Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine


Guideline Watch

Consensus Guidelines for Calcium Channel Blocker Poisoning

A step-wise, symptom-based approach begins with observation for asymptomatic patients and runs through extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for those in arrest.

Guidelines for Imaging and Transfusion in Trauma

Early, whole-body computed tomography is emphasized; crystalloid is discouraged.

BRUE, the New ALTE

This long-awaited clinical practice guideline on apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs) changes the name of the condition to brief resolved unexplained event (BRUE).

In Practice

From the Locker Room to the Exam Room Free

They're not "just words." Nurse practitioner Elizabeth Donahue talks about the correlation between sexual violence and its effects on women’s health In Practice blog.