Procedural Sedation Medications

The June issue of Emergency Medicine Practice is on the topic of Procedural Sedation and Analgesia…

Conversation- Airway Management

This is the second episode of Conversation, an EMplify podcast series. Episodes are shorter, more conversational,…

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory tract infection in infants and young children aged <…

Inhalation Injury

Hx: A male in his 20’s is working when he mixes lime away and bleach in a…

Test Your Knowledge: Acute Asthma Exacerbations 

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

What’s Your Diagnosis? Emergency Department Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations 

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

Shortness of Breath

Hx:  A young male in his late 20’s presents with shortness of breath. He denies any…

Test Your Knowledge: Community-Acquired Pneumonia

As recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, and disposition of patients with community-acquired pneumonia continue to evolve,…

Risk Management Pitfalls When Using Supraglottic Airway Devices in Pediatric Patients

Endotracheal intubation can be difficult in the emergent situation, and having an appropriate backup strategy is…