Risk Management Pitfalls for Deep Vein Thrombosis in the ED
January 11, 2021


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The management of patients presenting to the ED with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has changed in several ways over the last decade, and emergency clinicians have more tools to manage a safe and cost-effective disposition. Our recent issue Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Emergency Department reviews the the diagnosis process, treatment options, managing DVT in pregnant women and the elderly, and more.  read more

Test Your Knowledge: Neonatal Resuscitation
January 4, 2021


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Neonatal resuscitation is a high-risk event that may be required when a precipitous delivery occurs during prehospital transport or in the emergency department. Although neonatal resuscitation is not frequently needed, emergency clinicians must be prepared to manage neonates who require respiratory assistance. read more

Test Your Knowledge: Rhabdomyolysis
January 4, 2021


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Rhabdomyolysis is a life-threatening pathological process that must be treated as early as possible to avoid potentially life-threatening sequelae. Much of the evidence that informs the management of rhabdomyolysis is retrospective research, often reported from mass disasters, and many practices that have been implemented as standard treatment are based on small studies published more than 30 years ago. read more

What’s Your Diagnosis? Pediatric Influenza in the Emergency Department
December 17, 2020


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Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge!

But before we begin, check to see if you got last month’s case on Neonatal Resuscitation in the Emergency Department right. read more

What’s Your Diagnosis? Evaluation and Management of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
December 14, 2020


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Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge!

But before we begin, check to see if you got last month’s case on Rhabdomyolysis: Evidence-Based Management in the Emergency Department right. read more

Unwrap EB Medicine’s Holiday Gift to Cash in on Your Wish (or Pay It Forward!)
December 7, 2020


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December 9, 2020 – Atlanta – In the spirit of the holidays, EB Medicine is giving back to the dedicated clinicians who have kept EDs up and running during this most difficult of years.  read more

Management of Pediatric Hypothermia and Peripheral Cold Injuries in the ED
December 7, 2020


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Hypothermia occurs when the core body temperature falls below 35°C (95°F) due to primary exposure or secondary to other pathologies. Infants, children, and adolescents are at higher risk for primary cold injuries due to a combination of physiologic and cognitive factors, but quick re-warming and appropriate disposition can result in survival and improved neurological outcomes. 

This issue, Management of Pediatric Hypothermia and Peripheral Cold Injuries in the Emergency Departmentreviews the stages of hypothermia and offers recommendations for emergent management of pediatric patients with hypothermia.

To help you with the decision-making process, we’ve created the clinical pathway below, which is also included in the supplement. read more

Test Your Knowledge: Supraglottic Airway Devices for Pediatric Airway Management
December 2, 2020


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Endotracheal intubation can be difficult in the emergent situation, and it is important to have an appropriate backup strategy. Supraglottic airway devices have provided an alternative method for pediatric airway management that is relatively easy to learn, with a high success rate. read more

What’s Your Diagnosis? Neonatal Resuscitation in the Emergency Department
November 16, 2020


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Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge!

But before we begin, check to see if you got last month’s case on Management of Pediatric Head and Neck Infections in the Emergency Department right. read more

What’s Your Diagnosis? Evidence-Based Management of Rhabdomyolysis in the ED
November 16, 2020


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Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge!

But before we begin, check to see if you got last month’s case on Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock in the Emergency Department right. read more