Haiku chats become a permanent part of the patient’s medical record. While it’s a tool meant for free form communication (so punctuation and usage are unimportant, and colloquialism is OK), we must always remain professional.
Columbia Anesthesia Chiefs have started a Google Spreadsheet to faciliate residents getting to and from work together. Read about the details here. The spreadsheet (editable link here) contains “contact info, home subway station, subway line, and usual times on the subway to and from work. If enough people post their same information, we could reach out to each other to coordinate beyond a first/last car situation.”
We’re excited to announce that starting Monday March 22, our Emergency Department will be launching a new clinical trial funded by the NIH on treating opioid use disorder patients. This study will be comparing the effectiveness of two different formulations of buprenorphine, a medication that can help treat patients suffering from substance use disorder. If interested, click here to learn more.
4) Buprenorphine Initiation in the ED for OUD patients – identify, assess, consult/refer, & treat!
-Secure chat “CUIMC ED-Buprenorphine Assistance (Contact) Group)” for any assistance, including getting prescription for buprenorphine if you do not have a X-waiver status.
EB Medicine Live Virtual Learning Session
Tuesday April 13 @ 8PM EST
“Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock in the ED”
Hemorrhagic shock is the major preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in patients who suffer trauma. The management of traumatic hemorrhagic shock has evolved, with increasing emphasis on damage control resuscitation principles, and it requires swift coordination of ED resources and protocols.
This 1-hour didactic, by leading critical care expert Dr. Scott Weingart, will present evidence-based recommendations for:
“One of my residents is researching the learning preferences of emergency medicine residents. She has developed a super-short survey that can be completed in approximately 2 minutes. If you could please distribute this to your residents, I would be forever grateful!”
WCMC PEM Attending
WCMC EM Attending
WCMC Trauma Chair
ALiEM Air Pro Series: AIR Trauma 2017
Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine 9th Ed – Chapters 110, 254, 255 (WCM for residents)