Mnemonic For Treating Critically Ill In ED

The following link takes you to an excellent 10 minute video that expands on the routine ABCs: http://www.medpagetoday.com/EmergencyMedicine/EmergencyMedicine/46846 The video is summarized in the article below which has multiple links to very good online resources....

Seizures in Adults, Part 2

SEIZURES  IN ADULTS – STATUS EPILEPTICUS A  few weeks ago I wrote to you about the workup, treatment, and disposition of ED patients with unprovoked seizures, as well as the route of medication administration for ED patients with known seizures.  A link to that...

CDC Influenza Alert

The flu has arrived. The CDC reports an increasing incidence of severe influenza across the country. The link below will take you to an important CDC influenza alert about this. Below are excerpts from the alert and additional information about influenza. CDC...

APP Ownership In Democratic Groups

VEP Physicians’ Phil DaVisio, PA-C, Published in ACEP Newsletter! Congratulations and thank you to VEP Physicians’ Phil DaVisio, PA-C, for his recent article published in the June 2014 ACEP Democratic Group Practice Section Newsletter! Phil wrote about...

Bronchiolitis Update In 3 Minutes

Dear VEP Providers, Some providers may not be aware of the more recent evidence-based guidelines for bronchiolitis showing that most patients do not require blood tests, chest x-rays, or ED medications.  These and other key facts are in a PDF “slideshow” (see link...

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