Cardiology Part 1 (ACS) – 2015


Below we have listed our selection of the 14 highest quality blog posts within the past 12 months (as assessed in July 2015) related to toxicology topics, curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. More specifically in this module, we identified 6 AIRs and 8 Honorable Mentions. We recommend programs give 5 hours (20 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

Article Title Author Date Link Title
EMCrit Podcast 146 – Who Needs an Acute PCI with Steve Smith (Part I) Scott Weingart, MD, and Steve Smith, MD April 12, 2015 EMCrit: PCI 1 Approved Instructional Resource
EMCrit Podcast 147 – Who Needs an Acute PCI with Steve Smith (Part II) Scott Weingart, MD, and Steve Smith, MD March 29, 2015 EMCrit: PCI 2 Approved Instructional Resource
Shock, syncope, sweating… and severe chest pain! Edward Burns, MD August 8, 2014 LITFL: Severe Chest Pain Approved Instructional Resource
Is it Time to Start Using the HEART Pathway in the Emergency Department? Salim Rezaie, MD April 30, 2015 RebelEM: HEART Score Approved Instructional Resource
ECG of the Week: Wellens’ Syndrome or STEMI Salim Rezaie, MD August 14, 2014 RebelEM: Wellens Approved Instructional Resource
EBM Chest Pain Adjunctive Therapies Mike Cadogan, MD December 3, 2014 LITFL: Chest Pain Therapy Approved Instructional Resource
JC: Are typical chest pain symptoms predictive of outcome? Simon Carley May 18, 2015 St.Emlyn’s: Chest Pain Symptoms Honorable Mention
Low Risk Chest Pain and Clinically Relevant Adverse Cardiac Events (CRACE) Salim Rezaie, MD June 4, 2015 RebelEM: CRACE Honorable Mention
The 2014 AHA NSTE-ACS Guidelines Ryan Radecki, MD September 29, 2014 EMLitofNote: AHA Guidelines Honorable Mention
High Sensitive Troponin with Rick Rick Body, PhD August 7, 2014 St.Emlyn’s: High Sensitive Trop Honorable Mention
Is Coronary CT worth it? Rob Orman, MD January 6, 2015 ERCast: Coronary CTA 1 Honorable Mention
Revenge of the Nerd: Coronary CT? Ehhh, no Rob Orman, MD February 15, 2015 ERCast: Coronary CTA 2 Honorable Mention
Amal Mattu on Low Risk Chest Pain Rob Orman, MD, and Amal Mattu, MD February 19, 2015 ERCast: Low Risk Chest Pain Honorable Mention
All this teaching makes a difference! And a new paper on subtle ST Elevation Steve Smith, MD December 29, 2014 Dr. Smith’s ECG: Subtle STE Honorable Mention

For this module, we did find 3 posts that met Honorable Mention criteria but covered similar information as higher scoring posts. Thus we did not create additional multiple choice questions for these. To review these posts, please see the second table.

Article Title Author Date Link Category
Why Do We Still Admit Chest Pain? Ryan Radecki , MD June 1, 2015 EMLitofNote: Admit Chest Pain? Honorable Mention
More Discharges With HEART Ryan Radecki , MD 3/27/2015 EMLitofNote: HEART Score Honorable Mention
The HEART Score for sorting Low Risk Chest Pain Patients Author Unknown January 26, 2015 Resus: HEART Score Honorable Mention