Emergency physicians commonly use a combination of history, physical exam, EKG, labs, and imaging to help diagnose congestive heart failure (CHF) in the emergency department in patients who present with shortness of breath.
A key indicator of emergency department (ED) performance is length of stay (LOS), or how long a patient remains in the ED from the time they arrive until departure.
Emergency Medical Technicians are trained to assess patient signs and symptoms and deliver specific, protocol-based treatments in the pre-hospital setting.
Acute ischemic stroke is a time-sensitive disease requiring rapid identification and treatment. The landscape of care for acute ischemic stroke is changing rapidly with both new and existing treatments that improve outcomes.
Guest blog about the increase in synthetic cannabinoid use and its presentation in the ED!
Jesse discusses a new CME accredited program available titled, “Recognizing Diabetic Emergencies: Will You Be Ready?”
Guest blogger, Dr. Evan Kuhl, writes about the struggle of addressing analgesia in the ED.