Standing on the corner, minding my own business in the ER

NSAIDs Part 3: Gastrointestinal Side Effects and Toxicity

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In part 1 of our discussion on NSAIDs, we discussed the equal efficacy of various NSAIDs, while in part 2, we looked at the concept of an analgesic ceiling effect when using NSAIDs. Congrats to all of those who identified the ceiling in part 2 as the Chihuly work at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.  […]

Battle Preparation 2: The Buddy Shift

This is the 2nd part in the Battle Preparation series by SOCMOB guest blogger Damon Tedford.In part 1, we looked at a checklist of items that new learners and staff should identify and examine prior to their first shift in a new ED.  Today we will be looking at the critical questions to ask on […]

Battle Preparation: Getting Ready for Your First Shift in the ER

Today is a first for the SOCMOB blog, as we have our first guest blogger.  Damon Tedford is one of my fellow EM residents, and is also in his final year of training.  Combining his military background with the works of Cliff Reid and Scott Weingart, Damon had the fantastic idea of creating a checklistto […]