Patients seem to be asking this more often when a provisional diagnosis of appendicitis is made. What do you tell them? Hopefully this summary and podcast from the guys at The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine will help you give some more robust information to pass onto your patients.
Another great talk from ERCast examining the utility of LP after normal CT in those patients presenting with headache concerning for SAH. Does the info provided here change your current practice?
This podcast from Rob Orman’s ERCast is a great piece on how to effectively run a code. The various perspectives of the resuscitationists are invaluable.