Episode 75: Clinical Care Tips – Making Decisions, Testing for Bacteremia and “Going with Your Gut”

November 20, 2023 | 6:04 am

Sometimes decisions are hard to make, nonetheless, in the ED world it is important to make a decision and sometimes sooner rather than later. Why getting a blood culture (without giving antibiotics) makes no sense to me and more about going with your gut feeling.


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