Browsing: April 2020

A 33-year-old male presents to the emergency department because of palpitations. He reports a history of similar episodes in the past that always respond to adenosine. What is your interpretation of t
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Although high-pressure injection injuries may only leave small superficial wounds, they can create widespread multilayer soft tissue injuries, deep-space infections, and lead to compartment syndrome.
If your care saves the patient but leaves their mind wounded, have you fully cared for the patient? Adopting a practice of premeditated compassion would allow us to offer our patients empathy reflexiv
When patient wishes are unknown, strongly consider the risks and benefits of aggressive resuscitation in geriatric patients, as aggressive resuscitation has been shown to lead to worse outcomes in the
Riding along with an ambulance crew is a great way to see the side of emergency medicine most ED-based physicians don't get to see. Just know your role and follow the code of the road.
Changes to Title X threaten to reverse 40 years of advancement in women's health care. If we allow the Title X changes to limit what we as physicians can tell our patients, where does it end?
Juvenile dermatomyositis is a treatable idiopathic inflammatory myopathy that causes progressive proximal muscle weakness and characteristic dermatologic phenomena. Without treatment, there is signifi
Given all the demands on time, quality improvement can seem obscure and prove challenging to incorporate into your training in a meaningful way. So, here are 5 reasons why you should participate in qu
The magic of the modified Valsalva maneuver in cardioverting certain dysrhythmias is not without its own risks.