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Chest Pain and Answers It started about an hour ago,” he stammered. Sweating profusely and taking deep, splinted breaths between sentences, he described a great chest pain story. “Yeah, I'd say it's
Ovarian Torsion in the Pediatric Population It's the start of your afternoon community pediatrics shift and you are seeing a 7-year-old girl who started having acute RLQ pain followed by vomiting. Sh
Ultrasound-Based Risk Stratification of Patients with Acute PE An 85-year-old female with a history of hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presents with sudden onset of dys
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Helicobacter pylori: Underappreciated and Underdiagnosed In 1984, Dr. Barry Marshall, an Australian physician, ingested a petri dish known to contain Helicobacter pylori in an attempt to help prove h
Blue Leg The Patient A 46-year-old male presents to the emergency department complaining of excruciating right leg pain. The pain began with a mild aching the day prior to admission along with some d
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Diagnosing and Managing Shock From the March 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Diagnosis and Management of Shock in the Emergency Department.” Reprinted with permission. To access your EMRA
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X: The Toxidrome Note: Incorrect author information appeared in the print edition and has been corrected here. We apologize for the error and confusion. A 24-year-old female is brought into your ED b
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Evaluation of Acute Unexplained Crying in Infants From the March 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “A Systematic Approach to the Evaluation of Acute Unexplained Crying in Infants i
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In Shock: The Approach to Pediatric Sepsis Introduction and Sepsis Review Whether in a pediatric or adult patient, the physiologic process of sepsis remains the same. Sepsis is a systemic inflammator
Opinions and History on Laryngoscopy As Kleenex ® has evolved to relate to facial tissue, video laryngoscopy (VL) has become a descriptor for any use of a laryngoscope device with a video camera on i