8 Things About Death (Besides the Obvious)
Here's a look at some of the ways people have been dying lately -- from the common to the unusual.
Ocular Trauma Secondary to Racquetball
Patient complains of pain and severe vision loss; initial impression, hyphema. Proceed with standard treatment, or not?
Migraines, Cardiovascular Risk, & Vasoconstrictors
Migraine—especially with aura—is a CV risk factor, which makes treatment with ergots or triptans potentially problematic. The best approach?
Experts Consider Life-saving Potential of Vaping
A predictive model that replaces cigarette smoking with vaping projects nearly 21 million fewer life-years lost.
Treating Acute Migraine in the ED - What Works?
Q&A: What do you know about migraine Rx and Tx in the emergency department?
HIV, Cannabis, and Cognition
When it comes to cannabis use, one issue is when.
Treating Adults with Migraine in the ED - What Works?
According to the American Headache Society (AHS) there are more than 20 different parenteral medications used in US emergency departments to treat acute migraine headache in adults.
Pruritic Papulovesicular Rash on Lower Legs: Your Dx?
Here are key clues: an intensely pruritic rash on the lower legs that developed within hours after the patient walked through a grassy field near a lake.
New Hep B Vaccine: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
A new hepatitis B vaccine is a good thing; some lingering safety concerns could be bad; the ugly? You may already know.
New 2-dose HPV Vaccine: Exceptions are Part of the Rules
Based on the CDC's new 2-dose HPV vaccine recommendation, in which of these 7 scenarios would this male teen still need a third dose?
Severe asthma symptoms but low allergy and inflammation levels may mean poor response to guideline-based therapy.