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Nov 15, 2022

Roughly 1 in 20 subarachnoid hemorrhages are missed during initial presentation in the emergency department – substantially increasing the risk of complications and mortality. That’s scary. But is it a reason to do a lumbar puncture every time a patient’s head hurts? EMRA*Cast host Will Smith (@WTSmithMD IG/

Nov 1, 2022

There’s a laundry list of potential complications from using the subclavian vein to place a central line. But there’s also a growing number of reasons to make sure this procedure is part of your arsenal. Host Dustin Slagle, MD, and guest Gabriel Hoffman, MD, walk you through the evidence.