Browsing: December 2018

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.
ACEP18 bore witness to an incredible SimWars competitions! With creative cases, sharp competitors, and hilarious actors, this year’s contest delivered a new level of simulation competition.
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 critical patient, a lack of ready resources, a panicked crowd pleading for help - it was all there, in the middle of an Outback Steakhouse, when Dr. Joe's love of medicine was put to the test.
Test your knowledge with these questions from PEER.
Up to 5% of the population has a right superior lobe bronchus arising directly from the trachea proximal to the carina. It can cause complications with airway management if unrecognized, and can be th
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.
Podcasts are a popular way to stay up-to-date clinically and professionally. In 2018, EMRA reinvested in a podcast channel designed not only to help listeners, but also to offer a development opportun
EMRA ended the calendar year of 2018 with many goals met - and with plans on the horizon.
Children with risk factors for neurocutaneous melanosis should be followed closely and screened regularly.