for the first time fully integrated both medical (thrombolysis) … Read More

Drug Allergy Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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Drug Allergy CME Quiz

Drug Allergy Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizDrug Allergy CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger free CME quiz – Drug Allergy – the quick quiz covers acute interstitial nephritis secondary to medication, treatment for angioedema, drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome, and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. A free sample Drug Allergy question included below.  The full … Read More

Abdominal Pain Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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Abdominal Pain CME Quiz Board Review Questions - Med-Challenger CME Quick Quiz

Abdominal Pain Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizAbdominal Pain CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger free CME quiz – Abdominal Pain – the quick quiz covers patient populations with abdominal pain at risk for serious disease, disposition decisions for patients with nonspecific abdominal pain, clinical presentation and radiographic findings in small bowel obstruction, and the diagnostic … Read More

Neurological Assessment Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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Neurological Assessment CME Quiz

Neurological Assessment Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizNeurological Assessment CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger free CME quiz – Neurological Assessment – the quick quiz covers cranial nerve screening examination for patients without neurologic complaint,  neurologic tests used to screen for cerebellar disease,  diagnostic examinations that can help clinicians distinguish feigned illness from physical pathology, and … Read More

Thrombolysis in Pediatric Versus Adult Ischemic Stroke – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Thrombolysis in Stroke - Thrombolysis inPediatric Versus Adult Ischemic Stroke Patient Case Q&A - Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Thrombolysis in Stroke: Thrombolysis in Pediatric vs Adult Ischemic Stroke – Closing Clinical Knowledge GapsAndrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines the differences between thrombolysis in pediatric vs. adult ischemic stroke.In 2019, the American Heart Association (AHA) published updated adult and pediatric ischemic stroke guidelines. In what important ways are pediatric eligibility criteria for thrombolysis similar to/different from those for adults?Try … Read More

Shock Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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QQ211104 Shock CME Quiz

Shock Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizShock CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger free CME quiz – Shock – the quick quiz covers conventional classes of shock, characteristics and unique importance of traumatic shock classes, the differential for bradycardia in the context of shock, and standard vasopressor management of uncomplicated shock refractory to fluid challenges. A … Read More

Knowledge Gaps in Pain Management and Opioid Therapy

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Knowledge Gaps in Pain Management and Opioid Therapy Still Remain

Knowledge Gaps in Pain Management and Opioid Therapy Still RemainKnowledge Gap Medical News BriefA study was published this month on knowledge gaps in pain management for primary care providers, covering over 5,500 clinicians – including physicians, APRN’s, RN’s, pharmacists, and physician assistants. It is a long study, conducted by a major Continuing Medical Education firm (Rockpointe), but well worth the … Read More

Point of Care Ultrasound Growth, Promise and Pitfalls of POCUS

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Point-of-Care Ultrasound News - Growth, Promise and Pitfalls of POCUS

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Growth, Promise, and Pitfalls of POCUSPoint of Care Ultrasound News BriefClinical procedural use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is expanding rapidly. Currently, expectations are for point of care ultrasound equipment sales to double every 7 to 8 years. The broader equipment base, and rapid adoption, have often outstripped insurance and Medicare reimbursement, as well as certification and appropriate use. … Read More

Hematologic Disorders Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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Hematologic Disorders CME Quiz

Hematologic Disorders Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizHematologic Disorders CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger free CME quiz – Hematologic Disorders – the quick quiz covers manifestations of acute hepatic failure, management autoimmune hemolytic anemia, psychomotor deficits associated with iron deficiency anemia, and the threshold for PRBC transfusions in elderly patients with anemia and acute cardiovascular … Read More