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A 3-month-old female born at 37 weeks via vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery presented as a referral to the emergency department from an outpatient imaging center after obtaining a computed tomography (
The most effective medical education is designed with specific learners in mind. Using that as a guiding principle, the emergency medicine faculty and residents at Doctors Hospital came up with an eng
A 44-year-old male presents to the ED with intermittent chest pain for 2 weeks, worse with exertion, and resolves with rest. He is currently symptom free. What is your interpretation of his EKG?
Evolving EMS protocols impact the care patients receive before they present to the ED, so emergency physicians should stay up-to-date on these changes in order to offer high-quality integrated care.
The etiologies of small bowel obstructions may vary between underdeveloped and developed nations, but the presenting signs and symptoms of an acute bowel obstruction are similar. When it occurs in a r
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
An important question still being researched is how much rest to prescribe after a concussion. With the advent of active rehabilitation, along with other techniques, we can better manage our concussio
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.