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Symptoms of multiple myeloma can be as nondescript as weight loss, fatigue, generalized weakness, and bone pain. Focus on the classic tetrad of hypercalcemia, renal failure, anemia, and bony lytic les
Can participation in sports programs reduce the chances of delinquent behavior in school-age children? A sports medicine fellow weighs in.
Meet three of your colleagues expanding medical care in Laos by becoming some of the first emergency medicine specialists in this developing country.
This specialty is ideal for emergency medicine and about ready to take off. Read on to get a grounded understanding of what it's like to care for patients extraterrestrially.
About 1 in 5 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy will develop atrial fibrillation. Here's how to clue in to this underlying cause of the dysrhythmia when a patient presents to you in the ED.
This OTC anxiolytic might cause you a little anxiety in cases of overdose. Here's an overview on how to help affected patients.
A 22-year-old male with a history of sickle cell disease is brought to the ED by police after he was found altered and naked outside on a rainy night.
Fracture blisters on this patient's ankle resulted from a sock topped by a SAM splint that went through a 8.5-mile mule ride to get to an ambulance. Take in these pointers on handling such injuries an
Before employing this nerve block when addressing shoulder dislocations, ensure familiarity with the nerve structure in the area and assess whether it will be appropriate in the patient.
Review 3 cases and string together 6 quick management pearls to help you keep on your toes when a child comes into the ED with diabetic ketoacidosis.