Ultrasound showing regional wall motion abnormalities in a patient with chest pain
What are cardiac causes of pediatric chest pain? Drs. Delphine Huang and Sonny Tat provide details. Expert peer review by Dr. Peter Dean.
Assessing radiation risk in children getting CT imaging: Managing risk and making medical decisions
This article discusses diagnostic modalities for diagnosing appendicitis in cases when the ultrasound finding is inconclusive.
Older adults are at high risk of poor outcomes from even minor head injuries. The CDC has called traumatic brain injuries a ‘silent epidemic’. The first steps to breaking that silence are awareness and recognition.
Fentanyl and its non-pharmaceutical analogs are increasingly abused in the growing opioid epidemic problem in the U.S. and Canada. A review of the landscape.
Synthetic cannabinoid (SC) use is reaching new heights. Drs. Fernandez and Nelson review how to recognize and treat patients with SC intoxication.
Highlights from the 2015 American Heart Association CPR and ECC guidelines by Dr. Sean Kivlehan
Pain Management Pearls for Older Adults
A discussion which indicates that pre-charging the defibrillator during chest compressions in anticipation of a shockable rhythm at the rhythm check shortens time to defibrillation and minimizes the number of pauses in chest compressions during CPR.
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