EBMedicine

Test Your Knowledge: Acid-Base Disturbances

Acid-base disturbances are physiological responses to a wide variety of underlying conditions and critical illnesses. Homeo-stasis…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Acid-Base Disturbances: An Emergency Department Approach

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

Test Your Knowledge: Failure to Thrive

Failure to thrive (FTT) is a relatively common presentation in the emergency department. Up to 90%…

A Systematic Approach Diabetic Hyperglycemic Emergencies

Midway through your shift, a 30-year-old man presents in DKA. He is a known type 1…

What’s Your Diagnosis? A 6-Month-Old Boy Who Presents With Poor Weight Gain

Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge! Case Presentation: a 6-month-old boy who presents with…

Clinical Pathway for Emergency Department Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State

Hyperglycemic emergencies ? diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and the hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) ? are common presentations…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Ill-appearing and Tachypneic 23-year-old

Case Presentation: Ill-appearing and Tachypneic 23-year-old Midway through your shift, a 23-year-old woman arrives by EMS.…

Test Your Knowledge Management of Patients With Complications of Bariatric Surgery

As bariatric procedures have become more common, more of these patients present to the emergency department…

Clinical Pathway for Emergency Department Management of Patients With Bariatric Surgery Complications

As bariatric procedures have become more common, more of these patients present to the emergency department…

15-year-old girl presents with irregular periods — Brain Teaser. Do you know the answer?

Test your knowledge and see how much you know about treating and managing adolescent gynecologic emergencies.…