Category Archives: Cardiology

  1. Bicarbonate in cardiac arrest

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    December 5, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Casey Carr The Background The routine use of sodium bicarbonate during cardiac arrest and respiratory acidemia has been increasingly …
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  2. Review of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Risk Stratification

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    September 14, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Agnes Usoro Introduction Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a life threatening diagnosis associated with chest pain. It is imperative …
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  3. Blunt Cardiac Injury

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    June 1, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Michael Ehmann Definition    Clinical spectrum of cardiac injury secondary to blunt trauma, which includes myocardial contusion, coronary artery …
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  4. Medical Minute Recap: Tachyarrhythmias in patients with Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome: AFIB

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    November 19, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Erin Kane, MD WPW– Quick review   Accessory pathway directly connects the atria and ventricles, allowing electrical activity to …
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  5. Back to Basics: The LVAD Patient

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    November 17, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr, MD Basics Ventricular assist devices (VADs) are circulatory support pumps that are used in end stage heart …
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  6. Medical Minute Recap: Posterior EKG

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    November 12, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Erin Kane, MD How do you know you need one?• Reciprocal changes in anteroseptal leads V1-3 – deep, horizontal …
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  7. Medical Minute Recap: Right Sided EKG

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    November 10, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Erin Kane, MD How do you know you need one? All inferior STEMIs should have a right-sided EKG done …
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