Month: August 2018

Podcast #108 – Dogmalysis of Dry Drowning

Every year, we see drownings.  In some cases people survive, but unfortunately sometimes they do not.  However, there is confusion in both the medical community and the public regarding what is considered to be a drowning event.  Dogma and myths are everywhere and one of the most common is “dry drowning”  which is why we

LITFL Review 343

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Welcome to the 343nd LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine

“Are these hyperacute T-waves?” – what is your recommendation for the team in these two cases?

Written by Pendell Meyers, edits by Steve Smith When practitioners are learning a new ECG concept for the first time, they very appropriately must go through a stage where they titrate their mind to the new finding, going through stages of over and under-recognizing. In my experience this is a normal phenomenon in all of