Browsing: August 2021

Approximately 25% of patients with NSTEMI have an acute coronary occlusion; the STEMI/NSTEMI paradigm can be misleading. Serial ECGs are invaluable in making the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome,
Emergency physicians, tactical medical providers, and other first responders are tasked with taking care of those who become injured or ill in mass gatherings that turn violent. Hydrofluoric acid expo
As we endure the COVID era - making transitions harder than normal - one thing has been clear: Many people are struggling. Are you OK?
I've come to realize the competition isn't my colleagues – it is myself I am trying to beat.
Point-of-care ultrasound techniques can help improve diagnosis and care in a range of conditions. This POCUS For the Win report explains Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis.
The Health Policy Journal Club reviews a study that shows an abrupt increase in prescribing opioids to patients when they turn 18 - with a sharper rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. This raises many q
Early fluid resuscitation has been proven to be a fundamental component in improving survival for patients with severe sepsis or septic shock. But what happens when a patient has cirrhosis?
Navigating the match is difficult in routine times - and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means 2022 will be another unusual year in medical education. This compilation of resources, tailored for EM-boun
Evidence surrounding the benefits of post-arrest hypothermia has been conflicting, but it continues to be the standard of care per international guidelines. The TTM2 Trial adds to the data.
As the coronavirus continues to mutate, researchers are examining every treatment option. This study looks at the efficacy of convalescent plasma for patients admitted to the hospital with COVID-19.