This years ACEP 2016 conference took place in Las Vegas, NV from Oct 16th - 19th. There was greater than 350 courses, labs, and workshops given throughout the week. It was impossible to make all of these great lectures, but I was able to take away some very important clinical pearls that I wanted to share with our readers. ...Read More
Recently, I have been asked if there are any studies that have been performed over the past few years that should shape the way emergency medicine physicians should practice and can greatly improve patient care. So I asked some of my friends and colleagues if there are any studies that stick out in their minds. Below is a list of four game changers in emergency medicine that others felt were of importance....Read More
Gallbladder cancer (GBC) incidence ranges from 12 - 62% when porcelain gallbladder (PGB) is seen. You ever wonder where these numbers come from? Well, these are the quoted numbers from two studies done in 1959 and 1966. These studies also indicated that if porcelain gallbladder was seen, that a prophylactic cholecystectomy should be performed. Is this the best evidence we have? Is there nothing more recent? Well, it turns out there is.