Summer = the beach here in NJ and with the beach season comes marine envenomations. Luckily, the most common jellyfish found here in NJ is the moon jelly which causes little to no sting. But any jellyfish conversation in EM should include a discussion of Irukandji Syndrome - so here are your quick facts.
While the scuba diving decompression illnesses of decompression sickness and arterial gas embolism are treated the same, the pathophysiology and presentation are different.
This three-minute video could help you one day save a life while hiking! It demonstrates how you can obtain and use additional doses of epinephrine from a single use epinephrine auto-injector in an emergency situation in which there would be a delay to definitive medical care.
As the weather warms in most parts of the country, we need to begin including tickborne illnesses on our differentials. Read below for a quick summary of some of the most common tickborne illnesses.