Everything’s Fine … Except His Spine
A 25-year-old man with a recent history of severe back pain (but no trauma) is concerned he might have a spinal infection. A radiograph closes the...
The Pop That Stopped the Soccer Game
In the middle of a soccer game, a 13-year-old girl felt her hip “pop” and had to be escorted from the field. Can you get her returned to play?
Thrown Off Track
After being thrown from an all-terrain vehicle, a 20-year-old man is insensate from the mid-chest down and unable to move his legs. What do...
When the Poisoned Risk Poisoning Others: Fatal Sodium Azide Overdose
A 24-year-old man arrived at the ED in cardiac arrest after intentionally ingesting sodium azide.
Getting Ahead of the Pain
An 80-year-old man presents to urgent care for intermittent severe headaches. Find out what CT of the head reveals.
Electrocardiography: Flecainide Toxicity
An 86-year-old woman presented to the ED with a 2- to 3-day history of abdominal pain, weakness, and nausea.
All-Terrain, No Control
One 40-year-old man. One all-terrain vehicle. No helmet. What's your assessment?
Rapid Development of Life-Threatening Emamectin Benzoate Poisoning
A 75-year-old man presented to the ED after he intentionally ingested a 200-mL bottle of an agricultural insecticide...
From Local Bar to Police Car
After a casual night escalates with a bar fight, a 31-year-old man is transported by law enforcement to your facility for evaluation of wrist pain...
Single-Dose Niacin-Induced Hepatitis
A 22-year-old man with an unremarkable medical history presented with a 2-week history of intermittent periumbilical abdominal pain.