Browsing: Cardiology

Blunt chest trauma may be more prevalent than you realize. Sharpen your clinical gestalt by understanding the most helpful diagnostic tools, such as troponin, EKG, and echocardiography.
An 87-year-old female presents with generalized weakness for the past several days after a recent increase in her diuretic medication by her cardiologist.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection and Takotsubo syndrome rarely occur in the same patient at the same time - but when that patient appears, will you be able to act decisively?
Naloxone is a potent opioid receptor antagonist with an excellent safety profile and ability to reverse opioid-associated respiratory depression. Is it as effective when you're faced with patients in
While there are a number of quantitative and qualitative assessments that can be used to evaluate right heart function, 2 measurements in particular can help differentiate acute versus chronic right h
As the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation becomes more prevalent, emergency physicians should understand the history of ECMO, how it works, when it's indicated, and what role it plays in the e
Point-of-care ultrasound potentially saved a life in this case of cardiac tamponade in a patient with end-stage renal disease.
A 62-year-old female presents with 1 hour of crushing substernal chest pain. What is your interpretation of this EKG?