Browsing: August 2018

Working in a busy ski clinic brings a variety of sports medicine injuries into focus. When your patient is a downhill skier, knee injuries are the most common injury you'll see.
Sometimes the best investment you can make in your career is also the hardest: it's an investment of time.
A 53-year-old man presents to the ED for worsening pain associated with a longstanding whole-body rash. He states that 2 years ago a small blemish started on his chest, and it spread to involve predom
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
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.
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.
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