Browsing: Infectious Disease

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
Social EMpathy is a working group of medical students, residents, and faculty interested in social emergency medicine working together to organize initiatives in social EM topics. As part of Social E
Emergency physicians have watched with excitement the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines. However, while we were watching the rapid scientific development, there was a concurrent wave of misguided
With patients and physicians becoming more familiar and dependent on the option of telehealth, it seems likely it will be here to stay in some form, even after the pandemic.
Every April, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) observes National Minority Health Month to highlight the importance of improving the health of racial and ethnic minorities and reducing health dis
West Nile Virus is the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental United States. This case report examines a case of headache, weakness, and gait ataxia in a 63-year-old male, with the
Supply chain disruption during the COVID-19 pandemic forced healthcare systems to look for alternative ways to meet dramatically increased demand for personal protective equipment. This paper outlines
After months of working on the front lines, emergency medicine attending physicians, residents, and medical students are all familiar with the routines of the COVID-19 pandemic. They work under the we
Recently, a series of case reports have described the effect of COVID-19 on myocardial and pericardial tissue. It appears the majority of cases of myocarditis, pericarditis, and pericardial effusions