Browsing: June 2021

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How important is appropriate imaging in the ED? One father - who's also an emergency physician - shares a firsthand account of repeated trips to the pediatric emergency room before imaging helped corr
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Many underlying issues stem from flaws in the healthcare system that we cannot individually fix, but optimizing communication and promoting health literacy is something that we can easily do.
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It is estimated there are around 100,000 individuals living in the United States with sickle cell disease (SCD). Patients with sickle cell disease are predisposed to a variety of complications.
A 55-year-old female presents from home due to a brief episode of unresponsiveness and AMS. What is your interpretation of her ECG? (Bonus points if you identify the less obvious abnormality.)
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Include excipient lung disease (ELD) in the differential diagnosis when evaluating and treating a patient with a history of intravenous drug use presenting with respiratory failure and typical finding
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Times are changing for EM health policy and reimbursement with the recent shift toward value-based care and away from fee-for-service models. EMRA helps you keep up with the developments that will aff
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It is estimated that syncope workup and management costs the U.S. healthcare system an annual $2.4 billion. How can ED observation units impact those expenses?
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Post-pandemic vacations are picking up steam - and outdoor getaways remain popular. Are you ready to handle bites, stings, and other envenomations?
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Although it is rare, it is important to recognize C. canimorsus sepsis, as it is associated with high mortality rate and the patient can deteriorate rapidly.
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July marks a turning point each year, as new interns arrive in programs throughout the country, newly graduated residents launch the next phase of their careers, and medical students take the next ste