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
Legal Medicine
Legal Medicine
04/21/2022
One day, an 89-year-old woman was brought in from the nursing home where she was residing.
04/21/2022
Vascular Medicine
Vascular Medicine
03/10/2022
A 19-year-old college student began experiencing chest pains and shortness of breath. Her boyfriend called 911, and the paramedic radioed ahead to the hospital that they believed she was experiencing a...
03/10/2022
FEVER
FEVER
11/18/2021
A first-time mother presents to your office with her 24-day old infant. Despite being otherwise well-appearing, the infant has had a fever for several days. The mother's efforts have been unable to break...
11/18/2021
injury
injury
07/01/2021
Are you familiar with the most common fireworks-related injuries that are treated in the emergency department? Take our quick quiz to find out!
07/01/2021
Challenges in Health Care
Challenges in Health Care
12/30/2020
About 50% of US adults are currently paid for by the government (either through Medicare or Medicaid). How do you think this will affect the future of health care?
12/30/2020