Test Your Knowledge: Angioedema in the Emergency Department

Angioedema is a histamine- or bradykinin-mediated response that can be acquired, hereditary, or idiopathic. Manifestations include…

Test Your Knowledge: Lead Poisoning in Children

 Millions of children continue to be at risk for lead exposure despite a dramatic decline over…

Test Your Knowledge: Current Practice and Pitfalls of Select Biomarkers in the Emergency Care of Children 

Specific biomarker levels can help differentiate children who require emergent medical interventions, such as procedures, surgeries,…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Current Practice and Pitfalls of Select Biomarkers in the Emergency Care of Children 

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

A Rare Cause Of Splenic Rupture

Hx: A male in his 30s presents with abdominal pain and vomiting. He relates that he was…

Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients – Clinical Pathway

Appendicitis is the most common condition in children requiring emergency abdominal surgery. Our recent issue Acute Appendicitis…

Test Your Knowledge: Acute Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients

Appendicitis is the most common condition in children requiring emergency abdominal surgery. Delayed or missed diagnosis…

What’s Your Diagnosis? 11-year-old boy with acute abdominal pain

But before we begin, check out if you got last month’s case right, about the 8-year-old…

Test Your Knowledge Management of Patients With Complications of Bariatric Surgery

As bariatric procedures have become more common, more of these patients present to the emergency department…