Neurology Part 2 – 2016


Below we have listed our selection of the 16 highest quality blog posts within the past 12 months (as assessed December 2015) related to neurologic emergencies, curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. More specifically in this module, we identified 9 AIRs and 7 Honorable Mentions. We recommend programs give 6 hours (just over 20 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

Article Title Author Date Link Title
SGEM#112: Bang Your Head – Paediatric Concussions Anthony Crocco, MD March 22, 2015 SGEM: Peds TBI Approved Instructional Resource
Seizure “Answers” Anand Swaminathan, MD and Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency December 9, 2014 EM Lyceum: Seizures Approved Instructional Resource
Spinal Cord Injury “Answers” Anand Swaminathan, MD and Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency March 14, 2015 EM Lyceum: Cord Injuries Approved Instructional Resource
SGEM#106: O Canada- Canadian CT Head Rule for Patients with Minor Head Injury Anand Swaminathan, MD, Emily Junck, MD February 3, 2015 SGEM: TBI Approved Instructional Resource
Post Lumbar Puncture Headaches Nick Spampinato, MD March 31, 2015 REBEL EM: Post LP HA Approved Instructional Resource
PEM Pearls: MIgraine Treatment for Pediatric EM Patients Delphine Huang, MD, Steven Bin, MD and Zlatan Coralic, PharmD August 31, 2015 ALiEM: Peds Migraine Tx Approved Instructional Resource
Neurogenic Shock Rob Orman, MD August 18, 2015 ERCast: Neuro Shock Approved Instructional Resource
Why we do what we do: Benzodiazepines as first line therapy for status epilepticus Brad Sobolewski, MD October 25, 2015 PEM Blog : Benzo for seizure Approved Instructional Resource
Can Giant Cell Arteritis Be Ruled Out in the ED Mike Butterfield, MD, MS, MPH and Lauren Jeang, MD November 14, 2015 EMDocs: Temporal Arteritis Approved Instructional Resource
Podcast 155 – Status Epilepticus with Tom Bleck Scott Weingart, MD, and Tom Bleck, MD August 13, 2015 EMCrit: Status Epilepticus Honorable Mention
Treatment of Seizures in the Emergency Department: Pearls and Pitfalls Raul Hernandez, MD, Mark Silverberg, MD December 17, 2015 EMDocs: Seizure Tx Honorable Mention
Episode 73 Emergency Management of Pediatric Seizures Anton Helman, MD December 1, 2015 EMCases: Peds Seizure Tx Honorable Mention
Ultrasound for Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Stephen Alerhand, MD December 30, 2015 EM Docs: US for ICP Honorable Mention
Phenobarbital monotherapy for alcohol withdrawal: Simplicity and power Josh Farkas, MD October 18, 2015 EMCrit: Phenobarb for ETOH withdrawal Honorable Mention
Concussion in Sports: Sidelines and Emergency Department Evaluation and Management Mark T. Bamman, MD, Kelly Williamson, MD, and Andrej Urumov, MD September 22, 2015 EM Docs: TBI in Sports Honorable Mention
Assessing and Managing Delirium in Older Adults Christina Shenvi, MD July 27th, 2015 ALiEM: Delirium Honorable Mention

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