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Case In Point
Case In Point
11/30/2022
A 57-year-old woman with a history of hypothyroidism and breast cancer, for which she had undergone a mastectomy 10 years prior, presented to the emergency department with a 1-day history of right...
11/30/2022
preventive medicine
emergency department sign
preventive medicine
Case In Point
Case In Point
11/27/2022
A 26-year-old incarcerated man presented to the emergency department with a complication of osteomyelitis of the left ischium, which had been diagnosed previously.
11/27/2022

Interactive Features

Cancer
Cancer
08/25/2022
The patient was hospitalized in 2004 when a computerized tomography (CT) scan showed a mass on her right kidney, but neither the patient nor her family was notified of the mass. In 2006, she was again...
08/25/2022
mental health
mental health
08/20/2022
Mental health is one of the top 10 reasons people visit the emergency department, but follow-up care is not always adequate. Are there ways hospitals can help these patients? Tell us via our poll!
08/20/2022
technology
artificial intelligence
technology
08/08/2022
08/08/2022
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
08/04/2022
A Florida physician and the facility at which he worked have been ordered to pay approximately $7.6 million after a bacterial infection was misdiagnosed as a sprained ankle, resulting in the patient...
08/04/2022
radiology
radiology
06/09/2022
A 41-year-old man went to his local hospital for an MRI with gadolinium to improve contrast. A radiology technologist was tending to the patient in the radiology room when she realized that he was having an...
06/09/2022

Clinical Insights

Emergency Medicine
Diane Calello, MD
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Diane Calello, MD
Emergency Medicine
opioids
opioids
09/24/2021
David G Schwartz, PhD, and Stephen Lankenau, PhD, answer our questions on the results of a study examining the effectiveness of equipping members of the community with naloxone and a smartphone application...
09/24/2021
Emergency Medicine
Lewis Nelson, MD
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Edmond Hooker, MD
Emergency Medicine