Browsing: October 2018

Test your knowledge with these questions from PEER.
Dizziness is the third most common complaint reported in the ED. Asking the right questions and teasing out the details of this vague complaint can lead to proper management and reduced negative outco
The best treatment for heat-related illnesses is public education and prevention. How can you help from your ED?
Ocular swelling in children is a common complaint. But that doesn't mean the etiology is always common - or benign.
Crowded, busy emergency departments seem susceptible to an increased risk of slip-and-fall accidents that keep administrators awake at night. But does the evidence bear out this assumption?
Bleach can be found in most homes and workplaces across America. This broad, easy availability makes it a candidate for potentially toxic ingestions. When should you assess for structural damage?
Overcrowding in the emergency department can be a significant barrier to delivering efficient and high-quality care, but the impact on delivering equitable health care is less commonly discussed. Imp
Knowing the differences between the pediatric and adult ECG will help you distinguish potentially life-threatening abnormalities from a normal pediatric ECG.
The degree to which contrast media is directly responsible for the development of acute kidney injury is hotly debated.
With current trends toward increased boarding time in the ED, emergency care has become a multi-stage event that encompasses a lot more than procedures and decision trees.