EBMedicine

Can I Dialyze That?

We frequently encounter overdoses in the emergency department. When the overdose is significant, a common question…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Terrestrial Envenomations in Pediatric Patients

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

What’s Your Diagnosis? High-Altitude Illness

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

Test Your Knowledge: Management of Suspected Rabies Exposure in the ED

Rabies is a rare, yet nearly universally fatal diagnosis, responsible for over 59,000 deaths worldwide annually.…

Management of Pediatric Hypothermia and Peripheral Cold Injuries in the ED

Hypothermia occurs when the core body temperature falls below 35°C (95°F) due to primary exposure or…

Emergency Department Management of Calcium Channel Blocker and Beta Blocker Overdose, and Digoxin Toxicity

While relatively uncommon, an overdose of calcium channel blockers, beta blockers, or digoxin can result in…

Test Your Knowledge: Assisting With Air Travel Medical Emergencies

When medical emergencies arise in flight, commercial airline flight crews may ask for help from onboard…

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? Mechanical Ventilation Management in the Emergency Department

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

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…