Mon, 11/28/2016 - 5:39am

The acute medical management of an upper GI bleed from peptic ulcer bleeding includes both hallmark and emerging medical therapies with which any Emergency Physician should be intimately familiar.

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Sun, 11/27/2016 - 6:41am

A high-yield review of the past week on EMDaily.

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Sat, 11/26/2016 - 6:45am

During a preseason exhibition game of this NFL season, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo suffered a compression fracture of his lumbar spine against the Seattle Seahawks. While this was not a season-ending injury for Romo, the veteran quarterback lost his starting position to the exceptional play of rookie quarterback Dak Prescott during his absence. Also included in this post is key pearls about a Chance fracture, another important fracture of the thoracic/lumbar spine!

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Fri, 11/25/2016 - 6:45am

Succinylcholine and its use during rapid sequence intubation in the pediatric population remains controversial. Here is a brief review of where that controversy comes from!

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Thu, 11/24/2016 - 6:50am

Happy Thanksgiving from EMDaily!

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Wed, 11/23/2016 - 6:32am

Case: An 8 year old girl presents to the Emergency Department with the feeling of shortness of breath. Onset was soon after a meal and her parents state that she may have choked on something.

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Tue, 11/22/2016 - 6:54am

How propranolol works to combat thyroid storm physiology, made simple.

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Mon, 11/21/2016 - 6:12am

The rare diagnosis of thyroid storm can be difficult to distinguish between thyrotoxicosis. Use the Burch-Wartofsky scoring system to help identify patients with thyroid storm! A score >45 is highly suggestive of thyroid storm.

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Sun, 11/20/2016 - 6:51am

A high-yield review of the past week on EMDaily.

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Sat, 11/19/2016 - 6:45am

There are an estimated 25 million golfers in the United States. Every time they step onto the course they spend hours walking in the sun and placing stress on their backs and nearly every joint in their bodies.

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