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Ventilator alarms can be the first sign of an acute process and should be addressed immediately. It’s important to understand basic troubleshooting and move beyond DOPES when managing vent alarms.
Go beyond the classically considered androgenic hormones. This review describes some of the non-steroidal PEDs of abuse that may present to the emergency department setting and potential challenges in
A 53-year-old male with unknown past medical history presents by EMS after a syncopal episode, acute shortness of breath, chest pain, and altered mental status. His initial vital signs are notable for
This condition typically presents acutely as a subcutaneous band on the dorsal penis, often accompanied by pain. The prevalence is estimated to be approximately 1.4%, but it's thought to be under-repo
Rib fractures - what a pain. Look into this regional nerve block that can help affected patients in your ED.
Investigate the pressure of this tangled case of a patient with a limb-threatening injury at first discharged home in the absence of a fracture.
Released in October 2019, CRASH-3 is the latest trial exploring the benefits of tranexamic acid, this time in traumatic brain injury. The bottom line: TXA hasn't been shown to reduce mortality.
This specialty is ideal for emergency medicine and about ready to take off. Read on to get a grounded understanding of what it's like to care for patients extraterrestrially.
Can participation in sports programs reduce the chances of delinquent behavior in school-age children? A sports medicine fellow weighs in.
A 22-year-old male with a history of sickle cell disease is brought to the ED by police after he was found altered and naked outside on a rainy night.