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Nov 15, 2022

Roughly 1 in 20 subarachnoid hemorrhages are missed during initial presentation in the emergency department – substantially increasing the risk of complications and mortality. That’s scary. But is it a reason to do a lumbar puncture every time a patient’s head hurts? EMRA*Cast host Will Smith (@WTSmithMD IG/

Nov 1, 2022

There’s a laundry list of potential complications from using the subclavian vein to place a central line. But there’s also a growing number of reasons to make sure this procedure is part of your arsenal. Host Dustin Slagle, MD, and guest Gabriel Hoffman, MD, walk you through the evidence.  

Oct 21, 2022

Unions have a long and storied history in the United States – but not within the house of medicine. Yet as the practice of medicine has become enveloped by business interests, unionization is taking root. More than 22,000 resident physicians are already union members. Where do you start if you want to...

Oct 17, 2022

Statistics show 75% of emergency physicians are named in malpractice lawsuits during their career - and the only correlation with being sued is the number of years practiced and the number of patients seen over time. Being sued does not mean you are a bad doctor, but rather you are practicing in a high-risk...

Sep 21, 2022

In the wake of this year’s Supreme Court positions, treating OB/GYN emergencies according to standards of care can now result in criminal or civil charges for you and your patients in some states. Major medical societies have come out against the Dobbs v. Jackson decision that overturned Roe and Casey. While EMTALA...