Thu, 08/10/2017 - 6:21am

Have you considered using ultrasound to diagnose pneumonia in children?   This week for his critically appraised topic, Dr. Michael Coletta researched whether point-of-care ultrasound is a better imaging study for diagnosing pediatric pneumonia than chest xray.  Read ahead for the details....  

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Wed, 08/09/2017 - 6:00am

A 53 yo female presents with acute onset of sharp abdominal pain 

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Tue, 08/08/2017 - 1:05am

A college baseball player presents to your ED with right arm pain, which is worse with elevation of his arm (especially while throwing baseball) and has progressively worsened over past two weeks. He comes to your ED because of increased arm swelling and numbness in arm over past two days. Could this be thoracic outlet syndrome??

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Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:00am

Back to Basics: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)

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Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:06am
Thu, 08/03/2017 - 6:54am

Education for all EM providers about the ongoing opioid epidemic is paramount.  This week during conference a member of the DEA educated us on the opioid epidemic and discussed some strategies and initiatives for prevention.  Read ahead for the highlights: 

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Wed, 08/02/2017 - 6:00am

A 48 year old male was the restrained driver in a high-speed motor vehicle collision with a tree.

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Tue, 08/01/2017 - 6:43am

The classic intraoral technique for the reduction of a mandibular dislocation requires significant force and sedation, but what if you could preform the reduction without requiring either?

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Sun, 07/30/2017 - 8:00am

A high yield review of this week's posts!

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Sat, 07/29/2017 - 3:22pm

You are taking medical command when you receive a call from an ALS unit. They are picking up a 33 y/o male with unknown medical history from the beach for a witnessed seizure and confusion.

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