Browsing: October 2020

Resident-driven, extracurricular topical discussions can improve and support resident wellness in an emergency medicine (EM) residency. Geisinger Medical Center has developed an innovative, collaborat
As emergency physicians, we are trained to carry out complex tasks. We mentally rehearse, read, practice, and teach so that when difficult cases arise, we think clearly and concisely. We thrive in hec
A small, but often overlooked group of EM applicants are trainees transitioning from other residency programs. The number of residents who have transferred in to EM from other specialties is on the ri
Purple urine bag syndrome, first reported in 1978, is a subset of catheter-associated urinary tract infection.
Meningitis is typically a clinical diagnosis commonly found in younger patients based on symptoms of fever, headache, photophobia, nuchal rigidity, and often with nausea and vomiting.
In a year when everyone working in emergency medicine has demonstrated compassion, selflessness, and excellence, we want to show our gratitude and appreciation to all — and special recognition to thes
Antidysrhythmic drugs are broadly categorized into Vaughan-Williams classifications, and their effects should be carefully noted.
The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc on life as we know it, and with that has come an overwhelming collective negativity. Although the damage that COVID-19 has done cannot be minimized, it makes it
Recognizing alpha 2-agonist overdose and distinguishing it from other etiologies of bradycardia and hypotension is critically important.
As SARS-CoV-2 spreads globally, physicians are turning to different imaging modalities to assist in the diagnosis of COVID-19 and risk stratification of patients. Along with clinical suspicion, chest