Browsing: April 2015

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Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Children From the February 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “PEMP – Emergency Department Management of Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Chil
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ED Management of Calcium-Channel Blocker, Beta Blocker, and Digoxin Toxicity From the February 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “EMP – Emergency Department Management of Calcium-Channel Blo
Anisocoria CASES Case 1. The Patient A 61-year-old female complains of sudden onset right eye pain, headache, blurred vision, and vomiting 2 hours prior to coming to the ED. Physical examination reve
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A Call for Formalized Training in Hand-Off Procedures 7 pm arrives. Your stomach is growling. You realize you haven't taken a bathroom break in the past twelve hours, and it's already time to sign ou
Discovering the Artifact Reading Between the Lines in Point-of-Care Ultrasound Mastering point-of-care ultrasound image interpretation takes not only knowledge of anatomy and pathology, but also know
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Train Tracks This poem is intended to bring to life the inner turmoil and conflict that so many of us live with on a daily basis, day in and day out, as we see so many patients with chronic, preventa
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The Case for Prehospital and ED Use of Tourniquets A 27-year-old male is brought in by ambulance after experiencing a gunshot wound to the mid right thigh. At the time of his arrival with EMS, he is
On Track: Creating the Critical Care Track in Your EM Residency With these examples and suggestions, you can help prepare or improve your own residency's critical care track. Care of the critically
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Man vs Machine Computer screens burn my eyes. But patients expectantly staring at me from a distance while I interact with a machine is even more uncomfortable. Entering medicine, I envisioned spendi
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The Pediatric Burn Patient: A Simplified Approach Burns are a fairly common occurrence among the pediatric population. While most burns are limited and require only localized wound care and outpatien