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The Coronavirus and COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Updated:   5/4/2020
  • Contains:  32 items

• Indispensable advice about the coronavirus and COVID-19 from emergency physicians in the trenches

• The latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated daily

• CDC guidelines for emergency physicians


The EMN Enews

  • Creator:   Editor
  • Updated:   6/22/2020
  • Contains:  297 items

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InFocus by James R. Roberts, MD

  • Creator:   Editor
  • Updated:   7/1/2020
  • Contains:  222 items

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    Life in Emergistan by Edwin Leap, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  255 items

    Take a glimpse into the life of an emergency physician and father of four in rural South Carolina. Dr. Leap's observations and insights are always compassionate and truthful.


    After the Match by Thomas Cook, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  82 items
    Thought-provoking and entertaining columns on graduate medical education.

    At Your Defense by Carlo Reyes, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   12/2/2019
    • Contains:  49 items

    Dr. Reyes writes about legal and regulatory issues affecting emergency medicine.


    Beyond the ED by Jeffrey McWilliams, MD

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  6 items
    Dr. McWilliams has a way with words and in connecting with what emergency physicians are feeling.

    Bouncing Back

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  15 items
    From coming back from depression to coping with guilt and shame, this collection of articles by various authors can help you cope with the day-to-day chaos that is emergency medicine.

    Brain Trust by Evie Marcolini, MD

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  28 items
    This column focuses on neurology as it pertains to emergency medicine, looking at a wide range of conditions that test the neurologic knowledge and skills of emergency physicians every day.

    Brandt's Rants by Robert Brandt, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  37 items
    Touching, humorous, and candid glimpses into emergency medicine.

    Careerealism, A Fresh Look at Career Issues Facing Emergency Physicians

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  19 items
    Contribute your own career advice or information as a column for EMN. Peruse the articles below, think of a topic we haven’t covered, and query us with your idea by writing to the editor at emn@lww.com.

    Cruise Control by Joseph Cruz, DO

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  9 items
    Dr. Cruz poignantly writes about everything from failure and success to how he let his father die.

    The Case Files

    • Updated:   5/26/2020
    • Contains:  8 items

    The Case for Cannabis

    • Creator:   LH
    • Updated:   6/17/2020
    • Contains:  10 items
    Sherry Yafai, MD, writes about Cannabis science and how it can help emergency department patients.

    Data Doc by Anup Salgia, DO

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  17 items
    Do you have questions about how to tame your EMR, how artificial intelligence works in the ED, and other technology topics? Dr. Salgia can help!

    ddxof by Tom Fadial, MD

    • Updated:   5/26/2020
    • Contains:  40 items
    Dr. Fadial takes you step by step through differential diagnoses for hypotension, palpitations, trauma, and much more.

    The Myth of Dry Drowning

    • Creator:   LH
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  4 items
    You know dry drowning is not a thing, but do your little patients’ parents? Fake news about dry drowning is still everywhere, even in popular parenting magazines. We have all you need to alleviate fears about this myth so you can focus on what you do best—nail the real diagnosis and give your patients the best outcome.

    Diversity Matters

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  6 items
    A look at all the diversity issues affecting emergency medicine and health care today.

    Doc APProvED: Apps for Emergency Medicine by Alex Mohseni, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   9/3/2019
    • Contains:  93 items

    This column is devoted to apps that can make the emergency physician's life easier, in and out of the ED.

    Tell us about your favorite apps by writing to emn@lww.com.


    EMedHome's Clinical Pearls

    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  46 items
    Authoritative and cutting-edge wisdom from one of the web's best emergency medicine resources.

    EMedHome.com's EMCast with Amal Mattu, MD

    • Updated:   5/1/2020
    • Contains:  34 items
    Dr. Mattu reviews the literature and dissects what you need to know for emergency medicine practice.

    EMedHome Videos

    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  53 items
    Cutting-edge video lectures from the well respected website, EMedHome.com.

