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Antidysrhythmic drugs are broadly categorized into Vaughan-Williams classifications, and their effects should be carefully noted.
Recognizing alpha 2-agonist overdose and distinguishing it from other etiologies of bradycardia and hypotension is critically important.
With the wide-ranging presentations seen among COVID-19 patients, it can be easy to miss other conditions.
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.
Nerve agents are one of the most terrifying weapons of war. With many direct pathophysiologic effects, the psychological terror they instill is often the intent of their use. Emergency medicine provid
Although spider bite is a common complaint in the ED, systemic loxoscelism is a rare and deadly consequence of undiagnosed brown recluse bites. Use the NOT RECLUSE mnemonic to keep from missing it.
As protests have turned violent in response to the death of George Floyd, riot control agents have gained national attention. Exposures are now commonplace, and it's important for emergency physicians
Accidental poisonings account for nearly 70,000 pediatric visits to the ED every year. Which ingestions might be fatal, even at small doses? How will you know what to check in an asymptomatic patient?
We're pleased to introduce Wes Priddy, MD, assistant vice chair of the EMRA Toxicology Committee, 2020-2021.
We're pleased to introduce Michael Simpson, MD, chair-elect of the EMRA Toxicology Committee, 2020-2021.