Salim R. Rezaie, MD
Rational Evidence-Based Evaluation of Literature
REBEL Core Cast 47.0 Nausea and Vomiting
Take Home Points Nausea and Vomiting has an exceedingly large differential – don’t just anchor on GI presentations H&P important – Duration, frequency, content, and...
Jan 13
17 min
REBEL Cast Ep94: The ITACTIC Trial – Viscoelastic Hemostatic Assay Augmented Protocols
Background: Current trauma resuscitation prioritizes control of bleeding and uses massive transfusion protocols to prevent and treat coagulopathy. This is typically done in the form...
Jan 11
18 min
REBEL Cast Ep93: COVID-19 – A Follow Up on Not Intubating Early and ARDSnet
Back in April 2020, on REBEL Cast episode 79 we sat down to discuss COVID-19.  Specifically, we focused on not intubating patients early and why...
Dec 19, 2020
47 min
REBEL Cast Ep92: Alteplase for Stroke of Unknown Time of Onset?
Background: Intravenous alteplase is the current standard care for treatment of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) despite active debate on the research supporting its use.  The...
Dec 17, 2020
24 min
REBEL Core Cast 46.0 – Resuscitative Hysterotomy
Take Home Points This is a resuscitative hysterotomy – focus is on saving the mother first. Delivering the fetus can improve venous return thus increasing...
Dec 16, 2020
8 min
REBEL Core Cast 45.0 – Mesenteric Ischemia
Take Home Points Be sure to consider mesenteric ischemia in any elderly patient with abdominal pain or lower gastrointestinal (GI) complaints.  Remember, the presentation can...
Dec 2, 2020
14 min
REBEL Cast Ep91: Static Ultrasound vs Landmark Placement of Subclavian Central Lines
Background Information: Central venous catheterization is a common procedure performed in the ICU for the purposes of drug administration and resuscitation. The subclavian vein is the...
Nov 19, 2020
16 min
REBEL Cast Ep90: Ultrasound vs Landmark-Guided Palpation for Radial Arterial Line Placement
Background Information: Ultrasound guided peripheral and central venous access has become more common while simultaneously decreasing complications and increasing first pass success. Landmark guided palpation...
Nov 16, 2020
17 min
REBEL Cast Ep 89: The CODA Trial – Antibiotics vs Appendectomy for Appendicitis
Background: The well-established, standard treatment for acute appendicitis is surgical appendectomy.  However, recent research has challenged the dominance of the surgical approach in looking at...
Nov 12, 2020
20 min
REBEL Core Cast 44.0 – Postpartum Hemorrhage
Take Home Points Watch for continued bleeding in excess of 500 ml or bleeding that is “more than normal.” Call it postpartum hemorrhage and start...
Nov 11, 2020
16 min
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