This blog serves as a bulletin board for emergency physicians to share unusual and interesting photos of life in the ED. It is also a partner with our Instagram account, @em_news, where you can find these photos on the go.
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Dr. Larry Mellick reviews all the options and tools required to successfully resolve the emergency of a
Foley balloon failing to deflate. (http://bit.ly/2oJvgGQ.)
The ECG of this 70-year-old patient who had
diabetes and hypertension and presented with several days of diarrhea grabbed
the attention of Dr. Loice Swisher. What do you see? (http://bit.ly/2FEdXgv.)
While both-bone fracture patients generally require surgical
intervention, EPs still play a pivotal role in treating these patients, say Dr.
James Roberts and Martha Roberts, ACNP, PNP. (http://bit.ly/2FEl2h5.)
The strep-versus-virus dichotomy of sore throat is a simplistic approach
that ignores the risk of non-GAS bacteria and associated complications, say Elizabeth
Schell and Dr. Richard Pescatore. (http://bit.ly/2ChOOLt.)
A 22-year-old woman with no prior medical history was brought to ED for
altered mental status and syncope. What does her ECG show? Dr. Brady Pregerson
has the interesting answer. (http://bit.ly/2I4544x.)