A Brief History of EM: EM Advances in a Troubled Nation
Is #FOAMed good for EM? Plus, a new startup aims to quicken emergency response time with an app for first responders. Catch up on the week's critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors and practicing physician guests.
Are your nurses dealing with "death anxiety"? Plus, UCLA study shows the patients with familiar primary care doctors end up in the ED less. Catch up on the week's critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors and practicing physician guests.
Whether they drink it, snort it, inject it or bake it into brownies, those who abuse powdered alcohol are sure to show up at your emergency department. Here’s what you need to know before Palcohol hits the market.
A recent BMJ paper represents the largest prospective study to date aiming to differentiate a traumatic tap from true subarachnoid hemorrhage in ED patients presenting with an acute headache and a GCS of 15. But is it conclusive enough to change practice?
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Buried in the 2014 AHA/ACC NSTEMI guidelines is a strong recommendation for EPs to start treating ACS with a quick regimen of high-dose statins. According to the research, this a low risk treatment with a high potential of benefit.
Are more people dying in EDs over the weekend? Plus, the Twittersphere thinks ESPN violated HIPAA over release of NFL athletes July 4th injury. Catch up on the week's critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors and practicing physician guests.
Humeral shaft fractures have long been a diagnostic and treatment conundrum for emergency physicians. Definitive treatment can be highly variable and predictions in the ED seem near impossible. Here’s an illustrated guide to the anatomy, treatments and complications of this common emergency.
After transitioning from the “big box” ED to a freestanding emergency center (FEC), I was amazed by how our performance metrics, and my outlook, improved.