Doxycycline

Doxycycline

Rx Pad

The drug of Summer in the Southeast

Enough with the ED Rituals

Enough with the ED Rituals

Rick's Reviews

Why are we still engaging in unnecessary treatments that have no evidence to back them up?

Protecting the Intubated Patient

Protecting the Intubated Patient

Clinical Focus

While much focus is put on intubation, post-intubation ventilator management is arguably just as critical

Venomous Complications

Venomous Complications

Tox Call

How to recognize and appropriately manage a dangerous snakebite

Beware of the Dog

Beware of the Dog

Oh Henry

Sometimes it takes an old dog to teach you new tricks

Put Up or Shut Up

Put Up or Shut Up

Night Shift

"...eventually I realized that I needed to practice what I was preaching"

In Sepsis, Fluid Choice Matters

In Sepsis, Fluid Choice Matters

Resuscitation

During a large-volume sepsis resuscitation, your choice of fluids could mean the difference between life, death and dialysis

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altA 2-year-old child is brought to the ED on a cold December evening by frantic parents one hour after swallowing several mistletoe berries at home. The parents had placed the mistletoe plant over the door entryway secured by a piece of scotch tape. During a large family holiday gathering, the mistletoe fell to the floor causing the curious toddler to ingest several of the scattered berries.

altWhen kids present with lacerations, we have choices as to how to stitch them up. This journal club reviews the literature on the appropriate selection of sutures in children, and pits tissue adhesive head-to-head against adhesive strips.

altDon’t look now, but that gentle lapping at your toes is the first hint of the “silver tsunami” coming soon to an emergency department near you. Of the 313 million people currently living in the United States, 12% are over the age of 65 years, and one million are over 100 years old. More sobering, as of January 1, 2011, the first baby boomers started to qualify for Medicare.

altFor those of you who may have missed the most recent press release from the CDC on August 14th, the incidence of the potentially deadly West Nile Virus is back with a vengeance. 

altThink you know everything about the lowly abscess? Think again. New research suggests you might want to use ultrasound before you lance, and suture before you pack. 

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