Browsing: June 2019

This month our Program Director Interview Series turns to the Northeast. We spoke with Jessica L. Smith, MD, FACEP, Program Director of Brown University’s EM residency, about the opportunities availab
This month our Program Director Interview Series turns to the Northeast. We spoke with Dr. Michele L. Dorfsman, Program Director of the University of Pittsburgh’s EM residency, about what makes Pitt’s
When trying to resuscitate patients with septic shock, which offers better guidance for intervention: measuring capillary refill or trending lactate levels? The Andromeda SHOCK trial studied patients
Spontaneous iliopsoas injury, most commonly associated with athletes, is a rare cause of atraumatic hip pain - yet it should remain on your differential when evaluating hip or low back pain among the
Although asphyxiant exposure is a relatively uncommon phenomenon, it is important to keep in mind when evaluating an altered patient or a patient who has been found down, particularly in industrial or
Hemodialysis is the definitive modality of lithium clearance in severe toxicity. In early overdose, however, whole bowel irrigation may prevent lithium absorption and subsequent toxicity if mental sta
Flecainide overdose is a rare but serious toxic ingestion. Treatment includes the aggressive administration of sodium bicarbonate and a low threshold to initiate ILE or ECMO.
Point-of-care ultrasound potentially saved a life in this case of cardiac tamponade in a patient with end-stage renal disease.
Test your knowledge with these questions from PEER.
Critically ill pediatric patients can make physicians-in-training nervous - and that anxiety is heightened when it comes to a pediatric patient in respiratory distress. This article reviews the basics