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…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Angioedema in the ED

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

Environmental Exposures; September 2022 Question – In Collaboration with EMCoach

Topic: Environmental ExposuresSection: Animal Bites, Envenomation, and ExposureAcuity: CriticalAge group: Adult A museum snake handler was…

Electrical Injuries; August 2022 Question – In Collaboration with EMCoach

Topic: Environmental ExposuresSection: Electrical InjuryAcuity: CriticalAge group: Adult A 30-year-old female presents to the emergency department…

Electrical Injuries July 2022 Question – In Collaboration with EMCoach

Topic: Environmental ExposuresSection: Electrical InjuryAcuity: EmergentAge group: Adult A 30-year-old female presents to the emergency department…

Test Your Knowledge: Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis in the ED

An acute allergic reaction is a rapid-onset, IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reaction. Although it is most commonly caused…

Toxidromes

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

Pediatric Patients with Lead Poisoning – Clinical Pathway

Our recent issue Lead Poisoning in Children: Emergency Department Recognition and Management will prepare the emergency clinician to…

All-Time High for U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths

Yesterday the CDC released a report of provisional drug overdose deaths for the 12-month period of…