Clinical Pathway for Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke After the 3-Hour Time Window
July 20, 2021


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Acute ischemic stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, and a majority of acute ischemic stroke patients are evaluated for the first time by a clinician in the emergency department. Our recent issue Acute Ischemic Stroke: Emergency Department Management After the 3-Hour Window presents evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute ischemic stroke in patients who present more than 3 hours after their last known well time. read more

Test Your Knowledge: Neonatal Resuscitation in the Emergency Department
July 19, 2021


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Although most neonates will not require resuscitation, emergency clinicians must be prepared to manage neonates who require respiratory assistance.

Our recent issue Neonatal Resuscitation in the Emergency Department reviews current expert recommendations and consensus updates of the best practices in resuscitation of neonates.  read more

Test Your Knowledge: Emergency Department Management of Syncope
July 19, 2021


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Syncope is the transient loss of consciousness and postural tone, with spontaneous recovery. It accounts for approximately 1% of all emergency department visits and $5.6 billion in healthcare costs annually. read more

What’s Your Diagnosis? Less-Lethal Law Enforcement Weapon Injuries
July 16, 2021


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

Case Presentation: Less-Lethal Law Enforcement Weapons: Clinical Management of Associated Injuries in the Emergency Department read more

What’s Your Diagnosis? ED Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Nonpregnant Patient
July 12, 2021


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

Case Presentation: Emergency Department Management of
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Nonpregnant Patient
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What’s Your Diagnosis? Managing the HIV-Infected Adult Patient in the Emergency Department
June 23, 2021


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

Case Presentation: Managing the HIV-Infected Adult Patient in the Emergency Department read more

Clinical Pathway for the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients
June 21, 2021


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Appendicitis is the most common condition in children requiring emergency abdominal surgery. Our recent issue Acute Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients: An Evidence-Based Review reviews key age-based historical and physical examination findings, as well as clinical scoring systems, that can help guide the workup of appendicitis in children. read more

Risk Management Pitfalls for Pediatric Patients With Acute Demyelinating Syndromes
June 17, 2021


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Our recent issue Pediatric Acute Demyelinating Syndromes: Identification and Management in the Emergency Department focuses on the most common acute demyelinating disorders in children: Guillain-Barré syndrome and acute transverse myelitis. read more

Risk Management Pitfalls for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the ED
June 17, 2021


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Our recent issue Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Emergency Department reviews the current evidence and guidelines for managing these patients in the emergency department. The various clinical decision aids are compared, as they assist in determining the level of inpatient care required and allow for a greater proportion of patients to be treated successfully as outpatients. read more

Risk Management Pitfalls in the ED: Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Primary Bone Tumors
June 16, 2021


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Our recent issue Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Primary Bone Tumors in the Emergency Department reviews the specific signs, symptoms, and unique presentations the emergency clinician should know when evaluating a pediatric patient with musculoskeletal pain. read more