Browsing: November 2017

It's Getting HOT in Here! A Review of Serotonin Syndrome You are called to evaluate a 74-year-old woman who was found by her daughter, confused and unable to get out of bed. The patient's only medica
Congratulations new EMRA Board Leaders! Zach Jarou, MD President president@emra.org Denver Health @zachjarou At any given moment, Zach Jarou's to-do list is filled with everything from presenting at
ECG Challenge - Nov 2017 Case. A 71-year-old male presents with exertional syncope. What do you see in the following ECGs (taken 4 minutes apart)? Answer Image 1. This ECG shows an atrial rate of ~78
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Program Director Interview Series: Sorabh Khandelwal, MD | The Ohio State University College of Medicine Sorabh Khandelwal, MD, is the residency program director at The Ohio State University College
Reflection on the Charlottesville Rally Amid growing controversy surrounding the existence of confederate statues in present-day America, a rally in protest of the removal of two such statues thrust
Diagnose this Condition The Case. A 31-year-old male presents to the emergency department with a chief complaint of “rash to both legs.” Three weeks ago, the patient's vehicle was stuck in the sand
Tamponade and Valvular Catastrophe: TTE in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient A 70-year-old man with a history of coronary artery disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes is brought to t
Who Ya Gonna Call?! A Primer on Left Ventricular Assist Device Emergencies Background Patients with end-stage systolic heart failure (defined as New York Heart Association Class IV or Ejection Fracti
Board Review Questions: December 2017 NEW! PEER IX QUESTIONS NOW AVAILABLE! PEER (Physician's Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP's gold standard in self-assessment and e
Management of Shock: Bedside Assessment of Cardiac Output A 75-year-old male with a past medical history of congestive heart failure, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and coronary artery disease pres