Browsing: August 2018

International medical electives are becoming increasingly popular among EM residents as programs take the initiative to provide a valuable educational experience for their residents while ensuring tim
Abdominal pain is not an uncommon presentation - but in this case it revealed an unusual diagnosis.
This year, the ACEP State Legislative and Regulatory Committee (SLRC) partnered with the EMRA Health Policy Committee to create a mentorship program. Medical students and residents were paired with he
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Hyperkalemia is generally defined as a potassium level > 5.5 mEq/L and can be further classified as mild (5.6–6.0 mEq/L), moderate (6.1–7.0 mEq/L), and severe (> 7.0 mEq/L). Etiologies frequently seen
Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide. Knowing the risk factors can help make sure you're prepared before it becomes life-threatening.
Consensus is lacking on specific thresholds to characterize massive hemoptysis because these numbers can be challenging to reliably obtain and fail to predict the severity of disease.
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains a major cause of cardiovascular disease in developing nations. However, in industrialized nations with routine access to vaccines and antibiotics to treat Group A
Seizures account for about 1% of all ED visits for children younger than 18, and at least 5% of pediatric patients will experience a seizure by the time they are 16 years old. Treating the condition i