Syncope and seizure may be differentiated in two key ways. Ten or fewer jerks favor syncope; 20 or more jerks favor seizure. Loss of tone favors syncope.
High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) helped reduce treatment failure compared to standard nasal cannula in infants under 12 months with bronchiolitis requiring supplemental oxygen, NNT = 9.
Among patients with atrial fibrillation with RVR who received an initial IV loading dose, PO diltiazem was associated with better heart rate control at 4 hours compared to IV diltiazem infusion.
With all the talk of using balanced, lower chloride solutions for volume in the ED and ICU, we thought it might be a good idea to discuss the potential downsides of LR.
Bag mask ventilation and endotracheal intubation were equal for airway management in patients with cardiac arrest in terms of good neurological outcome at 28-days.