Explore the latest in emergency medicine, including prehospital care, resuscitation, trauma, respiratory failure, arrhythmias, and more.
A previously healthy person in their 60s with progressive shortness of breath and fatigue for the past 6 months presented to the emergency department with palpitations and shortness of breath. What is your diagnosis?
This cluster randomized clinical trial aims to determine whether provision of COVID-19 vaccine messaging platforms in emergency departments increases COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and uptake in unvaccinated patients.
This case report describes a patient in their 60s who presented to the emergency department with a 2-week history of shortness of breath and back pain exacerbated that morning.
This case report describes a patient in their 50s with recurrent abdominal pain and syncope after drinking alcohol.
This case report describes a patient in their late 50s with elevated high-sensitivity cardiac troponin and a medical history of poorly controlled diabetes and cocaine, cannabis, and tobacco use.
This cohort study uses Pediatric Health Information System data to describe trends in mental health pediatric emergency department revisits.
This cohort study uses administrative health data to evaluate trends in pediatric firearm injuries before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This economic evaluation uses cost-minimization analysis to estimate the cost savings of paramedic risk stratification of adult acute chest pain and point-of-care troponin testing.
This case report describes a patient in their 80s with a history of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation who presented with palpitation, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting.
This qualitative study assesses factors perceived by firefighters/emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics as barriers and facilitators to prehospital care for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP).
This Viewpoint offers 3 insights in response to the AHRQ report on diagnostic errors made in US emergency departments: focus on the delivery systems instead of individuals, establish ways to set definitions and assess error rates, and design safe delivery systems to prevent errors.
This cross-sectional study describes a screening program that was developed to screen for type 2 diabetes in an urban emergency department setting in the US.
This cross-sectional study examines the variability of trauma activation fees at trauma centers across the US and assesses whether certain hospital characteristics are associated with higher fees.
This JAMA Patient Page describes rabies and its symptoms, diagnosis, and prevention measures.
This case report describes a patient in their 50s with sudden-onset chest pain.
This cohort study examines the typical time to return to school after a concussion and evaluates whether an earlier return to school is associated with symptom burden at 14 days postinjury at 9 pediatric emergency departments in Canada.
This cohort study investigates the incidence of behavioral flags in electronic health records (EHR) of patients seeking care in the emergency department (ED), whether there were patient-level differences in how the flags were used, and whether the presence of a flag was associated with clinical care.
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