Browsing: February 2021

In this month’s addition to the Program Director Interview Series we got to chat with Dr. Sarah Dubbs to learn about training at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
After many in emergency medicine celebrated a recent decision to end the X-waiver requirement and clear the way for easier medication-assisted treatment in the emergency department, the waiver of the
Two recent papers offer insight into the use of peripheral IVs to administer vasopressors. Will these studies change your practice for critically ill patients in the emergency department?
As physicians who frequently work with underserved patient populations receiving care from safety net hospitals, emergency physicians should be fierce defenders of the ACA and strong advocates for Med
How could you truly know what it's like in the intensive care unit or emergency department during the peak of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic without experiencing it yourself? As a new emergency medicine resi
With levels of COVID increasing globally, the full impact of the pandemic on the mental health of frontline workers is still to be determined. This study sought to assess emergency medicine (EM) physi
Disaster medicine is a growing niche in emergency medicine. Two experts in the field, Paul Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, and Thomas Kirsch, MD, MPH, FACEP, share insights in this Q-and-A.
Abdominal hernias are not uncommon, but one type can lead to unusual presentations. Find out more about Amyand's hernia, named after the French surgeon who was surprised by an appendix wrapped in an i
How can you safely get outdoors? What do you need to plan to stay safe? How can you spend time in the wilderness responsibly? What impact can you have on the health of our planet and its future after
Spinal epidural abscesses are a rare condition affecting the spinal column, but if left untreated, they can rapidly become fatal.