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
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
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
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.