Grand Rounds Recap 4.17.19

Grand Rounds Recap 4.17.19

Enjoy this weeks Grand Rounds Summary. We had a great small group session on conflict resolution presented by Dr. McDonough and Leenellett of the leadership curriculum team. Next, Drs. Iparraguirre and Li taught us about an evidence-based approach to epistaxis. We completed our morning going through a great simulation on Acute Myocardial Infarction requiring Thrombolysis with Drs. Colmer, Mckee, Harrison, and Continenza.

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A Significant Clot

A Significant Clot

Last week our Journal Club focused on the treatment of hemodynamically significant pulmonary emboli.  These are pulmonary emboli causing either frank hypotension (sometimes called massive or high risk PEs) or causing significant right heart strain as evidenced by CT findings, cardiac biomarker elevation, or bedside Echo findings.  Drs. Grace Lagasse, Kari Gorder, and Claire O'Brien led us in a discussion of the 3 papers linked in the article.  Read the papers yourself, listen to the podcast, read the summaries and get caught up on all things PE.

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