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Finding the Invisible: Using Ultrasound to Combat Fournier's Case A 77-year-old male with coronary artery disease, diabetes, and a recent left femoral neck fracture is sent to the ED for non-resolvin
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Mosquito-Borne Illnesses: Malaria, Dengue, and West Nile Virus From the May 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Department Management of Mosquito-Borne Illness: Malaria, Dengue, and
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Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Sedation In the emergency department, we perform minor surgical procedures and invasive tests on children every day. Intravenous procedural sedation is often used to facil
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The Pediatric Airway Clinical Scenario You are working an overnight shift at a single-coverage emergency department, when EMS calls ahead with a pediatric medical alert. They are three minutes out wi
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Collecting Better Data for Better Care As new interns embark on the path towards becoming EM physicians, many may be surprised (and sometimes frustrated) to realize the sheer volume of patients who m
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Critical Care Research Database - 2015 Edition This research database is a comprehensive resource through which students, residents and fellows can develop a sound understanding of major topics in th
Bullet Points: Penetrating Neck Trauma A 57-year-old female is brought in to the emergency department after sustaining a gunshot wound to the right face. Initial assessment reveals facial swelling an
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Does TXA MATTER When Your Patients CRASH? A Summary of 2 Seminal Studies of Tranexamic Acid in Trauma The past decade has ushered in significant advances in the care of patients with traumatic injuri
Rash and Fever The Patient A 12-day-old healthy male is brought to the emergency department by his parents because of a blistering groin rash and fever that started 24 hours ago. His Tmax over that t
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Pediatric Ovarian Torsion From the July 2012 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Diagnosing and Managing Ovarian and Adnexal Torsion in Children.” Reprinted with permission. To access y