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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?
The most common cause of torsades de pointes is acquired prolongation in the QT interval because of medication. Treating it may require pharmacologic pacing or, in some circumstances, mechanical pacin
STEMI equivalents represent coronary occlusion without meeting the traditional STE criteria. It's important important to recognize these patterns in a timely fashion.
A 54-year-old male with a history of hypertension presents to the ED with palpitations. What is your interpretation of his EKG?
A 52-year-old male presents to the ED with chest pain. What is your interpretation of his EKG?