Fri, 11/04/2016 - 6:45am

Antibiotic use in patients with upper GI bleeding and concomitant liver cirrhosis is standard of care. However, have you ever wondered where that recommendation comes from and what exactly the benefits are?

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Thu, 11/03/2016 - 8:45am

Planning your next trip to the Rocky Mountains? Treating patients on base camp of Mount Everest? Here are the high-yield basics of High Altitude Illness including Acute Mountain Sickness, High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE), and High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE).

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Wed, 11/02/2016 - 6:44am

Case: 55 year old female with unknown medical history presents to the Emergency Department by EMS after having a seizure. Prior to the seizure the patient was found "acting strangely" and agitated outside on her street.

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Tue, 11/01/2016 - 6:42am

Acute compartment syndrome is a surgical emergency. Beyond clinical findings, measurements of compartment pressures are an important adjunct to making the diagnosis.

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Mon, 10/31/2016 - 11:28am

Excited delirium syndrome is a pathophysiologic progression that Emergency Medicine physicians are exposed to daily.

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