The Procedural Pause Videos by James R. Roberts, MD, and Martha Roberts, ACNP, CEN

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Updated:   10/31/2016
Contains:  39 items
Videos accompanying the Procedural Pause blog.

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Creator: Martha Roberts, ACNP, PNP
Duration: 5:12
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
Martha Roberts, ACNP, PNP, and James R. Roberts, MD, ask, what do you do when something weird and wild comes into your emergency department? This month, they we mean lacerations over tattoos or body piercings. Cosmetic repair of injuries involving tattoos and piercings are important to patients, and here’s how you can ensure proper wound closure while preserving the underlying body art.

Read more in their blog at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause.
Creator: Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 11:36
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, and James R. Roberts, MD, with tips and tricks for repairing nail bed lacerations in children. Tip #1: Don’t lie to them. Give them just enough details to be able to complete your procedure. Read more in their blog at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause.
Creator: Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 4:13
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, with an alternative to the Morgan Lens: eye irrigation using IV saline, a nasal cannula, and the connector piece from a Salem Sump kit. This procedure is less invasive and less traumatic for patients and easier for providers. A win-win! Read more in their blog at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause.

Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
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Journal: Emergency Medicine News
James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, look at ocular ultrasound in this video, sharing tips for assessing the eye and diagnosing retinal detachment, which in the past required a referral to an ophthalmologist and often delayed therapy. Read more in their blog at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause.
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 3:21
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, bring you pearls for how to code your use of ultrasound. Watch this video to learn how to make sure you document everything you do and use to receive full reimbursement. Don’t forget to visit their blog at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause. James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 9:37
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
This month James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, start a series on ultrasound with a look at the basic functionality of the machine and how to look for foreign bodies in the extremities. Find out all you need to know by watching this video. Read more in their blog at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause.
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 2:44
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
This bonus feature from James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, brings you tips, tricks, and pearls to make your emergency medicine practice easier. This month, their second Clinical Pearl features how to diagnose and treat a mallet finger. Find out all you need to know by watching this video. Read more in their blog at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause.
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 8:31
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
This new bonus feature from James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, brings you tips, tricks, and pearls to make your emergency medicine practice easier. This month, their first Clinical Pearl features the JR Knot, invented by its namesake James Roberts. This easy pearl will show you how to secure a central line. Read the Roberts’ blog at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause.
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 5:54
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, note that foreign body removal may not be emergent, but it can be urgent. And your secret weapon for removing these items is fluoroscopy. Read their blog post at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause, and then watch this video to make sure you know all the basics.
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 5:45
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, note that emergency providers must always consider a procedure’s impact on patient comfort, care, and outcome. Nowhere is that more of a concern than draining a sensitive vaginal abscess. Read their blog post at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause, and then watch this video for how to treat a broken tooth in the ED.
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 2:33
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, note that EPs aren’t dentists, but they can help patients with dental fractures until they can see a dentist. The best part about this particular procedure is that anyone can do it, and it only takes a few minutes. Read their blog post at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause, and then watch this video for how to treat a broken tooth in the ED.
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 10:20
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, delve into the nuances of De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, with tips on managing this easy-to-treat wrist condition. Read their blog post at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause, and then watch this video for how to diagnose and treat De Quervain’s tenosynovitis.
Creator: James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP
Duration: 2:34
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
A single but precise nerve injection allows the practitioner to spread a large area of anesthesia to specific parts of the face for suture repair. Read the blog post, “Go Mental: Head and Neck Anesthesia” at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause by James R. Roberts, MD, & Martha Roberts, CEN, ACNP, and then watch Dr. Roberts demonstrate a mental nerve block in this video.
Creator: Martha Roberts
Duration: 1:27
Journal: Emergency Medicine News
The initial ED management of blisters from burns is controversial, but James Roberts, MD, and Martha Roberts, ACNP, CEN, note that it likely does not matter exactly what is done. Read their blog post on hand burn management at http://bit.ly/ProceduralPause, and then watch this video as Ms. Roberts drains the blister of a large burn.
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