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Case Report: 28-year-old Male with Fatigue 732 549 Richie Cunningham

Case Report: 28-year-old Male with Fatigue

Post Author: Anisa Mughal, MD, PGY-2 History and Physical Examination: A 28-year-old male with a history of renal tubular acidosis and urinary retention presents with 4 days of lethargy and…

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Battle of the Blades: Part 4 690 539 Richie Cunningham

Battle of the Blades: Part 4

Part 4: Can we have one without the other? First to consider is the problem common to both principal types of video laryngoscopes, the standard geometry and hyperangulated blades. If…

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Battle of the Blades: Part 3 690 539 Richie Cunningham

Battle of the Blades: Part 3

Part 3: Can we be competent at both? As alluded to previously, direct laryngoscopy, standard-geometry or Macintosh (CMAC) video laryngoscopy, and hyperangulated (GlideScope) video laryngoscopy are all distinct devices, with…

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Meet the Team

COPA STRONG is the official Free Open Access to Medical Education (FOAMed) blog of the Creighton/Maricopa Emergency Medicine Residency in Phoenix, Arizona. While COPA STRONG covers an eclectic mix of topics in the field of Emergency Medicine, it has a particular focus on aggressive yet nuanced resuscitation strategies for caring for the critically ill. The blog reviews the latest and greatest literature, opinions, and techniques. COPA STRONG is largely resident-driven, spearheaded by its co-founders Richie Cunningham, Jon Kelley, and Brendan Tarzia and peer-reviewed by our faculty members.

Richie Cunningham, MD

Editor in Chief

Jon Kelley, DO

Deputy Editor

Brendan Tarzia, DO

Deputy Editor