Emergency Medicine

Case Reports

Case Studies in Toxicology: Always Cook Your Boba

A 45-year-old man and his 40-year-old wife both presented for evaluation of facial spasm and cheek swelling after eating a soup containing taro...

Radiology Review

Haste Makes Waste

Reckless driving sends a young woman to your facility intubated, unresponsive, and in respiratory distress. Will a chest radiograph help you set...

Radiology Review

The Not-So-Routine Physical

All she wanted was to establish care! See how an annual physical, including chest radiograph, takes an unexpected turn for a 60-year-old woman.

Grand Rounds

Man, 32, With Severe Scrotal Pain and Swelling

It started as mild left scrotal discomfort, with no history of trauma. Then escalating pain and swelling, as well as hematuria and dysuria, prompt...

Radiology Review

When It All Comes Crashing Down

A 40-year-old construction worker was remodeling a home when the roof collapsed. A metal support beam struck his head, face, and chest; what does...

Radiology Review

From Revved Up to Banged Up

A motorcyclist is brought to your facility after crashing into another vehicle. There is obvious trauma to his head, face, and extremities. See...

Radiology Review

The Man With No Medical History

Following a motor vehicle collision, a 60-year-old man has pain in his chest, head, and arm. He has no reported medical history; is his pain a...

Radiology Review

Woman’s Weakness is Worsening

A 65-year-old woman has been experiencing left-side weakness for mroe than two months, and she reports that it's worsening with time. Find out...