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Emergency physicians are in a unique position to recognize human trafficking, as the emergency department may be the first or only contact a victim has with the medical community. This is why it is im
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In 2018, statistics show 15,605 children and adolescents were conīŦrmed victims of physical abuse in the United States. It is vital to ensure a safe disposition for pediatric patients, as further harm
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One of our nation's greatest health challenges is the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus, which is expected to swell by more than 50% by 2035. Many of these diabetic patients will lack both primar
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Protests have become a more common occurrence in 2020, and emergency physicians are seeing an increase in riot-related injuries in their hospitals. Become familiar with the weapons in the tactical and
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Environmental catastrophes bring patients into the ED who are uniquely vulnerable, such as individuals without homes, the uninsured, and other marginalized populations. Health professionals should not
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Hernias with loss of domain are often a consequence of poor access to surgical care and require extensive planning and management. This case of scrotal hernia illustrates how health care disparities a
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There is increasing recognition in the house of medicine that climate change is not just an issue for scientists and politicians, but for our patients.
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This is a unique case of Lemierre's syndrome in a person who injects drugs (PWID) without a history of recent oropharyngeal infection or the presence of a central venous catheter.
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Patient safety has been a prime issue in health care since the 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report To Err is Human, which led to adverse event tracking and quality improvement measures in almost e
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Reports of Intimate Partner Violence have significantly increased since mandated stay-at-home orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In this setting, how can you be attuned to patients at ris