This feed gives the list of top read/viewed posts and chapters in July 2018.
by Shaza Karrar Case Presentation A 39-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of right-lower-quadrant (RLQ) pain; pain duration was for 1-day, associated
Being A Woman In Emergency Medicine
Gül Pamukçu Günaydın Turkey Watching the famous TV series “ER” in my 3rd year of medical school I decided to be an “ER doctor.” I
Give Me A Headache!
Headache by Matevz Privsek and Gregor Prosen, Slovenia A 52-year old male comes to the ED with a severe headache. A triage nurse gives you
Thinking Like an Emergency Physician
by Joe Lex Emergency Medicine is the most interesting 15 minutes of every other specialty. – Dan Sandberg, BEEM Conference, 2014 Why are we different?
Emergency Medicine: A Unique Specialty
by Will Sanderson, Danny Cuevas, Rob Rogers Imagine walking into the hospital to start your day – ambulances are blaring, the waiting room is clamoring, babies
by Maryam AlBadwawi Introduction Shock, in simple terms, is a reduced circulatory blood flow state within the body. The inadequate circulation deprives the tissues of its
by Asaad S Shujaa Introduction Chest pain is one of the most common symptoms presented in the emergency department (ED), and it is worrisome because
by Abdel Noureldin and Falak Sayed Quick link to Spanish Version Introduction A 23-year-old female was brought into the emergency department. Her frantic family members
Altered Mental Status
by Murat Cetin, Begum Oktem, Mustafa Emin Canakci Case Presentation An 80-year-old female presents to the emergency department with a tendency to sleep (altered mental
A Little White Coat and A Stethoscope
Ibrahim Sarbay Turkey I will never forget the time that I acted as a “medical doctor” at the 1st year-end show of the elementary school.