Case of the Week COW #7

Case of the Week COW #7

CC: Numbness and palpitations HPI: 21-year-old Female presents to the Emergency Department (ED) complaining of palpitations and left arm weakness with perioral numbness, which began just prior to arrival. The patient states the episode lasted 30 minutes before completely resolving […]

ACEP Now Review on LVADs

ACEP Now Review on LVADs

Check out this excellent review on managing patients with LVADs from this month’s ACEP Now¬†publication which was written by our own Dr. Yenisleidy Paez Perez, DO PGY-3 and one of our newly graduated residents, Dr. Terrance McGovern, DO.

Breaking Bad News

Breaking Bad News

One of the hardest roles of the emergency physician is giving bad news to a patient or their family members. We review the challenges of this difficult task and introduce a method that can be used to effectively communicate to our patients and/or their families.