Browsing: August 2019

This month our Program Director Interview Series is focused on the Midwest. We spoke with Danielle Turner-Lawrence, MD, Program Director at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, about the training opportuniti
This month our Program Director Interview Series is focused on the Midwest. We spoke with Vicki E. Noble, MD, Program Director of the Center for Emergency Medicine at University Hospitals Cleveland Me
Regardless of where you are in your medical training or your level of experience with advocacy, know that you have a unique insight to some of the most fundamental issues in your community. You have a
An elegantly simple proposal, the Acute Unscheduled Care Model, attempts to put emergency physicians back in the driver's seat of care while illustrating value within the health care delivery system.
A climate assessment from November 2018 comprehensively measured the current and projected state of climate change and its effects on human health. It found what we as emergency physicians should alre
In April 2018, during my third year of residency, I completed a wilderness medicine educational trek to Mt. Everest base camp. The trip provided a glimpse of remote medical care in the Himalayan regio
A missed diagnosis of Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) can lead to Korsakoff syndrome, which carries a 20% mortality rate. Because this life-threatening condition can be easily misdiagnosed, it's importan
Patients with alcohol use disorder commonly present to the ED critically ill, with myriad underlying pathologies. Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) should be considered in anyone with prolonged and/or bing
Test your knowledge with these questions from PEER.
An 87-year-old female presents with generalized weakness for the past several days after a recent increase in her diuretic medication by her cardiologist.