Browsing: October 2015

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The Options for Training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Do you remember the “sorting hat” from Harry Potter? Plop it down on the noggin of an aspiring young student, and it mumbles and grumbles in
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Emergent Concerns in Ovarian Stimulation Clinical Case A 39-year-old female presents with acute right lower abdominal pain that awoke her from sleep. Her only medical history involves progesterone us
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Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Children From the April 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Apparent Life-Threatening Events In Children: Practical Evaluation And Management.”
Photophobia The Patient A 31-year-old female presents to the emergency department with 1 week of right eye pain, redness, excessive tearing, and photophobia. She denies any trauma, chemical exposures
Foreign Travelers: Cutaneous Parasitic Infections from Abroad Case Presentation You step into the room of a 22-year-old female sent from her primary care physician for incision and drainage of two fa
A Literature Review and Discussion: Sheath & Sound Case You are working in Central America doing emergency development work, when a 7-year-old girl presents in status epilepticus. She has no seizure
Finding the Invisible: Using Ultrasound to Combat Fournier's Case A 77-year-old male with coronary artery disease, diabetes, and a recent left femoral neck fracture is sent to the ED for non-resolvin
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Mosquito-Borne Illnesses: Malaria, Dengue, and West Nile Virus From the May 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Department Management of Mosquito-Borne Illness: Malaria, Dengue, and
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EMRA Resident Forum and ACEP15: Make the Most of It! It happens in late fall and accelerates into spring: Graduating residents start to stress about the move into practice. Not the medical or profess
Management of Post-tPA Intracerebral Hemorrhage On your next shift, you find yourself evaluating a 58-year-old-male with acute onset of left upper and lower extremity weakness and a facial droop that