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EM@3AM – Acute APAP Toxicity

Welcome to EM@3AM, an emDOCs series designed to foster your working knowledge by providing an expedited review of clinical basics. We’ll keep it short, while you keep that EM brain sharp.

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Healthy Patients with Potential to Crash

Well appearing patients who present to the emergency department (ED) rarely have serious disease. However, there are some conditions that can cause otherwise healthy patients to rapidly deteriorate. This article reviews a few conditions that can affect otherwise healthy patients and how to diagnose and treat these patients in the ED.

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Pearls and Pitfalls

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is an important complication of sexually transmitted diseases. Adequate treatment is important to prevent complications such as infertility and systemic disease. This is a brief overview of PID , its workup and management in the emergency department.

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Core EM: Life-Threatening Asthma

A great post by Core EM - Bringing core EM content to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Learn the simplified and point-to-point review of life-threatening asthma by Dr. Anand Swaminathan, MD (@EMSwami)