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Elemental EM

Elemental EM: Eating Disorders

It is challenging to incorporate core topics into a shift, especially uncommon core topics. Elemental EM aims to provide 5-minute rapid review of core topics that could be translated into interactive sessions with learners. Here is how to turn a simple syncope case into a brief learning session on eating disorders.

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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.