Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine


Guideline Watch

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).

Recommendations for Cardiovascular Imaging in ED Patients with Chest Pain

A multidisciplinary group offers guidance on appropriate imaging for four common emergency department scenarios.

In Practice

The Caregiver Conundrum Free

Facing the moment an elderly parent needs round-the-clock care you can't give: Physician assistant Charity Maniates describes this caregiver conundrum in the In Practice blog.