Browsing: October 2020

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
Since the coronavirus pandemic, emergency departments across the country have been experiencing lower volumes and higher acuity - including new cancer diagnoses in the ED.
Cervical cancer, the second-leading cause of death among women ages 20-39, can be a rare form of acute renal failure.
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.
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
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
Patient safety has been a prime issue in health care since the 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report To Err is Human, which led to adverse event tracking and quality improvement measures in almost e