Browsing: February 2019

What is our role as physicians in confronting the intersection of politics and health? We must be willing to engage in honest dialogue and consider politics as a part of medicine. Enter the debate ove
A 52-year-old male presents to the ED with chest pain. What is your interpretation of his EKG?
Test your knowledge with these questions from PEER.
A 22-year-old vaccinated male with no past medical history presents to an ED in South Texas with a rash to his right inner thigh for 3 days. He reports the rash started as a large red bump, progressin
There's a monumental problem in how patients are billed for emergency visits. It's called surprise billing - and it's definitely not a good surprise.
If you ask people who frequent music festivals, concerts, and clubs, they’ll tell you MDMA (aka ecstasy or molly) is a safe drug. If you see the results of MDMA toxicity, you might disagree.
The use of exogenous steroids in septic shock is a controversial issue with inconsistent data on mortality to date. Several studies examine sepsis treatment. What does the evidence show?
Pacemaker malfunctions are a not-infrequent reason for an emergency department evaluation. As a result, there is a wide differential into the underlying potential etiologies.
Fournier's gangrene is a rare, life-threatening condition with a high mortality rate. Save a life by knowing the signs and the most effective interventions.