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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
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.
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
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.
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
A grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has helped ACEP, ABEM, CORD, and EMRA develop a curriculum for emergency medicine residency programs. Learn how to help recog
A climate assessment from November 2018 comprehensively measured the current and projected state of climate change and its effects on human health. It found what we as emergency physicians should alre