For those who haven’t checked out the site already R.E.B.E.L. EM stands for Rational Evidence Based Evaluation of Literature in Emergency Medicine. The blog was launched in October 2013, and continues to grow every month, and with that growth we are excited to give you REBEL Cast. This podcast will review evidence based literature and end with a clinical take home point for your clinical practice.
REBEL Cast Ep96: Heroin OD – Is a 2-Hour Observation Protocol Long Enough?
Background: Opioid-related emergency department visits have been increasing over the past two decades in correlation with increasing rates of heroin use in the United States....
REBEL Core Cast 50.0 – Superficial Venous Thrombosis
Take Home Points SVT >5cm or 3 cm from the SFJ should be treated with anti-coagulation. The rate of concurrent DVT and PE in patients...
REBEL Cast Ep95: Colchicine in COVID (COLCORONA)? Don’t Believe the Hype.
Background: Science by press release. Not the way any of us would choose to operate but, the COVID pandemic has made this a reality. It’s...
REBEL Core Cast 49.0 – Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Take Home Points Consider ruptured AAA in patients (especially those > 50 years of age) with unexplained hypotension, back or abdominal pain All ruptured AAAs...
REBEL Core Cast 48.0 Frostbite
Take Home Points Frostbite is a severe, localized cold-induced injury due to freezing and thawing of tissue. We usually see these injuries affecting the ears,...
REBEL Core Cast 47.0 Nausea and Vomiting
Take Home Points Nausea and Vomiting has an exceedingly large differential – don’t just anchor on GI presentations H&P important – Duration, frequency, content, and...
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