Browsing: June 2018

This year marked the first time EMRA brought its resident programming to the CORD Academic Assembly. We started strong and can't wait to go back!
There are no hard and fast rules for therapeutic thoracentesis in the ED setting but there are some accepted best practices.
One of the worst flu seasons in recent years sent patients to the ED in droves. It also focused attention on oseltamivir's efficacy and safety in various populations. Is it safe for children? Adults?
It's becoming more common to use thromboelastography and rotational thromboelastometry in the ED. What's your comfort level with TEG and ROTEM?
Signs of posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocations can be subtle, but this condition is a true orthopedic emergency. Are you prepared to perform a reduction in the ED if necessary?
Hepatorenal and hepatopulmonary syndromes can be easy to diagnose in the ED, and proper management can significantly impact morbidity and mortality downstream.
Emergency physicians need to know what types of injuries can result from explosions. Start by understanding the 4 categories of blast injuries.
An emergency physician must be able to react appropriately to any injury that arrives in the ED. It requires vast amounts of knowledge - but it also demands a skill that serves as the cornerstone of s
What's the best way to approach handoffs at the end of a busy shift? Try incorporating cognitive load theory to help improve the process.
Cervical collars are a ubiquitous piece of rescue equipment for EMS providers around the country. But are they really helping? The science is limited.