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Retained foreign bodies are not uncommon in emergency medicine, but this case presented unusual circumstances as the patient had consulted a Reiki master for a regimen of colon cleansing.
Accidental poisonings account for nearly 70,000 pediatric visits to the ED every year. Which ingestions might be fatal, even at small doses? How will you know what to check in an asymptomatic patient?
The global hyper-awareness from exposure to 24/7 news and social media has left many people wanting to get more involved in medical missions. How can you make the most of a medical mission?
Can prophylactic antibiotics affect the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?
Are you tired of sheltering in place during the coronavirus pandemic? Disgruntled with the same 4 walls and familiar faces that mark your experience with COVID-19? An emergency physician wants you to
Overwhelming volume and acuity, an alarming lack of PPE, the anguish of seeing your patients die alone, the jarring incongruence of layoffs and salary cuts - COVID-19 brings with it a major threat to
Since clerkships were disrupted by a global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, medical students got creative. Contributing to health care during the COVID-19 crisis of 2020 has taken many forms for those not yet at
Everyone in emergency medicine prepares for emergencies. But the COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges on a different scale and of a different nature. Graduating residency and entering the profession
The largest coordinated mobilization of medical students in the country in the face of an unprecedented pandemic begins.
As media and social media coverage is increasing when it comes to coronavirus, here are the facts to help bust a few myths that are circulating.