Category Archives: Literature Review

  1. What’s the Evidence? Corticosteroids for Migraine

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    September 17, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By Casey Carr, MD Summary: Evidence suggests that corticosteroids, specifically dexamethasone, is not an effective drug for migraine termination. However, …
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  2. Medical Minute: Should All Patients with COPD Exacerbations Be Treated with Antibiotics?

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    September 10, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Wing Province, MD  Miravitlles M et al. Chest 2013 Nov. In those with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, only purulent sputum …
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  3. Medical Minute: Validation of a Brief Observation Period for Patients with Cocaine-Associated Chest Pain

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    September 8, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Wing Province, MDQuestion: Why do we discharge cocaine chest pain patients so quickly in the ED? NEJM: Validation of …
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  4. Medical Minute: Police vs Paramedics – transport of patients with penetrating trauma

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    August 18, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

     By Amanda Crichlow, MD CASE 23 yo male sustains a gunshot wound to his chest. 911 was called 5 mins …
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  5. Medical Minute: Papers to Know About! Quality of history taking in patients with aortic dissection

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    July 29, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By Julie Rice, MD Rosman HS, Patel S, et al.  Quality of history taking in patients with aortic dissection.  Chest …
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