Browsing: Infectious Disease

Lyme disease is one of the most common vector-borne diseases in the United States, affecting over 300,000 people annually between June and December. This case report describes a less common cardiac ma
Completing an EM intern year during the pandemic was...daunting. Along with seeing so much sadness these past months, every day I wonder – did I matter? Did I make a difference?
Include excipient lung disease (ELD) in the differential diagnosis when evaluating and treating a patient with a history of intravenous drug use presenting with respiratory failure and typical finding
Navigating uncertainty through challenging times has been a hallmark of the past year, and it became even more apparent in the spring with the release of the report about the changing EM workforce. We
Although it is rare, it is important to recognize C. canimorsus sepsis, as it is associated with high mortality rate and the patient can deteriorate rapidly.
The impact COVID-19 has had on our personal and professional livelihood cannot be taken lightly. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have focused our efforts on protecting our patients, our loved
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
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
Clinical knowledge regarding how the COVID-19 virus affects children is still evolving. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) can be approached in the same way as a Kawasaki-Like Hyper