The patient with groin or axillary mass has a wide differential. This post describes a case of a patient with IV drug abuse and groin mass. What are pearls and pitfalls in the evaluation and management of this complaint?
MRI isn’t always easy to obtain in the ED. However, when is it absolutely needed? This post evaluates the indications for emergent MRI.
The pediatric patient with that classic barking cough. Is it croup? How do we evaluate and treat these patients? This post evaluates these questions and more.
This week’s Tox Card focuses on a classic in toxicology: TCA poisoning. Read on to find out more.
A great deal of controversy surrounds the association of IV contrast with acute renal injury. However, a recent study suggests this association is myth rather than fact. This post by Dr. Sinert evaluates this new study and the importance of confounders.
Acute angle closure glaucoma is a vision-threatening condition. This post is filled with pearls in managing this disease.
Thrombocytosis can be related to a variety of diseases, with a range of presentations. What do you need to know in the ED about this condition?
It’s that time of year for flu. However, what else could it be? This week’s Tox Card focuses on CO poisoning.