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Time is Testicle - Emergency Physicians Monthly
A patient born with only one testicle can present unique issues. Utilizing your point-of-care ultrasound is key to a correct diagnosis.
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New strategy can help emergency physicians determine heart attack in patients within 1 hour
- A new strategy to rule-out and rule-in heart attacks in emergency departments will help physicians treat patients faster, found a clinical trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical...
Nephritic vs Nephrotic Glomerular Diseases
Post-Exposure Prophylaxis - Emergency Physicians Monthly
- Emergency medicine is dangerous work. Here’s a rundown of some of the greatest infection threats and their appropriate prophylactic agents
A New Turn for Tourniquets - Emergency Physicians Monthly
- Not your grandpa’s tourniquet: Many of the myths and misconceptions surrounding tourniquet use are carryovers from a bygone era, when tourniquets were left on patients for up to 18 hours while they...
Frostbite: How to Classify and Treat It - Emergency Physicians Monthly
- You find yourself working the overnight shift on sub-zero night in February. You stop outside of a room to listen to the ambulance report about a homeless patient who has been brought in for foot p...
Keep Emergency for Emergencies? Reframing the basic assumption - CanadiEM
- Recently a commercial that asked patients to "Keep emergency for emergencies" went viral. I think it is time we rethink our assumptions about ED patients.