The Ocular Anticholinergic Crisis

The Ocular Anticholinergic Crisis

Tox Call

A startling episode with an inconsolable, hallucinating two year old highlights a rare ocular emergency

Prophylactic Antibiotics for Epistaxis

Prophylactic Antibiotics for Epistaxis

Where’s the Evidence?

While the majority of cases do not require medical attention, epistaxis remains a common presenting complaint in the ED

Upstairs Downstairs

Upstairs Downstairs

Director's Corner

How many clinical shifts does your chair need to work in order to stay current with the department?

Five-Year-Old With Dysuria, Abdominal Pain and Incontinence

Five-Year-Old With Dysuria, Abdominal Pain and Incontinence

Soundings

New patient is a 5-year-old male with a history of recurrent UTIs

Sudden Illness After Dental Procedure

Sudden Illness After Dental Procedure

Visual Dx

A 28-year-old male presents to the ED with a chief complaint of chest pain, coughing and shortness of breath

Bicep Tendon Rupture

Bicep Tendon Rupture

The Popeye Sign

A 45-year-old-male presents with sudden onset of pain and significant swelling to his right arm

Leaving Las Vegas... Hopefully

Leaving Las Vegas... Hopefully

By Greg Henry, MD

Notes on the human condition, the laws of thermodynamics, and spandex

Understanding ACEP’s Clinical Policy on Seizures

Understanding ACEP’s Clinical Policy on Seizures

ACEP's 2014 Seizure Guidelines

Dr. Rhonda Cadena, a neurointensivist and emergency physician educator at UNC, breaks down the critical updates

Mid-Level Providers

Mid-Level Providers

Who they are, what they do, and why they’re changing emergency medicine

How to make sense of the puzzle and improve your practice

When Patients Lie

When Patients Lie

How to Spot Deception, What You Can Do, and Why it Matters

Accusing anyone of lying is serious business, but when that person is your patient, the stakes are even higher

Raves and Saves

Raves and Saves

Advanced Emergency Management at Mass Gatherings

EM is crucial at drug-fueled electronic dance festivals, like this month’s Electric Zoo in New York  

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Review by Alisa Hayes M.D.
Column organized by Evan Schwarz M.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
Division of Emergency Medicine

 
Citation: Spiro DM, Tay K, et al.  Wait-and-see prescription for the treatment of acute otitis media:  a randomized controlled trial.  JAMA. Sept 2006;296(10):1235-1241. by Dr. Alisa Hayes

Review by Chet Schrader
Column organized by Evan Schwarz
Washington University in St. Louis
Division of Emergency Medicine
 
Citation:
Institute of Medicine.  IOM Report:  the future of emergency care in the United States health system.  Acad Emerg Med.  Oct 2006;13(10):1081-1085.
 
Review by Dana Hendry, MD
edited by Evan Schwarz,
Washington University Emergency
Medicine Residency Program MD

Citation:
Bradley EH, Herrin J, et al.  Strategies for reducing the door-to-balloon time in acute myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med. Nov 2006; 355(22): 2308-2320.


Review by Jose Vega, MD
Column Organized by Evan Schwarz, MD
Division of Emergency Medicine
Washington University
 
Citation: 
Thomsen TW et al.  Arthocentesis of the Knee.  The New England Journal of Medicine 2006; 354:e19.
Review by Ryan Petersen, MD
Column organized by Evan Schwarz, MD
Division of Emergency Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis
 
Citation:
Kales SN, Christiani DC. Acute chemical emergencies. N Engl J Med. Feb 2004;350(8):800-808.

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