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Laceration Repair: Methods and Suture Selection

Closure methods and suture selection are two of the primary decisions required before closing a laceration.…

Where Are We With…

In this episode of EMplify, Sam Ashoo, MD reviews recent updates on the following topics: COVID-19 Public…

Risk Management Pitfalls for Management of Potentially Trafficked Pediatric Patients 

Our recent issue Human Trafficking of Children and Adolescents: Recognition and Response in the Emergency Department reviews…

Test Your Knowledge: Human Trafficking of Children and Adolescents

Labor and sex trafficking impact children of all ages, genders, and nationalities. Trafficked patients present to…

Test Your Knowledge: Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis in the ED

An acute allergic reaction is a rapid-onset, IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reaction. Although it is most commonly caused…

Test Your Knowledge of Closed Head Injuries (Postscript 4 of 4)

A 15-year-old girl presents to the urgent care clinic with her parents and coach on a…

Test Your Knowledge of Closed Head Injuries (Postscript 3 of 4)

A 72-year-old man who is an out-of-state resident is brought to the urgent care clinic by…

Test Your Knowledge of Closed Head Injuries (Postscript 2 of 4)

Which of the following patients can safely avoid a head CT and/or ED transfer? A. A…

Test Your Knowledge of Closed Head Injuries (Postscript 1 of 4)

Which of the following patients would be considered high risk in the setting of closed head…