    Emergentology by Graham Walker, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  107 items

    Dr. Walker, emergency medicine raconteur, writes about everything drug seekers to geriatrics.


    Emergentology Videos by Graham Walker, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  2 items
    Videos that have accompanied Dr. Walker's monthly column.

    ER Goddess by Sandra Scott Simons, MD

    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  56 items
    Dr. Sandy Simons candidly discusses a woman's life in emergency medicine.

    EMN Live

    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  25 items
    Richard Pescatore, DO, and Ali Raja, MD, cover hot topics in emergency medicine, highlighting the game-changers that will influence your practice at the bedside.

    Everyday Medicine for Physicians Podcasts by Ryan Stanton, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  79 items
    Listen in as Dr. Stanton reviews the emergency medicine literature to report findings to make your practice easier. Each short podcast highlights the essentials you need to know.

    iCubed by Alice Lee, MD

    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  42 items
    Watch a screencast as Dr. Lee and a colleague dissect a case from presentation to disposition.

    Medically Clear by Dustin Ballard, MD, & David Vinson, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   1/2/2020
    • Contains:  45 items
    Have a case that needs some clarity? Wondering what the latest evidence says about giving benzos? Drs. Ballard and Vinson use the latest evidence to improve your practice.

    Mindful EM by Alberto Hazan, MD, & Jordana Haber, MD

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  32 items
    This husband-and-wife team reflects on the way emergency physicians practice.

    The Mind of Medicine

    • Updated:   3/18/2020
    • Contains:  3 items

    Myths in Emergency Medicine

    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  54 items
    Rory Spiegel, MD, challenges the dogmatic teachings in emergency medicine with evidence.

    Narrative Medicine by Zahir Basrai, MD, and Colleagues

    • Updated:   6/22/2020
    • Contains:  29 items
    Another day, another patient, another story. Dr. Basrai and his colleagues tell what it’s really like to work in emergency medicine.

    The Opioid Epidemic

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  27 items
    All the information you need to understand and prescribe opioids while protecting your patients from addiction.

    PhotographED Videos

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  4 items
    A collection of videos from EMN columnists and readers showing unusual cases and procedures. Submit yours to emn@lww.com.

    Post-It Pearls

    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  9 items

    The Procedural Pause Videos by James R. Roberts, MD, and Martha Roberts, ACNP, CEN

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  64 items
    Videos accompanying the Procedural Pause blog.

    Quick Consult

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  165 items

    Test your clinical skills by diagnosing patients along with our team of experts.


    Reasonable Doubt by Daniel Runde, MD

    • Updated:   6/1/2020
    • Contains:  15 items
    The award-winning Dr. Runde examines the latest studies and tell you if their findings pass muster for use in practice.

    SoMe HT with Ryan Stanton, MD, & Howard Mell, MD

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  6 items
    SoMe HT stands for Social Media Hot Topics, and two of emergency medicine’s best podcasters shine light on whatever is setting social media on fire. Sometimes they add fuel to the fire, other times they’re dousing it out, but they’re always getting to the truth behind the controversy. Listen as Ryan Stanton, MD, and Howard Mell, MD, help you make sense of it all!

    Special Reports

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  111 items
    Read Special Reports on every topic from crowding to violence.

    The Speed of Sound by Christine Butts, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  91 items
    Refine your diagnostic skills with Dr. Butts' ultrasound column.

    The Speed of Sound Videos

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  44 items
    Watch videos from Dr. Christine Butts' monthly column, The Speed of Sound.

    Standing AFFIRM

    • Updated:   1/31/2020
    • Contains:  4 items

    Toxicology Rounds by Leon Gussow, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  119 items

    Dr. Gussow covers all things toxicology, from the latest street drugs to toxicology apps.


    What Lies Beneath by Michelle Johnston, MBBS

    • Creator:   LH
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  19 items
    If you’ve ever attended SMACC, you no doubt know Dr. Johnston from her riveting lectures. Haven’t been to SMACC? Then you surely know her as @elytherius on Twitter. No? No matter, her EMN columns are sure to charm you with her lyrical turn of phrase and ability to spin erudite ideas and deep thoughts into emergency medicine gold.

