Browsing: April 2018

The AAMC launched the Standardized Video Interview pilot project for medical students applying to EM residency programs in summer 2017. Now the AAMC is releasing results of two surveys taken by partic
We issued a challenge to interpret an unusual EKG tracing. Now we're sharing the experts' interpretation. Thank you to the many readers who responded to this challenge - and congratulations to Michael
Mina Attaalla, DO, and Jeffrey Lazar, MD, are using 3-D printing to revolutionize medical simulation education and emergency medicine training at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx.
Helicopter EMS is less dangerous than often portrayed, and safety is continuously being improved at all levels from the individual, aeromedical agencies, and national regulatory bodies.
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, a relatively rare condition, nevertheless carries a high mortality rate - making it a can't-miss diagnosis in emergency care.
In the United States, more than 2.5 million patients seek care for traumatic brain injury every year, accounting for approximately 2% of all ED visits. The equation for cerebral perfusion pressure can
Social media has given rise to viral dares ranging from silly to outright dangerous. Be ready for these "challenges" to arrive in your ED.
How does subarachnoid hemorrhage lead to cardiac arrest, complete heart block, or cardiomyopathy?
Nitrous oxide toxicity is an uncommonly encountered patient complaint in the ED; however, it is a diagnosis to remember as street use surges.
The role of the tactical physician can vary, but it almost always involves preventive medicine, medical intelligence, and operational assistance. These skills make the physician an indispensable part