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Emergency department volumes dropped precipitously during the COVID-19 pandemic. This isn't a good thing, as studies are now showing the alarming effects when patients delay or forego healthcare. As v
The data and support for veno-arterial ECMO for cardiac arrest after massive pulmonary embolism is still lacking, but if your institution has the resource, this systematic review shows it may be worth
Symptomatic hyponatremia is a commonly encountered electrolyte abnormality in the emergency department. Treatment generally consists of 3% hypertonic saline therapy. But is a rapid intermittent bolus
A nationwide registry has shown targeted temperature management at a lower core temperature led to significantly better neurologic outcomes and survival at 30 days in patients with moderately severe p
In critically ill adult patients, heart rate and body temperature go hand-in-hand: as fever takes hold, the heart beats faster. In febrile and tachycardic patients, the heart rate should be evaluated
In a typical year, medical students commissioned in the United States Army, applying to match in emergency medicine, prepare to visit and interview at four programs spread across the country. This was
When COVID-19 disrupted their medical training, medical students around the nation sought ways to help, from forming childcare networks to organizing drives for personal protective equipment. This art
This Critical Care Alert examines a study of VA-ECMO on survival and predictors of mortality in patients who suffered massive pulmonary embolism-related cardiac arrest.
Whether waiting to unload a patient at the hospital or sitting in the ambulance after clearing a call, EMTs and paramedics (and increasingly social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician