Year-End Wrap Up: Just Do It!

Year-End Wrap Up: Just Do It!

Financial Consult

A swift kick in the pants to get smarter about your investment strategy in the new year

‘Tis the Season... to Donate to Your Hospital?

‘Tis the Season... to Donate to Your Hospital?

Director's Corner

Why you should consider donating to your hospital's foundation this season

Education Unplugged: In Defense of Paper

Education Unplugged: In Defense of Paper

The (Un) Wired ED

Physical medical reference books still hold an important place in many EPs’ hearts

A New Turn for Tourniquets

A New Turn for Tourniquets

Battle-Tested

Tactical tourniquets: new twists on old gear 

Diclegis: Drug Makes 30-Year Comeback

Diclegis: Drug Makes 30-Year Comeback

The Rx Pad

Class A morning sickness drug is back after 30-year absence due to junk lawsuits

The Rest is History (and Physical)

The Rest is History (and Physical)

Soundings

Thoracic ultrasound can be life saving, but it shouldn’t be taken out of context

Mechanical CPR Takes a Thumping

Mechanical CPR Takes a Thumping

Questioning Dogma

'Dramatic results' with mechanical CPR? Better check again.

ACEP 2014 – Revenge of the Nerds

ACEP 2014 – Revenge of the Nerds

Oh Henry

From the exhibit floor to the council meeting, musings on emergency medicine’s biggest circus

ACEP Takes Second Swing at ‘Choosing Wisely’

ACEP Takes Second Swing at ‘Choosing Wisely’

Rick's Reviews

ACEP's obvious list confronts practice variation

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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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