Browsing: October 2023

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In the latest installment of our PD Q&A series, we are highlighting theUniversity of Miami/Jackson Health System Emergency Medicine Residency in Miami, FL. We spoke with the current PD Dr. Christopher
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In the latest installment of our PD Q&A series, we are highlighting the SUNY Upstate Medical University Emergency Medicine Residency Program. We spoke with the current PD Dr. David Andonian, MD, about
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Remunerated plasma donation remains a necessary unpleasantry. In response, we can bolster the voluntary systems that uphold our country’s current blood product supply by signing up for regularly sched
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The leading cause of iatrogenic pneumothorax is transthoracic needle aspiration. In our case, however, pneumothorax was most likely due to transbronchial lung biopsy two days prior to presentation. Al
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As a second-year medical student who had been anxiously struggling with unanticipated medical expenses and no viable income, I thought about the upcoming months-long amount of time during which I woul
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People experiencing homelessness commonly present to the emergency department for health care needs, and the ED plays a crucial role, as it serves as the first — and often the only — resource for acce
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Severe hypothyroidism is commonly referred to as “myxedema coma.” However, patients with this condition are often not comatose and do not have edema. Rather, they are most notably recognized by declin
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Our case highlights the importance of recognizing factitious disorder as early as possible and connecting these patients with appropriate resources, as even specialists have difficulty diagnosing and
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Pediatric ingestion of small blunt objects typically resolves without medical intervention. However, cases involving ingestion of magnets present increased risk of life-threatening morbidity,2-5 parti
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The acknowledgement of an individual and the celebration of their diversity should start with a wholehearted attempt at correctly pronouncing their name.