Tagged ‘Infectious Diseases’

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This post takes a deep dive into infective endocarditis with a focus on diagnosis.
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Take a deep dive with us into the diagnosis and management of septic arthritis.
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Journal Review

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Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI), specifically skin abscesses, are an increasingly common cause for emergency department (ED) visits. Many of these are uncomplicated and are treated in the ED with incision and drainage (I&D) and then discharged.
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This post discusses a common, painful entity; herpes zoster.
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Journal Review

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Cellulitis is a common emergency department (ED) presentation. Despite the fact that diagnosis remains relatively straight forward, complexity remains in management in terms of the causative agent and appropriate antibiotic regimen.
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Journal Review

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Fever without source in infants less than three months old presents a difficult diagnostic dilemma for ED physicians.  Over the past 25 years several algorithms have been developed to help guide clinicians,
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