Grand Rounds Recap - 11/18

Grand Rounds Recap - 11/18

This week we recap the latest IOM recommendations on cardiac arrest management, evidence-based update on anaphylaxis management, management of the morbidly obese code and discuss the ins and outs of immunosuppressive agents.

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Grand Rounds Recap - 2/11/15

Grand Rounds Recap - 2/11/15

Repeat 6 Hour Head CT in Mild TBI Patients with Dr. Kreitzer

Mild TBI = GCS > or = 13

  • Incidence of NSG intervention 0.9%
  • Mortality 0.1%

Why Consider a 6 hour CT scan?

  • Pros: quicker disposition, avoidance of unnecessary admission
  • Cons: extra radiation, does not address post concussive symptoms

ACEP policy: mild TBI patients with normal head CT and normal mental status can be discharged home

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