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Knowledge Translation: SUSPEND(ing) medical expulsive therapy belief

In Knowledge Translation by Jared Paty2 Comments

Editor’s Note: This week we are fortunate to get a great review of the recent SUSPEND article on medical expulsive therapy (MET) in the setting of acute renal colic. We are doubly lucky to have the post reviewed by a urologist, Dr. Michael Leveridge (who not only is a great surgeon but knows how to rock a moustache). He reveals some of the thoughts of colleagues who participated in the #urojc twitter journal club on the article. …

Tiny Tips | SVNCOPE for Syncope

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Syncope is common presenting complaint in the emergency department. Over 40% of adults will experience a syncopal episode, and syncope accounts for approximately 1% of all ED visits (1). Because syncope can result from a variety of etiologies, both life-threatening and benign, the syncopal patient is diagnostically challenging and can be especially daunting for learners. A consistent framework helps learners avoid missing a potentially serious underlying problem. The SVNCOPE mnemonic is a useful …