Browsing: Infectious Disease

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
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves in 2021, major EM groups have once again stepped up to provide a unified roadmap to the away rotation and eSLOE process. Class of 2022, your training may look differe
While Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a well-known and feared cause of septic arthritis, P. aeruginosa needs to be considered by the emergency physician when caring for an IV dru
There are many perspectives available and early data to guide management of COVID-19 patients who present with respiratory failure. This article will review practice-altering data and the approach use
The ideal oxygenation goal in patients with acute respiratory failure in the ICU remains unclear. The HOT ICU trial seeks to provide insight.
Originally designed for use in rheumatoid arthritis, tocilizumab is being considered as a potential therapeutic agent to treat COVID-19.
While much is still left to be known about COVID-19, research has supported the theory that an excessive host inflammatory response is responsible for much of the morbidity and mortality seen by the d
A recent study investigated COVID-19's impact on hospital visits. Patient volume plummeted - disproportionately affecting populations that already struggle with systemic inequities in healthcare.
With levels of COVID increasing globally, the full impact of the pandemic on the mental health of frontline workers is still to be determined. This study sought to assess emergency medicine (EM) physi