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ED intubations are typically carried out using rapid sequence intubation (RSI), utilizing both a sedative agent and neuromuscular blocking agent. What are the indications and complications of opting f
When patients with sepsis are mechanically ventilated, which sedation leads to better outcomes: dexmedetomidine or propofol?
The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) creates challenges on many levels - not the least of which is ensuring health equity. Do clinicians caring for socially disadvantaged patients receive a
How important is appropriate imaging in the ED? One father - who's also an emergency physician - shares a firsthand account of repeated trips to the pediatric emergency room before imaging helped corr
Lyme disease is one of the most common vector-borne diseases in the United States, affecting over 300,000 people annually between June and December. This case report describes a less common cardiac ma
Before the pandemic it was estimated that up to 10% of children visiting the ED were victims of child abuse or neglect. We must be on the lookout for these patients and have a high index of suspicion
It is estimated there are around 100,000 individuals living in the United States with sickle cell disease (SCD). Patients with sickle cell disease are predisposed to a variety of complications.
The most prevalent medical problems around the globe are in the sphere of headache disorders. Let's discuss the procedure, use, and relevance of Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) blockade in the abortive
Completing an EM intern year during the pandemic was...daunting. Along with seeing so much sadness these past months, every day I wonder – did I matter? Did I make a difference?