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One of the most common fractures seen in the ED - and one of the most painful to manipulate and reduce prior to splinting. This nerve block can help.
Consider pulmonary hypertension when evaluating patients with shortness of breath because this condition is under-diagnosed and can be easily missed. Follow this case to clue in.
Sweet! Cool! Oh ... The popular food or drink enhancement tactic of adding liquid nitrogen can have alarming effects - possibly fatal.
In this patient, bedside transthoracic echocardiography was key to discovering the cause of chest pain and shortness of breath.
The ICU-ROX study, designed as the largest RCT of mechanically ventilated ICU patients, investigates whether conservative oxygen therapy could reduce mortality. Are the results enough to tip the scale
This review article was trying to take another look at the impact of epinephrine, especially its impact on meaningful neurologic survival, to see if the debates launched by the PARAMEDIC-2 trial were
Can vitamin C benefit patients with sepsis-related ARDS? Take a look at the evidence from the CITRIS-ALI study before you take a stance in this ongoing debate.
In 2019, EM Resident magazine won national honors, welcomed more new authors than in any previous year, and raised the bar for content. This is a look at the most-read material of the year.
Sometimes a clinical trial shows no statistical differences yet can help to illuminate best practices. Count the ESETT Trial as one of them.
Moderate therapeutic hypothermia could be another tool in treating cardiac arrest patients. But how much should a patient be cooled? The HYPERION Trial doesn't resolve that debate.