Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine


Guideline Watch

Surviving Sepsis Campaign Updates Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock

This revision of the 2012 guidelines focuses on early management in adults.

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.

In Practice

Deep Brain Stimulation Targeting in Neurosurgery, Part I of III Free

In Practice blogger Bianca Belcher, MPH, PA-C, presents the first of a three-part series to increase knowledge of deep brain stimulation (DBS) targeting.

Medical News

Cellulitis Often Misdiagnosed in ED Free

Cellulitis is often misdiagnosed in the emergency department, leading to unnecessary healthcare spending, suggests a JAMA Dermatology study.