Browsing: January 2018

Controversies Surrounding Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in the ED Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia was first introduced in 1994, and it has since become a powerful tool for achieving ade
Tax Ills, Market Stabilization, and CHIP: What You Need to Know About the Tax Bill Smiling with uncharacteristically good spirits for someone who has been living in the ICU for the past couple of mon
Management of Acute Liver Failure in the Emergency Department In 2012, 50 out of every 1,000 ED visits in the U.S. were related to APAP overdose. A 57-year-old female presents with a chief complaint
Anhydrous Caffeine: The Other White Powder One teaspoon of anhydrous caffeine may equal approximately 25-28 cups of coffee, which can be deadly. Caffeine, formally known as (1,3,7-trimethylxanthine),
Packed Agendas and a Call for Your Opinions The resolutions you submit to the Representative Council guide our conversations and empower us to advocate on your behalf. Spring deadline: March 9! The E
In Memoriam: Kevin G. Rodgers, MD Dec. 21, 1955 – Nov. 20, 2017 He led by example, always made time to teach, and above all else, was a fierce advocate for the residents. It was the mid-afternoon shi
Solve This Medical Mystery OK, residents (and ambitious students): It’s time for a friendly competition. We’re giving away a prize package to the person who submits the most accurate, thorough interp
EMRA's 2018 Road Map EMRA is the voice of emergency medicine physicians-in-training and the future of our specialty. That is our mission. And to fulfill that mission, your EMRA Board develops a strat
Postpartum Seizures A 25-year-old female presents to the ED after experiencing 3 seizures at home. She was discharged 1 day prior after a primary cesarean section because of failure to progress. She
SIRS Criteria: A Nidus for Bias and How to Minimize It As the use of SIRS persists, it’s worth re-examining its intended application, potential for error, and current utility. With the removal of Sys