New (free) Suture.app available: an easy-to-use, bedside application for laceration repair.

From the creator of Nerve Block comes another free app and figuring out how to manage a laceration just got a lot easier. With Suture.app, you’ll have all the information you could need at your fingertips. Our easy-to-use interface will guide you from start to finish.

As soon as you select the laceration location, you’ll start getting repair recommendations including suture material and sizes, other closure methods (like staples or hair apposition), technique references with guided videos and illustrations and instructions to share with patients including removal timeframes.

Features:

  • Comprehensive database of laceration types and complications
  • Library of repair techniques with videos and illustrations (from Dr. Brian Lin’s Closing the Gap)
  • Generate procedure
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Check out the nuMose search engine

The nuMose search engine was recently launched by Harbor-UCLA graduate, Zahir Basrai. This advanced search engine is tailored specifically to the needs of emergency physicians and includes the ability to search case reports, guidelines, and pediatric specific results. It also incorporates crowdsourcing into its search algorithm, to help users find the best articles for a particular search.

Check out the website at: https://numose.com

A 4 min video demonstrating how to best use the site is also available here.

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Master the ECG

A new book based on the educational site ECGStampede.com just launched as a fantastic tool for mastering ECG interpretation.

The comprehensive book and course will guide you through critical concepts in understanding and interpreting electrocardiograms. Unlike other ECG textbooks, you won’t have to trudge through dull introductions and whole chapters about ion channels. But don’t worry, no key topics go uncovered as you progress through our ten units. ECG Stampede is fun and practical – get your pencil (or stylus) ready as we walk you through real case presentations with real ECG’s.

You’ll interpret each ECG independently and take a stab at related questions – turn the page to see how you did. Visit ECGStampede.com/book to learn more about our video curriculum and to practice your… Read more