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Test Your Knowledge of Thermal Burns (Postscript 1 of 2)

TRUE OR FALSE? To obtain an accurate estimate of total body surface area (TBSA) burned, use…

Conversation – Meningococcal Meningitis

In this episode of EMplify: Conversation, Sam Ashoo, MD and TR Eckler, MD discuss meningococcal meningitis and…

DKA vs HHS

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) are two conditions that can present similarly. Differentiating…

Conversation – High Sensitivity Troponin

In this episode of EMplify: Conversation, Sam Ashoo, MD and TR Eckler, MD discuss high sensitivity troponin…

Toxidromes

US Poison Control Center Hotline 1-800-222-1222 Five commonly encountered toxidromes (toxicology syndromes) are described below along…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Management of Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis in the ED

Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge! But before we begin, check to see if…

Risk Management Pitfalls for Pediatric Spinal Epidural Abscess

Our recent issue Pediatric Spinal Epidural Abscess: Recognition and Management in the Emergency Department reviews key findings…

Test Your Knowledge: Pediatric Spinal Epidural Abscess in the ED

Although rare in children, spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is a rapidly progressive clinical entity that can…

Test Your Knowledge: Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in the ED

Procedural sedation is a common procedure performed in the emergency department and is a fundamental skill…