Wed, 05/30/2018 - 7:52am

A 62 yo male presents with hip pain

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Tue, 05/29/2018 - 4:03pm

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign has published a 2018 update to their guidelines for sepsis care. The new recommendations have sparked major controversy in the emergency medicine, critical care, and infectious disease communities. Read on for a brief summary of the most controversial points and links to further reading!

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Mon, 05/28/2018 - 12:06am

You're working in your new hospital without ObGyn coverage and your triage nurse informs you that "there is a woman bleeding up front...she looks pregnant." You begin to run a differential through your head of what that problem could be. Read on below for diagnoses to consider.

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Sat, 05/26/2018 - 12:07am

A 40 year old male with history of Marfan's Syndrome comes in with sudden onset shortness of breath preceded by tearing chest pain. He is tachycardic to 120, blood pressure is 80/40, patient is tachypneic with increased work of breathing.

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Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:06am

Find out why the RV needs more love in this video by John Greenwood. 

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Thu, 05/24/2018 - 6:00am
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 7:00am

A 13 yo F presents to the ED with R elbow pain after falling off the top of a cheerleading pyramid. 

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Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:19pm

This week's post comes courtesy of our ED pharmacist Rachel Rafeq. Surprise! Metronidazole is no longer first line therapy for c-diff infections! Check out this handy table for the updated guidelines from the Infectious Disease Society of America for the latest treatment regimens

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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:29am

While we aren't dentists, it's very common to encouter ED patients with dental complaints. Dental blocks are a very useful tool in the care of patients with not only dental pain, but can also be used to anesthesize certain areas of the face for laceration repairs. Read on below for a guide on the different types of blocks.

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Sat, 05/19/2018 - 8:25am

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