Posts Tagged ‘Emergency Medicine’

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September 25th, 2013

Is It Safe to Treat Acute Pulmonary Embolism in an Outpatient Setting?

Christopher Kabrhel discusses his research group’s study of the factors associated with clinical deterioration and the need for hospital-based interventions after an acute pulmonary embolism.


December 22nd, 2011

Chest Pain Is Where Protocol-Driven Medicine Breaks Down

This post is from Shadowfax, an ER physician and administrator living in the Pacific Northwest.


September 12th, 2011

Arrest: When to Check the Rhythm?

Editor’s Note: The following guest post by Daniela Lamas is reprinted with permission from Now@NEJM, a blog for physicians about NEJM. The woman slumps to the floor beside her office desk… No one sees her go down…  A colleague hears a thud and rushes in….. He calls her name… No response… He checks for a pulse: […]