PODCAST: IPAB repeal on the congressional agenda
Women’s health issues and the IPAB are front and center on the political agenda lately. In response to complaints from... More
VIDEO: Patient-generated health tests pose challenges, opportunities for doctors
CHICAGO – Technology advances are giving patients direct access to myriad health tests and their own health data, but... More
VIDEO: Dermatologists should embrace tissue adhesive
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Cutaneous adhesives have many advantages in dermatologic surgery, according to Dr. John West of... More
VIDEO: What you need to know about MACRA, Medicare pay
BOSTON – When the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act goes into effect in 2019, will you be ready? In a... More
PODCAST: Network adequacy under ACA questioned, ACOs save Medicare millions
As provider networks narrow in Affordable Care Act marketplace health plans, critics question whether states are doing... More
NASPAG: Migraines don’t always preclude combined OCs
ORLANDO– Most adolescent girls who report having headaches – including some of those who report migraines with aura –... More
Dr. Matthew K. Nock
ATLANTA– Progress has stalled in understanding the predictors and prevention of suicide, and it’s time for researchers... More
(From left) Dr. Nitin Damle, Shari Erickson, and Robert Doherty
BOSTON – How will physicians be paid in the era of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which Congress... More
Emergency Imaging
A 41-year-old woman with a surgical history of cervical fusion presented with severe posterior neck pain. More
Mind the Gap: Case Study in Toxicology
An 8-month-old infant with a history of seizure presented to the ED with fever and poor oral intake. More
Malpractice Counsel
Commentaries on cases involving sepsis following vaginal hysterectomy in a 45-year-old woman and testicular torsion in... More
Baby Don’t Cry: Evaluation of Prolonged, Unexplained Crying in Infants
The authors review the scope of normal crying, as well as the “don’t miss” differential diagnoses requiring acute... More
Case Report: Sudden Chest Pain Following an Asthma Attack
A 20-year-old woman who smokes cigarettes and has a history of childhood asthma presented with symptoms of an upper... More
First EDition: News for and about the practice of Emergency Medicine
Diagnostic errors top malpractice claims against emergency physicians; ED-initiated buprenorphine ups treatment rates... More
A Life Well Lived—in the Fast Lane: John D. States, MD
John D. States, MD, died on March 26, 2015 in Rochester, New York, where he lived and practiced most of his life.... More

Clinical News

MADHU RAJARAMAN
Confusion about the strength of the antibacterial drug Zerbaxa could potentially lead to dosage errors, the Food and Drug Administration cautioned in a May 20 announcement. The label for Zerbaxa was approved with a strength that reflects each indivi... More »
 

Clinical News

ALICIA GALLEGOS
Minnesota and Alabama have joined six other states in enacting a law that aims to expand the practice of telemedicine by streamlining physician licensure. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) on May 19 each signed into l... More »
 

Features - Emergency Imaging

Roger J. Bartolotta, MD; Hediyeh Baradaran, MD; Keith D. Hentel, MD
A 41-year-old woman with a surgical history of cervical fusion presented with severe posterior neck pain.... More »
 

Case Studies in Toxicology

Daniel Repplinger, MD; Lewis S. Nelson, MD
An 8-month-old infant with a history of seizure presented to the ED with fever and poor oral intake.... More »
 

Features - Case Report

Major Christopher M. Howell, DSc, MPAS, PA-C, MBA, USAF, BSC; Captain Brian M. P
A 20-year-old woman who smokes cigarettes and has a history of childhood asthma presented with symptoms of an upper respiratory infection and difficulty breathing.... More »
 

Features - First EDition

Richard Lappin, MD, PhD, Associate Editor, First EDition
Diagnostic errors top malpractice claims against emergency physicians; ED-initiated buprenorphine ups treatment rates for opioid addiction; More than 75% with sickle cell crises don’t get hydroxyurea; Recognizing human trafficking victims; Indiana ... More »
 

Features - Emergency Imaging

Jehangir Meer, MD; Todd Taylor, MD; Sierra Beck, MD
Abscess, cellulitis, or both? Bedside ultrasound is a fast, accessible, and accurate tool to evaluate soft tissues and guide management.... More »
 

Multimedia Library

Reviews

Francis L. Counselman, MD
Commentaries on cases involving sepsis following vaginal hysterectomy in a 45-year-old woman and testicular torsion in a 14-year-old boy.... More »
 
Francis L. Counselman, MD
Commentaries on cases involving carbon monoxide poisoning and a choke-hold–related death... More »
 

Practice Economics - News

ALICIA GALLEGOS
Supreme Court justices appear to differ over whether the Affordable Care Act allows tax subsidies for patients who purchase insurance through the federal exchange. During oral arguments March 4 in King v. Burwell, justices expressed mixed perspecti... More »