Test Your Knowledge of Managing Acute Joint Pain in Urgent Care (Postscript 1 of 2)

An 8-year-old girl is brought to urgent care by her parents with a complaint of pain…

Test Your Knowledge of Managing Acute Joint Pain in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

A 25-year-old previously healthy man presents to urgent care with sudden-onset swelling and severe pain in…

Coding Challenge: Acute Joint Pain in Urgent Care

Determine the correct evaluation and management (E/M) service code for this urgent care encounter: SUBJECTIVE: 64-year-old…

Test Your Knowledge of Pediatric Orthopedic Injury Management in Urgent Care (Postscript 1 of 2)

A 9-year-old girl is brought to urgent care by her mother with right lateral ankle pain…

Test Your Knowledge of Pediatric Orthopedic Injury Management in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

A 7-year-old boy arrives at urgent care with his father. The boy fell off a trampoline…

Test Your Knowledge: Dangerous Back Pain in Children

Back pain in the pediatric population remains an unusual and concerning complaint that may be an…

Risk Management Pitfalls for Pediatric Patients with Back Pain

Our recent issue Emergency Department Management of Dangerous Back Pain in Children reviews rare but dangerous etiologies…

Test Your Knowledge of Hand Injuries in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

Which of the following statements about intrathecal digital nerve blocks is CORRECT?  A. The block is…

Test Your Knowledge of Hand Injuries in Urgent Care (Postscript 1 of 2)

Which of the following injuries DOES NOT require immediate transfer for urgent operative treatment?  A. Open…