Browsing: February 2019

A 52-year-old male presents to the ED with chest pain. What is your interpretation of his EKG?
What is our role as physicians in confronting the intersection of politics and health? We must be willing to engage in honest dialogue and consider politics as a part of medicine. Enter the debate ove
Test your knowledge with these questions from PEER.
A 22-year-old vaccinated male with no past medical history presents to an ED in South Texas with a rash to his right inner thigh for 3 days. He reports the rash started as a large red bump, progressin
Pacemaker malfunctions are a not-infrequent reason for an emergency department evaluation. As a result, there is a wide differential into the underlying potential etiologies.
The use of exogenous steroids in septic shock is a controversial issue with inconsistent data on mortality to date. Several studies examine sepsis treatment. What does the evidence show?
If you ask people who frequent music festivals, concerts, and clubs, they’ll tell you MDMA (aka ecstasy or molly) is a safe drug. If you see the results of MDMA toxicity, you might disagree.
There's a monumental problem in how patients are billed for emergency visits. It's called surprise billing - and it's definitely not a good surprise.
Physicians need to feel confident in their ability to critically appraise new research. But it's not always easy, especially with an ever-increasing body of knowledge.