GU / Renal -2015

AIR STAMP OF APPROVAL AND HONORABLE MENTIONS

Below we have listed our selection of the 11 highest quality blog posts within the past 12 months (as assessed in December 2014) related to toxicology topics, curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. More specifically in this module, we identified 5 AIRs and 6 Honorable Mentions. We recommend programs give 4 hours (just over 20 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

Article Title Author Date Link Category
10 reasons NOT to order a CT scan for suspected renal colic Daniel Firestone, MD RDMS March 10, 2014 ALiEM: No CT for Renal Colic Approved Instructional Resource
Ultrasound For The Win: 46F with Right Abdominal and Flank Pain #US4TW Jeffrey Shih, MD February 24, 2015 ALiEM: US4TW Right Abdominal Pain Approved Instructional Resource
Does Use of Tamsulosin in Renal Colic Facilitate Stone Passage? Anand Swaminathan, MD August 7, 2015 Rebel: Tamsulosin for Kidney Stones Approved Instructional Resource
RCT of ED Renal Ultrasound for renal colic Andy Neill, MD September 22, 2014 EMIreland: RCT US for Renal Colic Approved Instructional Resource
Ultrasound For The Win: 22M with Scrotal Pain #US4TW Jeffrey Shih, MD February 12, 2015 ALiEM: US 4TW, Scrotal Pain Approved Instructional Resource
Piperacillin/Tazobactam and Risk of Acute Kidney Injury with Vancomycin Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, FAACT May 20, 2014 ALiEM: Pip and Vanco and AKI Honorable Mention
SGEM#71: Like a Rolling Kidney Stone (A Systematic Review of Renal Colic) Dr. Anthony (Tony) Seupaul April 11, 2014 SGEM: Tamulosin for Renal Colic Honorable Mention
Sadly Inadequate Cochrane Review of Renal Colic Ryan Radecki, MD April 21, 2014 EMLitofNote: Tamulosin Cochrane Review Honorable Mention
Saving Balls 101: Inguinoscrotal Massess Camille Wu, MBBS, FRACS January 31, 2014 DFTB: Inguinoscrotal Massess Honorable Mention
PV Card: Testicular Ultrasound for Torsion and Epididymitis Scott Kobner, MD January 22, 2015 ALiEM: Testicular US Honorable Mention
Saving Balls 101: The Acute Scrotum Camille Wu, MBBS, FRACS January 6, 2014 DFTB: The Acute Scrotum Honorable Mention

We also found 5 high quality, AIR worthy articles about the recent New England Journal article “ultrasonography versus computed tomography for suspected nephrolithiasis”. We selected the highest scoring post as an AIR official selection, but included the rest in this second table below. They all scored ≥ 30 points as well and are well worth a read or listen.

Article Title Author Date Link Category
Author Insight: Ultrasonography versus CT for suspected nephrolithiasis | NEJM Michelle Lin, MD March 24, 2015 ALiEM: NEJM US vs CT Author Discussion Approved Instructional Resource
SGEM#97: Hippy Hippy Shake – Ultrasound Vs. CT Scan for Diagnosing Renal Colic Dr. Tony Seupaul and Dr. Spencer Wright. November 24, 2014 SGEM: NEJM US vs CT scan Approved Instructional Resource
Farewell, CT Stone Protocol Ryan Radecki September 19, 2014 EMLitofNote: US vs CT NEJM Approved Instructional Resource
The bell tolls for renal colic CT Rob Orman, MD January 23, 2015 ERCast: US vs CT NEJM Approved Instructional Resource

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