Browsing: November 2022

Aortic dissection (AD) is a life-threatening condition caused by the separation of the intimal layer of the aorta from the medial layer, allowing blood to penetrate the media and create a false plane
Because endocarditis carries an exceptionally high in-hospital mortality rate, early diagnosis is instrumental in promoting good outcomes.
Pulmonary embolism (PE) has an annual incidence ranging from 39-115 per 100,000 making it the third most common cardiovascular emergency behind myocardial infarction and stroke. With mortality rates o
In the latest installment of our PD Q&A series, we are highlighting the Kingman Regional Medical Center EM residency in Kingman, AZ. We spoke with the current PD Dr. Shane Sergent, DO, in 2022 about w
Statistics show employers are placing an undue burden on the health care system by using draconian HR practices. Paid sick leave is a simple, albeit politically challenging, policy change that could s
How many of your patients can recall events during what you believed was a sedated endotracheal intubation? This study finds an appreciable number of patients who are paralyzed for intubation in the e