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The evidence surrounding ECPR continues to build. In this study, investigators demonstrated a 31.5% survival rate with favorable 180-day neurological outcome with ECPR in patients who suffered out-of-
Ultrasound is a powerful tool in the emergency department for the estimation of left ventricular ejection fractions. E-Point Septal Separation is a good way to obtain these measurements, but what if t
Post-resuscitation shock occurs in 50-70% of patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, and this study provides evidence that norepinephrine is likely a preferable vasopressor to epinephrine in po
The COVID-19 pandemic significantly lowered ED patient volumes, resulting in decreased hours for emergency physicians and a difficult job market. Could the current fee-for-service reimbursement model
The need for a central line is commonplace in the emergency department and critical care units. When deciding which of the three typical sites (internal jugular, femoral, and subclavian) to choose for
The crisis in Ukraine has created a pivotal time for emergency physicians to provide the right type of aid and, eventually, help bolster EM education and practice within Ukrainian health care.
A 67-year-old male with a PMH of HTN, HLD, DM, and COPD presents to the emergency department due sudden chest discomfort. What is your interpretation of his ECG?
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) remains the most common tachyarrhythmia in children. But the presenting symptoms of SVT can vary dramatically, even within similar age groups, posing a tremendous ch
Isolated traumatic gallbladder injury is extremely rare and must be thoroughly evaluated due to the complications associated with traumatic gallbladder injury.
Esophageal rupture is a rare condition that is recognized as one of the most fatal gastrointestinal injuries. Time to diagnosis is an independent predictor of mortality in acute esophageal rupture mak