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Subarachnoid hemorrhage is a terrifying, relatively frequent cause of intracranial bleeding. It has a significant degree of morbidity and mortality - and therefore is a can't-miss diagnosis.
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
Management of a pregnant trauma patient can be challenging, you must be aware of the anatomical and physiological changes of pregnancy in addition to the clinical implications these changes have in a
Although high-pressure injection injuries may only leave small superficial wounds, they can create widespread multilayer soft tissue injuries, deep-space infections, and lead to compartment syndrome.
Investigate the pressure of this tangled case of a patient with a limb-threatening injury at first discharged home in the absence of a fracture.
A targeted look at the effects of radiation sickness and what measures to take for decontamination and initial treatment.
If a patient presents with recent trauma, neck pain, headache or neck manipulation with signs or symptoms of stroke, cervical artery dissection should be considered.
Trauma is the leading cause of death for people ages 46 and younger in the U.S. - yet up to 20% of trauma deaths are potentially survivable. Can the use of low titer Group O whole blood improve outcom
It's becoming more common to use thromboelastography and rotational thromboelastometry in the ED. What's your comfort level with TEG and ROTEM?
Emergency physicians need to know what types of injuries can result from explosions. Start by understanding the 4 categories of blast injuries.