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In the midst of a global pandemic, with worsening COVID-19 case numbers in the United States, the fair and equitable allocation of limited health care resources poses a challenge. How can clinicians p
As much of the U.S. experiences a resurgence of COVID-19 cases heading into the height of summer, research continues at a brisk pace. Can dexamethasone - a relatively inexpensive, commonly prescribed
A 46-year-old male with a history of hypertension presents with palpitations and lightheadedness. What is your interpretation of the ECG?
Placement of an ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous line (USPIV) is a common and relatively safe procedure. Don't fall into bad habits that lead to unsuccessful placement. Review the most common
Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) can often be first diagnosed and recognized in an ED setting, both as a primary and incidental finding. Let's review a typical presentation and the unique pathology and s
Since the dawn of time, biological life has been affected by the extremes of temperature. Wars have been won and lost due to the devastation brought on by hypothermia. Accidental hypothermia remains a
Malaria is a potentially life-threatening disease caused by the Plasmodium parasite. Symptoms usually present 1–4 weeks after infection but can present months to years later depending on the species.
Nerve agents are one of the most terrifying weapons of war. With many direct pathophysiologic effects, the psychological terror they instill is often the intent of their use. Emergency medicine provid
Challenges with health care literacy, lack of insurance, and simple human fear can sometimes lead patients to delay seeking help - or even deny a problem exists. Tread lightly to offer the best care i
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