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The Book and the Novelty Free

Blogger Blogger Harrison Reed, PA-C, explores the moment at which a routine game of chess, or patient care, becomes unique and extraordinary.

Guideline Watch

BRUE, the New ALTE

This long-awaited clinical practice guideline on apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs) changes the name of the condition to brief resolved unexplained event (BRUE).

Recommendations for Cardiovascular Imaging in ED Patients with Chest Pain

A multidisciplinary group offers guidance on appropriate imaging for four common emergency department scenarios.

Updated Guidelines for Anticoagulation of Venous Thromboembolic Disease

Newer anticoagulants get a boost, while catheter-directed thrombolysis is no longer recommended.

Medical News

CDC Proposes Updated Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing Free

The CDC has proposed 12 recommendations for clinicians prescribing opioids.