Browsing: December 2018

EMRA ended the calendar year of 2018 with many goals met - and with plans on the horizon.
A male in his mid-40s presents with sore throat, difficulty breathing, vocal change, and drooling. He appears anxious and uncomfortable; initial vitals show a febrile, tachycardic patient.
A 72-year-old female presents with exertional syncope for the past several days. What is your interpretation of her EKG?
Ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysms are almost uniformly fatal. What can you do to provide the early detection and treatment that can offer hope of survival?
Targeted temperature management has specific benefits for a variety of patients. But could therapeutic hypothermia be something to manage after a patient's death?
Pregnancy comes with no shortage of potential complications. This 2018 Case-Con research summary offers insight into a severe postpartum condition to guard against.
Sick sinus syndrome, rather than being a single specific disease, is a collection of disorders that add up to trouble for the sinus node.
Hypoglycemia in pediatric patients can be described as the lupus of metabolic disorders. It can be hard to differentiate if hypoglycemia is causing symptoms or is the result of an underlying problem.
The eye is a critical organ in our everyday life. When a patient presents to the ED with an eye emergency, it's crucial to quickly assess whether their vision is at risk - and take action to preserve
Exertional rhabdomyolysis is a pathologic condition caused by muscle breakdown. It is a rare condition but one that can cause significant morbidity and mortality among athletes.