Browsing: August 2020

As an emergency physician, you've studied and trained for every manner of injury, illness, and critical disease. While that knowledge goes far in offering confidence in a treatment plan, it doesn't al
Although cervical spine injuries are rare among the pediatric population, when you do see a child with a spinal injury, there's a 60-80% likelihood the c-spine is involved.
Lung injuries associated with electronic cigarettes (aka vaping) are on the rise, especially among teens. With a higher risk of addiction and weaker regulations, vaping can be cause for concern.
Preeclampsia is a life-threatening obstetric condition on a spectrum of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. Can you determine which rare complicating factor is at play in this case?
Providing palliation and end-of-life care has become an important aspect of emergency medicine; this has become especially relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Comfort measures and terminal extubati
I did not sign up to be on the front lines of COVID. But I am humbled to put on my armor and return each day, because there is no greater honor in life than to step up during a time of need.
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok have connected humanity at an unprecedented level, pushing us to remain "plugged in" to social media at all times. This mentality has permeated our driving beh