Browsing: August 2021

In this month’s addition to the Program Director Interview Series we got to chat with Jeffrey S. Bush, MD to learn about the MUSC Residency Program. Dr. Bush tells us more about residency in Charlesto
A 65-year-old female with history of thoracic aortic aneurysm s/p aortic graft repair several years ago presented to the ED with positive blood cultures on outpatient labs. These had been ordered by h
SGLT-2 inhibits can cause massive osmotic diuresis and intravascular volume depletion. The body’s appropriate response to this is production of antidiuretic hormone, an excess of which is capable of c
The ultrasound-guided stellate ganglion block may be used as an adjunct to established methods during pulseless ventricular arrhythmias. It is a potentially lifesaving procedure that is within the eme
Physostigmine has long been recognized as an antidote to reverse antimuscarinic delirium. However, its effectiveness, safety profile, and dosing have been disputed in recent years. But does this medic
Although substance-induced rhabdomyolysis has been widely reported, the progression to compartment syndrome is not frequently encountered and usually of multifactorial etiology. Rapid recognition of t
Shared experiences and shared space have always been the building blocks of connection. EMRA is looking forward to creating those opportunities again with programming at ACEP Scientific Assembly 2021.
A decade ago, telehealth seemed like a complicated, inefficient way to deliver care. With advancements in technology and the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has grown into a vital tool for emergency med
In the setting of emergency care and a criminal investigation, time motivates both the healthcare team and law enforcement officers, which can result in conflicts of interest when it comes to access t
BRASH syndrome is an uncommon but often fatal condition in which an acute renal injury initiates a vicious cycle of bradycardia, hyperkalemia, hypotension and worsening renal failure in patients who t