Explore the latest in emergency medicine, including prehospital care, resuscitation, trauma, respiratory failure, arrhythmias, and more.
This cohort study tests the association between early administration of intravenous fluids by paramedics and in-hospital mortality among patients with sepsis, accounting for patients’ initial blood pressure.
This report of a case describes a man in his 70s with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia who presented to the emergency department with 4 days of progressive dizziness, shortness of breath, and chest pain on exertion.
This observational study describes trends in emergency department visits and admission rates among US acute care hospitals using data from the National Emergency Department Survey.
This Teachable Moment describes the case of a 58-year-old man with bilateral knee osteoarthritis who presented to the emergency department with 1 week of dizziness and intermittent dark stools.
This study describes the incidence of and charges associated with emergency department and inpatient management of firearm-related injuries in a US pediatric population.
This case report describes a case of blistering distal dactylitis.
A 10-year-old girl with a history of blunt trauma to the left eye presented with an enlarged blind spot and thickening of retinal nerve fiber layer in all quadrants in the left eye. What would you do next?
This cross-sectional study investigates whether ambulance response time to 9-1-1 calls were longer in low-income vs high-income areas and compares response times with national benchmarks of 4, 8, or 15 minutes across income quartiles.
This cross-sectional study examines 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates for coronary artery bypass grafting, acute myocardial infarction, and heart failure at top-ranked US News & World Report cardiology vs nonranked hospitals.
This case report describes the electrocardiographic indications and challenges involved in the diagnosis of pause-dependent torsades de pointes ventricular tachycardia.
A 36-year-old gravida 3, para 3 woman who had elective cesarean delivery 11 days prior presented with 3 days of exertional chest pain, an elevated troponin I level, ST-segment depression on electrocardiography, and coronary artery dissection on angiography. What would you do next?
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial assesses if different biomarkers provide information about the risk for all-cause and cause-specific mortality after acute coronary syndrome.
This cohort study compares the outcomes of nonoperatively managed appendicitis against appendectomy in patients with uncomplicated appendicitis from a private insurance claims database.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of quality improvement reviews to build consensus about when randomized trials of competing treatment strategies are indicated and to inform the design and conduct of comparative effectiveness trials in emergency trauma.
This analysis of data collected in a metropolitan area emergency department and from 2 local police departments compares the report of violent injury and estimates the proportion of violent injury that is unreported to police.
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