Category: Infectious Disease

Travel Emergencies

One of the topics that we typically DONT study much in Emergency Medicine is tropical medicine, and specifically fever in returning travelers. The reason this is important, is because MALARIA is a huge life threat in this patient population that can be easily missed. It is very important to ask about recent travel and then go through a simple approach when they say “yes”.

Sepsis (Critical Diagnosis)

Today we are talking about one of the most dangerous disorders a patient can have… Sepsis. There is a lot to cover with this including the history of sepsis management, definitions, and a modern day approach. We will cover each of these things and more in this week’s episode.

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