    What to D.O. by Richard Pescatore, DO

    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  30 items
    Dr. Pescatore first began blogging for EMN while he was a medical student and continued through residency. Now an attending, he challenges conventional wisdom and shares what to do in the heat of the moment in the ED when faced with various clinical challenges.

    Viewpoint

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   7/1/2020
    • Contains:  96 items
    Opinion pieces from deep thinkers in emergency medicine.

    Within Normal Limits by Himanshu Patel, MD, & Shivani Patel, MD

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  11 items
    This column highlights emergency medicine cases where radiology played a critical role in diagnosing patients.

    Words Matter by Seth Collings Hawkins, MD

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  3 items
    Words are the most ubiquitous feature of emergency medicine — bar none—and one of the most critical tools to use correctly. Read along as Dr. Hawkins examines words, including the rich fields of literary criticism, linguistics, grammar, and communication psychology, and how they affect the practice of emergency medicine.

    All About Anticoagulants

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  20 items
    All you need to know about warfarin, rivaroxaban, and dabigatran.
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    Diagnosing and Treating Pain

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  36 items
    A collection of EMN articles focusing on diagnosing and treating pain in the emergency department.

    Immunotherapy Toxicities

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  3 items

    Immunotherapy is cutting-edge cancer treatment, but the side effects are serious: fungal infections, C. difficile, interstitial fibrosis, renal and heart failure, thyrotoxicosis, babesiosis, and Lyme cerebritis…. and they're coming to your ED.

    Learn how to identify and treat immunotherapy cancer patients presenting to the ED with side effects at our free webinar with Monica Wattana, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Demis Lipe, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; and Ishwaria M. Subbiah, MD, Assistant Professor of Palliative Care Medicine, from MD Anderson Cancer Center.

    IMMUNOTHERAPY-RELATED TOXICITIES IN THE ED: A CASE STUDY APPROACH

    Watch now at http://bit.ly/EMNImmunotherapyWebinar


    Spontaneous Circulation by Charles Bruen, MD

    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  32 items
    This column focuses on advanced ECG interpretation, cardiac pharmacology, hemodynamic assessment and resuscitation, and management of ACS.

    Spontaneous Circulation Videos

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  14 items
    A collections of the videos accompanying Dr. Charles Bruen's column, Spontaneous Circulation, which focuses on advanced ECG interpretation, cardiac pharmacology, hemodynamic assessment and resuscitation, and management of ACS.

    You've Been Served by George Hossfeld, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  15 items

    This column is devoted to all things malpractice and the stress emergency physicians face when they've been served.


    TASERs/Excited Delirium Syndrome

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  9 items
    Everything you need to know and then some about TASERs and ExDS.

    The Bullet's Yaw by Dustin Ballard, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  6 items

    Read Dr. Dustin Ballard's captivating book about a stranger that taught him the meaning of life and healing.


    American Board of Physician Specialties

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  37 items

    EMN's articles and readers' letters on controversies surrounding ABMS.


    MRSA: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  11 items

    Groundbreaking articles on MRSA from EMN authors including James Roberts, MD, and David Talan, MD.

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    Diagnosis Deconstructed by Ravi Morchi, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  54 items

    Follow along as EMN's own Dr. House takes a patient from presentation to diagnosis.


    The Emergency Airway by Darren Braude, MD, EMT-P

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  24 items

    Airway expert Darren Braude, MD, writes on everything from managing the difficult airway to rapid sequence intubation.


    Palliative Care

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  8 items
    A collection of EMN articles on end-of-life care in the emergency department.

    Quality Matters by Shari Welch, MD

    • Creator:   Editor
    • Updated:   8/22/2019
    • Contains:  82 items

    Dr. Welch covers the latest information on improving quality of your emergency department.