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Is epinephrine a safe and effective treatment for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? The PARAMEDIC2 trial offers evidence.
Sick sinus syndrome, rather than being a single specific disease, is a collection of disorders that add up to trouble for the sinus node.
Hypoglycemia in pediatric patients can be described as the lupus of metabolic disorders. It can be hard to differentiate if hypoglycemia is causing symptoms or is the result of an underlying problem.
Ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysms are almost uniformly fatal. What can you do to provide the early detection and treatment that can offer hope of survival?
Up to 5% of the population has a right superior lobe bronchus arising directly from the trachea proximal to the carina. It can cause complications with airway management if unrecognized, and can be th
ACEP18 bore witness to an incredible SimWars competitions! With creative cases, sharp competitors, and hilarious actors, this year’s contest delivered a new level of simulation competition.
The eye is a critical organ in our everyday life. When a patient presents to the ED with an eye emergency, it's crucial to quickly assess whether their vision is at risk - and take action to preserve
A male in his mid-40s presents with sore throat, difficulty breathing, vocal change, and drooling. He appears anxious and uncomfortable; initial vitals show a febrile, tachycardic patient.
A 72-year-old female presents with exertional syncope for the past several days. What is your interpretation of her EKG?
Exertional rhabdomyolysis is a pathologic condition caused by muscle breakdown. It is a rare condition but one that can cause significant morbidity and mortality among athletes.