Browsing: August 2020

Intubating the critically ill septic patient is a high-risk procedure. We examine an observational study that reported higher levels of procedural hypotension with the use of ketamine when compared to
In this month’s interview for the Program Director Interview Series brings us down to Houston. We sat down to chat with Dr. Van Meter. We didn’t ask any hard-hitting questions about cowboy boots, bu
They may have had full lives with love and care and food and jokes before the coronavirus laid claim to them. And though we cannot offer a cure, we offer all we can. Even when it's simply the comfort
I know you hate the oxygen mask. Do you know how much I wish you didn't need it?
The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare our health care system's vulnerabilities and lack of preparedness. It is imperative that we examine more closely the steps we have taken thus far, and what we ha
Reports of Intimate Partner Violence have significantly increased since mandated stay-at-home orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In this setting, how can you be attuned to patients at ris
Test your knowledge with these questions from PEER.
A 57-year-old male presents with AMS. He is minimally responsive and there is no additional history available. His initial heart rate was 25 with a blood pressure of 80/30. What is your interpretation
Pre-hospital groups like ski patrol provide a great opportunity for EM residents to lead cross-educational training days - while becoming more prepared themselves.
Patient satisfaction is becoming an increasingly important metric in medicine. But how often are ED patients happy and satisfied? Nevertheless, it's worth knowing how to measure this important aspect