Thrombectomy in Patients with Large Ischemic Strokes – Guidelines Knowledge Check

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

Thrombectomy in Patients with Large Ischemic Strokes - Study Findings

Thrombectomy in Patients with Large Ischemic Strokes – Guideline Knowledge CheckAndrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines newly released data addressing the use of thrombectomy in patients with large ischemic stroke.In 2019, the American Heart Association (AHA) published stroke guidelines that, mostly due to a lack of data, did not recommend thrombectomy in patients with very large ischemic strokes. This data … Read More

Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments – Guidelines Knowledge Check

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

New Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments - Guideline Knowledge Check

New Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments – Guideline Knowledge CheckAndrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines newly updated COVID-19 recommendations from the NIH and IDSA addressing the omicron variant and two newly authorized oral antiviral treatments for ambulatory patients with COVID-19. In January / February 2022, both the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) updated their COVID-19 … 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

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Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

Get a Free Medical knowledge Board Review Exam Question Every Day - Med-Challenger Board Review Question of the Day

Get a Free Medical Board Exam Knowledge Review Question Every Day From Med-Challenger Medical EducationFree Medical Knowledge Review Question of the Day Available in Six SpecialtiesMed-Challenger has just announced a way for anyone to get a free medical board review question every day in six specialties – emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nurse practitioner, and physician assistant. On … 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

Missed Pediatric Appendicitis Cases and Common Misleading History and Findings – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

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

Missed Pediatric Appendicitis Cases - Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap 0

Missed Pediatric Appendicitis Cases – Closing Clinical Knowledge GapsBeware these misleading history and physical findings that can lead to missed pediatric appendicitis cases.In August 2021, a study was published that searched for – and found – a cluster of misleading history and physical findings that are shared among pediatric cases of missed appendicitis. We detail the common causes of these … Read More

Disseminated Gonococcal Infection (DGI) Guidelines – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

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

2021 disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI) Guidelines

Disseminated Gonococcal Infection Guidelines – Clinical Knowledge GapsWhat You Might Not Know About DGI Treatment GuidelinesIn July 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) published their updated guidelines on the management of sexually transmitted diseases including guidelines for disseminated gonococcal infection. How did the recommendations for treating disseminated gonorrhea change in July 2021?Try this disseminated gonococcal infection case … Read More

COVID-19 Delta Variant 2021 Pre-Guideline Study Findings – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

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 Delta Variant 2021 Study Findings

COVID-19 Delta Variant 2021 Pre-Guideline Study Findings – Closing the Clinical Knowledge GapRecent information with regards to comparative in vitro protection of either past SARS-CoV-2 infection or vaccination offer against the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variantStudies are exploring the pros and cons of booster vaccination against COVID-19, especially with the rise of the Delta variant. What did a recent study find with … Read More

Stroke Thrombolysis Guidelines – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

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

Stroke Thrombolysis Guidelines - 2021 Warning Regarding Stroke Thrombolysis Errors

Stroke Thrombolysis Guidelines – 2021 Warning Regarding Stroke Thrombolysis Errors – Closing the Clinical Knowledge GapWhat You Might Not Know About Stroke Thrombolysis Treatment GuidelinesA 2021 warning regarding stroke thrombolysis errors has been recently issued. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine (AJEM) published a review in March 2021 addressing the high error rate during emergent alteplase infusion for reversal of … 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