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As protests have turned violent in response to the death of George Floyd, riot control agents have gained national attention. Exposures are now commonplace, and it's important for emergency physicians
The Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial (ACTT), while controversial, is the first major trial to suggest benefit from remdesivir for hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Unfortunately, study results don't sh
In the quest to conquer sepsis, a new randomized controlled trial has tested hydrocortisone, vitamin C, and thiamine as a treatment.
Most antibiotics in use today fall into just 10 categories - but there are more than 100,000 known antibiotic-resistance genes spanning almost every known antibiotic class. Yet the rate of development
Nearly every aspect of patient care — from triage to discharge, from documentation to intubation — has been revised in an effort to streamline care of COVID-19 patients. Concerns around minimizing pro
The first RCT studying the use of dexamethasone in ARDS shows promise for the emergency medicine setting.
A 33-year-old male presents to the emergency department because of palpitations. He reports a history of similar episodes in the past that always respond to adenosine. What is your interpretation of t
Although high-pressure injection injuries may only leave small superficial wounds, they can create widespread multilayer soft tissue injuries, deep-space infections, and lead to compartment syndrome.
When patient wishes are unknown, strongly consider the risks and benefits of aggressive resuscitation in geriatric patients, as aggressive resuscitation has been shown to lead to worse outcomes in the
Juvenile dermatomyositis is a treatable idiopathic inflammatory myopathy that causes progressive proximal muscle weakness and characteristic dermatologic phenomena. Without treatment, there is signifi