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Include excipient lung disease (ELD) in the differential diagnosis when evaluating and treating a patient with a history of intravenous drug use presenting with respiratory failure and typical finding
The role of corticosteroids in severe infections, sepsis and ARDS has been a constantly evolving discussion and remains controversial. The recent APROCCHSs, ADRENAL and DEXA-ARDS along with other prio
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening form of respiratory failure characterized by massive inflammation leading to pulmonary edema, decruitment of alveoli, and hypoxemia. De
Lung injuries associated with electronic cigarettes (aka vaping) are on the rise, especially among teens. With a higher risk of addiction and weaker regulations, vaping can be cause for concern.
The largest coordinated mobilization of medical students in the country in the face of an unprecedented pandemic begins.
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to develop, the CDC has released interim guidelines that all emergency physicians should note.
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.
Although asphyxiant exposure is a relatively uncommon phenomenon, it is important to keep in mind when evaluating an altered patient or a patient who has been found down, particularly in industrial or
Foreign body aspiration is a frequent complaint in the ED. Finding the culprit, however, is not always straightforward.