Browsing: December 2018

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
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.
In June 2018, the American Board of Medical Specialties approved subspecialty certification in neurocritical care. Evie Marcolini shares insight on what this means for emergency physicians.
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.
A thyroid storm is an acute, life-threatening emergency that requires timely recognition and management. Left untreated, the mortality rate is 80-100%.
Children with risk factors for neurocutaneous melanosis should be followed closely and screened regularly.
Omar Maniya, a second-year resident at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, began his tenure as EMRA President in October. With an MBA from Harvard University, experience as the youngest Trustee
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.
A 72-year-old female presents with exertional syncope for the past several days. What is your interpretation of her EKG?