Which procedures are aerosol generating? This post discusses one approach on how to answer the droplet versus aerosol question in your practice environment.
This video details how to make an N95 mask from an anesthesia mask, a viral filter and straps from a nebulizer mask.
The exponential spread of coronavirus is real. This sobering read speaks to how the swiftness of the response makes a difference.
Soap and water really does a good job killing coronavirus!
This post briefly discusses what type of test we are currently using for the COVID-19 / coronavirus pandemic.
This is the recorded version of the CDC webinar / teleconference on caring for women and children with coronavirus
How effective has the flu shot been thus far? Is it helping at all? What about patients that haven't gotten one yet? Answers to these and more questions are in this post.
Peritonsillar abscesses are one of the most important complications of strep pharyngitis. Those of you who work in general Emergency Departments see them all the time. They are less common in Pediatric Emergency Departments. Nevertheless, recognition is clinical and we all need to know what to do with a PTA.
2020 marks the return of Briefs - focused cases that tackle the basics. This edition features a classic rash that we all should know.
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with the always delightful Dr. Patricia Chambers to talk about influenza. In our conversation we discussed how to discuss testing or not for the flu, as well as why antivirals are not always indicated.