LITFL Review 322

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Welcome to the 322nd LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and critical care. Each week the LITFL team casts the spotlight on the blogosphere’s best and brightest and deliver a bite-sized chunk of FOAM. The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week The Intensive Care Network have more podcasts from the CICM ASM. A new batch focusing on liver disease have just been released. Here’s the excellent Julia Wendon on “Liver disease: when to stop”? [SO] The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine Don’t get blindsided in the ED–check out this review of the basics of globe rupture at EMDaily. [RP] Nice review by EM Docs on the new AHA/ASA Ischemic Stroke Guidelines.  We see patients with stroke on almost every shift and it is essential we are up to date with the evidence as many interventions are time sensitive. [SR] The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care and #FOAMres Resuscitation Great podcast from the EMCrit crew on fluid resuscitation in critical burn patients.  Don’t bolus fluids, start at 500cc/hr, say goodbye to the parkland formula (Use 2cc/kg for %BSA burned over 24hrs, except in electrical burns use 4cc/kg), Titrate fluids based on UOP of 30 &...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Education LITFL review Source Type: blogs

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Publication date: 25 March 2020Source: Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 818Author(s): E. Kardoulaki, J.T. White, D.D. Byler, D.M. Frazer, A.P. Shivprasad, T.A. Saleh, B. Gong, T. Yao, J. Lian, K.J. McClellanAbstractUranium diboride (UB2) and uranium tetraboride (UB4) are candidate constituents for multi-phase accident tolerant fuel due to their anticipated high thermal conductivity. These fuels have high uranium density that contributes to fission, and by tailoring the ratio of 10B/11B, can also act as an integrated burnable poison. Understanding the thermophysical and mechanical properties of uranium borides, for w...
Source: Journal of Alloys and Compounds - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: 15 February 2020Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 384Author(s): Ya Xin Zhu, Wen Xin Du, Xian Zhi Fang, Lin Lin Zhang, Chong Wei JinAbstractThe identification of the key genes related to cadmium (Cd) tolerance and accumulation is a major element in genetically engineering improved plants for Cd phytoremediation. Owing to the similarity between the ionic hydrated radius of Cd2+ and Fe2+, this study investigated how the Cd tolerance and accumulation of Arabidopsis plants was affected by the knockdown of BTS, a gene that negatively regulates Fe nutrition. After exposure to 40 μM Cd, the BTS-kn...
Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
This study helps to comprehend the application of sludge biochar catalyst as a persulfate activator for the degradation of organic compounds under ultrasound irradiation, and provides a new strategy in wastewater treatment.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2019Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic DisordersAuthor(s): Roman A. Tauraginskii, Sergei Simakov, Denis Borsuk, Konstantin Mazayshvili, Fedor LurieAbstractObjectiveUltrasound-derived reflux volume (RV) has a low correlation with the clinical severity of chronic venous disease, as well as other hemodynamic parameters. The difference in methodology of measurements could be a possible explanation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the immediate effect of calf pump activity used in the functional methods on ultrasound-measured venous reflux parame...
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2019Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRIAuthor(s): Abdullah O. Alenezi, Satheesh Krishna, Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, Ania Z. KielarAbstractImaging of primary hepatic neoplasms in patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and in patients with otherwise normal livers relies on proper multi-phase image acquisition technique, with emphasis on a high-quality, late arterial phase, using either CT or MRI for accurate image interpretation. The introduction of LI-RADS (Liver imaging Reporting and Data System) in 2011, with subsequent multiple updates, the most recent in 20...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2019Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral ScienceAuthor(s): Tom Østergaard, Tobias Lundgren, Robert D. Zettle, Nils Inge Landrø, Vegard Øksendal HaalandAbstractThe Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ-II) aims to measure psychological flexibility (PF), described as the ability to act according to chosen values while consciously being in contact with present moment experiences that might function as obstacles. To date, the psychometric properties of a Norwegian translated version of the AAQ-II (NAAQ) have not been published, thus limiting the confide...
Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Psychiatric medications are an important part of treatment for many people with mental disorders, such as depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, schizophrenia, anxiety, and others. They play an important role in helping to alleviate the most serious symptoms, allowing people to better focus on their lives and on other treatment types, such as psychotherapy. Psychiatric medications are an important part of many people’s treatment plans for obtaining the most effective treatment for a mental health concern or mental illness. It’s good to know what drugs are being prescribed most often for mental disorders in the U.S...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Medications Psychiatry psychiatric meds psychiatric prescriptions Source Type: blogs
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Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety Depression subscribers-only Source Type: blogs
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Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Blood Pressure Source Type: blogs
ConclusionsBleeding outcomes in liver disease patients were associated with those procedures that required previous blood transfusion usually with basal platelet count
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
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