Browsing: May 2020

Social media has made everyone an epidemiologist in this era of COVID-19. But surprise! Details matter. Learn how to interpret the data and consider it in context.
In the quest to conquer sepsis, a new randomized controlled trial has tested hydrocortisone, vitamin C, and thiamine as a treatment.
Navigating the match is difficult in routine times - and the 2021 Match will be anything but routine, thanks to the coronavirus. This compilation of resources, tailored for EM-bound medical students,
In this month’s addition to the Program Director Interview Series we got to chat with Ramin Tabatabai, MD to learn about the LA County + USC Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Tabatabai tells u
Most antibiotics in use today fall into just 10 categories - but there are more than 100,000 known antibiotic-resistance genes spanning almost every known antibiotic class. Yet the rate of development
Nearly every aspect of patient care — from triage to discharge, from documentation to intubation — has been revised in an effort to streamline care of COVID-19 patients. Concerns around minimizing pro
The first RCT studying the use of dexamethasone in ARDS shows promise for the emergency medicine setting.
One more reason to pay attention to health policy: Your race or ethnic background may play a role in analyzing whether you receive pain treatment when seeking emergency medical services.