Stat Consult

Stat Consult: Opioid abuse 
or dependence

Stat Consult: Opioid abuse 
or dependence

Learn how to identify and treat opioid abuse, withdrawal, and dependence.

Stat Consult: Acute bronchitis

Stat Consult: Acute bronchitis

Learn how to diagnosis and treat acute bronchitis.

Stat Consult: Measles

Stat Consult: Measles

Review the basics on measles, including risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

Stat Consult: Upper-respiratory infection

Stat Consult: Upper-respiratory infection

A quick review of medical treatment for upper-respiratory infections, using the best global evidence.

Stat Consult: Hypertensive emergency/
hypertensive 
urgency

Stat Consult: Hypertensive emergency/
hypertensive 
urgency

A quick review of hypertensive emergency and hypertensive urgency using the best global evidence.

Evidence Based Medicine

Glyburide increases adverse neonatal outcomes in gestational diabetes

Glyburide is associated with an increased risk 
of adverse neonatal 
outcomes compared to 
insulin in women with 
gestational diabetes.

Prednisone improves function in acute radiculopathy

Oral prednisone can improve 
functional status in patients 
with acute radiculopathy due to a herniated disk but does not improve pain.

Buprenorphine may benefit patients with opioid dependence

Emergency-department initiated buprenorphine treatment may increase addiction treatment 
and decrease opioid use in patients with opioid dependence
.

Mediterranean diet improves cognitive function in adults with CVD risk

Mediterranean diet is associated with improved cognitive function in older adults with high 
cardiovascular risk.

Clindamycin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole have similar success for skin infections


A study suggests that clindamycin and TMP-SMX are equally effective for treating uncomplicated skin infections in adults and children.