Today we discuss Part IX of the FOAMed resource series: residency-sponsored blogs and podcasts. These sites are educational goldmines, providing free content for providers of all levels.
Do you tweet during conference or lecture? This post evaluates the pros and cons of live-tweeting.
emDocs is proud to introduce the new Tox Cards series! This will be a series of short posts that function as key points on toxicologic issues. Today’s post: narcan (naloxone) use in the ED.
Sepsis is a common disease, but sometimes, we need some assistance with the diagnosis and resuscitation of these patients. Can biomarkers help us, or are we wasting time using these measures? What’s wrong with just the time-honored history and exam?
The patient with acute valvular emergency can be terrifying. These patients may rapidly decompensate, and the physiology and management are complex. What can you do to prepare? This post provides pearls and pitfalls in the evaluation and management of patients with acute valvular emergency. You may be surprised what you read…
There are certain diseases we see every day in the ED, including pneumonia, UTI, and cellulitis. A variety of antimicrobials exists, but what are the regimens that you must know for treating common infections in the ED? This post evaluates your “must know” regimens for treatment.
If you’re like us, chances are that you’ve encountered the difficulty in evaluating a patient in the emergency department after seizure-like activity. Read on, contained within we offer a number of pearls for assessing this unique patient population.
The decision between academic and community medicine can be difficult. Many who enter academic EM feel unprepared. This post discusses the difference between academic and community EM, and if you are interested in academic EM, pearls on succeeding in academics.