The Hot Summer of 1968

The Hot Summer of 1968

A Brief History of EM

EM advances in a troubled nation

Understanding the New SEP-1 Sepsis Rollout

Understanding the New SEP-1 Sepsis Rollout

Director's Corner

I feel like we already provide good sepsis care. Do I really need to attend all these meetings?

Palca-what?

Palca-what?

Tox Call

What you need to know before Palcohol hits the market

aSAH or Traumatic Tap?

aSAH or Traumatic Tap?

Clinical Focus

Can a new BMJ paper help you differentiate between aSAH and a traumatic tap?

Can I Afford to Quit My Day Job?

Can I Afford to Quit My Day Job?

Financial Consult

A quick analysis can help you project your financial independence

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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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