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Rabies

Background Rabies is one of the world’s deadliest infections. The fatality rate is >99% 1 Worldwide,…

Community Acquired Pneumonia

The following is a summary of the 2019 American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of…

COVID-19 Clinical Course

Clinical Course The CDC reports a summary of “multiple early studies from Wuhan, China who had…

Chlamydia

Recommended Regimens Azithromycin 1 g orally in a single doseOR Doxycycline 100 mg orally twice a day for…

Gonorrhea

Regimen for uncomplicated gonococcal infections of the cervix, urethra, or rectum: Ceftriaxone 500 mg IM as…

Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)

Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) is calculated as: 1/3 Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) + 2/3 Diastolic Blood…

Bronchiolitis

The following is a point-of-care summary of the October, 2019 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice journal issue titled Acute Bronchiolitis:…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD/STI)

The following is a point-of-care summary of the April, 2019 Emergency Medicine Practice journal issue titled…

Vasopressor Dosing

Epinephrine: Alpha 1+2, Beta 1+2 receptor agonist Increases  inotropy (contraction) and chronotropy (heart rate) Infusion 0.1-1…

HIV PEP – Non-occupational

Preferred Regimen For Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Raltegravir 400mg PO Twice Daily (Isentress®; RAL) Plus Truvada™,1 PO…