Browsing: April 2022

The emergent airway is central to emergency medicine. And a new study explores medications central to emergency endotracheal intubation. Which is better: etomidate or ketamine?
Emergency physicians have watched with excitement the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines. However, while we were watching the rapid scientific development, there was a concurrent wave of misguided
Hematuria is a common complaint in the emergency department - and one that is largely benign. Nonetheless, there are several emergent conditions the emergency physician should consider when evaluating
Although rare, chorea-hyperglycemia-basal ganglia syndrome is a presenting symptom of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
Initially marketed as an atypical antidepressant for adults, bupropion gained popularity for its use in tobacco cessation and for its lack of sexual side effects commonly seen with other typical antid
Emergency medicine attracts a unique personality dedicated to excellence and teamwork, driven to work hard and push the boundaries of what is possible.
Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens
Phlegmasia cerulea dolens is a rare but emergent condition of massive venous thrombosis that can rapidly produce irreversible vascular gangrene. If your patient in the emergency department has a swoll
Ultrasound is a favored modality in emergency medicine. This case shows yet another application of this popular diagnostic tool - one involving subcutaneous larvae.
Second-generation antipsychotics are becoming more commonly used because of their safety profiles. Nevertheless, this case demonstrates a risk of QTc prolongation and torsades de pointes with olanzapi
Eye-related emergencies make up close to 2% of all emergency department visits in the United States. Emergency physicians must recognize and manage time-sensitive, vision-threatening diagnoses, and en