Test Your Knowledge of Pharyngitis Evaluation and Management (Postscript 1 of 2)

A 17-year-old male presents to your urgent care center with 3 days of increasing sore throat,…

Test Your Knowledge of Pharyngitis Evaluation and Management (Postscript 2 of 2)

Which of the following statements regarding use of glucocorticoids in pharyngitis is MOST ACCURATE? A. Steroids…

Test Your Knowledge: Pediatric Ocular Trauma

¬†Ocular injuries are the most common cause of preventable blindness in children. A detailed and systematic…

Test Your Knowledge of UTI Diagnosis and Management (Postscript 1 of 2)

A urine culture is indicated in all of the following case scenarios EXCEPT: A. 68-year-old female…

Test Your Knowledge of UTI Diagnosis and Management (Postscript 2 of 2)

The optimal strategy for choosing antibiotics in patients with UTIs is: A. Use local antibiograms to…

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…

Procedural Sedation Medications

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

Test Your Knowledge: Ultrasound-Guided Pediatric Nerve Blocks in the ED

Analgesia in pediatric patients is critical for minimizing discomfort and maximizing satisfaction for both the patients…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Ultrasound-Guided Pediatric Nerve Blocks in the ED

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