Browsing: February 2022

When the time of death was called and the moment of silence was finished, we turned and went back to our work. The fact that I felt so little made me feel strange and guilty.
Medicine is unique. Our training attempts to mold us into type-A, meticulous humanoids. We prepare for immense stress, learning to make critical decisions in seconds regardless of our need to use the
Emergency physicians should be familiar with basics of ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement in patients with hydrocephalus and aware of potential complications that can arise in this population.
Traumatic splenic injury and hemorrhage is a diagnosis familiar to most emergency physicians. However, a condition that some may not be familiar with is atraumatic splenic rupture.
Matt Friedman, MD, FACEP, serves as Associate Medical Director of Prehospital Care and Director of Event Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center and Medical Director of CrowdRx, which provides physician
After a 3-year hiatus, EMRA's Wilderness Medicine Committee's premier event returned at ACEP21 in Boston. Find out all about MedWAR 2021.
Balloon tamponade devices specifically designed for upper GI bleeding are well-established as a temporizing measure in life-threatening upper gastrointestinal bleeding, but rarely have been used for l
The development of urgent care centers and telehealth systems has been found to have significant impacts on care in the ED in a variety of ways. These studies highlight some ways in which implementati
A naloxone prescription can muddy the waters when applying for disability insurance as a young physician.
Every April, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) observes National Minority Health Month to highlight the importance of improving the health of racial and ethnic minorities and reducing health dis