Test Your Knowledge: Acute Asthma Exacerbations 

Asthma is a disease of the airways characterized by inflammation, hyperresponsiveness, and bronchoconstriction. The diagnosis is…

Test Your Knowledge: Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

 Hyperbilirubinemia is one the most common reasons for emergency department visits for the neonate. This month’s issue,…

Test Your Knowledge: Acute Joint Pain in the Emergency Department

 Acute monoarticular and polyarticular joint pain that results from infection, trauma, and autoimmune and inflammatory processes…

Test Your Knowledge: Pediatric Electrical Injuries in the Emergency Department

Electrical injuries in pediatric patients are uncommon but can be life-threatening and require efficient and effective…

Test Your Knowledge: Thoracic Aortic Syndromes in the Emergency Department

Acute aortic syndromes include aortic dissection, penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer, and intramural hematomas, but aortic dissection is…

Test Your Knowledge: Less-Lethal Law Enforcement Weapon Injuries

Less-lethal weapons and tactics are being increasingly used by law enforcement to minimize the reliance on…

Test Your Knowledge: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Nonpregnant Patient

Uterine bleeding that is abnormal in timing, duration, or quantity affects nearly one-third of women and…

Test Your Knowledge: Pediatric Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and concussion, a subtype of mTBI, commonly present to the emergency…

Test Your Knowledge: Acute Ischemic Stroke

Acute ischemic stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, and…