Shortness of Breath After Being Stabbed

After being stabbed once to the left chest, a man experiences shortness of breath and is clinically deteriorating. What do the ultrasound findings...


Severe Shoulder Pain After Fall

A 70-year-old woman presents with a severely painful shoulder after a slip and fall in a parking lot. What do these radiographs tell you about her...


Four Patients With Head Trauma

Four patients with head trauma are brought to your emergency department. What condition does each patient's computed tomography scan reveal?


Remarkable Missions

As I started to write this editorial about the 40th anniversary of Emergency Medicine, I was alerted to the crash landing of a fully-fueled...

Clinical Review

What is the Future of Emergency Medicine?

As Emergency Medicine celebrates its 40th anniversary, members of the journal’s editorial board and other thought leaders offer their forecasts...

Clinical Review

Assessing and Managing Mammal Bites

Animal bites can carry a serious risk of broken bones, neurovascular damage, infection, and psychological harm. Here’s how to size up the...


Left Testicular Pain and Swelling

See if you can determine the cause of a patient's acute left testicular pain and swelling from this ultrasound image.