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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.
A targeted look at the effects of radiation sickness and what measures to take for decontamination and initial treatment.
Meet three of your colleagues expanding medical care in Laos by becoming some of the first emergency medicine specialists in this developing country.
Fracture blisters on this patient's ankle resulted from a sock topped by a SAM splint that went through a 8.5-mile mule ride to get to an ambulance. Take in these pointers on handling such injuries an
This OTC anxiolytic might cause you a little anxiety in cases of overdose. Here's an overview on how to help affected patients.
About 1 in 5 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy will develop atrial fibrillation. Here's how to clue in to this underlying cause of the dysrhythmia when a patient presents to you in the ED.
The SEP-1 core measure instituted by CMS has been hotly debated. A new review of literature shows a lack of high-quality evidence to back up the specificity required in the sepsis bundle.
Blunt chest trauma may be more prevalent than you realize. Sharpen your clinical gestalt by understanding the most helpful diagnostic tools, such as troponin, EKG, and echocardiography.