Clinical Pearl Blog: 54-year-old male w/ fever, malaise, cough

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearl of the Month, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Urgent Care

Clinical Pearl Blog from MedChallenger medical education

Test your clinical knowledge with this clinical pearl of the month review question. A 54-year-old man presents in follow-up from an emergency department (ED) visit a day prior. He was told to see his doctor for a recheck, after presenting to the ED with fever, malaise, and occasional cough. The patient is a long-time smoker of a pack per day. … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Infant with Brief Apneic Event

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

ALTE BRUE guidelines knowledge check

The 2016 American Academy of Pediatric (AAP) Guidelines changed both the terminology and management of apparent life-threatening episodes (ALTE) in infants. Do you know the most recent guidelines for the management of infants with ALTE? Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Medical News

Check your knowledge of acute ischemic stroke guidelines

The 2018 AHA Ischemic Stroke Guidelines contain more recommendations than ever regarding brain imaging and initial medical/invasive treatment choices. Try the review question below and find out how these guidelines affect ischemic stroke care.  Learn what’s recently changed and what has not changed regarding early treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline … Read More

Emergency Medicine LLSA Review 2019 Now Available

Med-ChallengerEmergency Medicine, Personal Education

Attention ABEM diplomates! 2019’s annual set of LLSA readings are now active. It’s time to prepare for your exam. Offering 12 new articles for 2019, with article summaries, key points, and Q&A review, Med-Challenger’s LLSA Subscription also includes an exam simulator to aid in LLSA exam review. ABEM diplomates are required to complete four ABEM LLSA tests in each five-year … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Thrombolysis for Pulmonary Embolism

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Medical News

Emergency Medicine Guidelines Knowledge Check Pneumonia

Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Andrea Eberly, MD, FAAEM. Try this review question and find out if you’re following the most current guideline. A 32-year old man presents from a rehabilitation facility with acute dyspnea and mild hypoxia. He … Read More

ABEM LLSA Articles 2016 – 2019

Kelly SeagravesEmergency Medicine, Personal Education

ABEM LLSA articles

Emergency medicine maintenance of certification requirements (EM MOC) include successful completion of annual ABEM Lifelong Learning Self-Assessment (LLSA) exams on a set of journal articles designated by the ABEM. Tracking down these articles is a pain. Then you have to read them all and prep for an exam over the content. The best EM LLSA prep plan for handling your … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Sepsis Resuscitation Fluids?

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Medical News

Emergency Medicine Guidelines Knowledge Check Pneumonia

Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Andrea Eberly, MD, FAAEM. Try this review question and find out if you’re following the most current guideline. An 88-year-old man presents with a significant change in mental status. Urinalysis is positive for leukocyte … Read More

12 Tips for Avoiding Opioid-related Prescription Trouble

Med-ChallengerEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education

Opioid Prescription Best Practices

Your medical license is likely your most valuable – and expensive – investment. Don’t lose it by taking needless risks that could result in the diversion of prescription drugs to illegitimate use. Understand the laws designed to prevent diversion, know how the government investigates and prosecutes it, and apply practical steps you can take right now to stay on the … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Life-Threatening Tension Pneumothorax

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Medical News

Emergency Medicine Guidelines Knowledge Check Pneumonia

Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Andrea Eberly, MD, FAAEM. Try this review question and find out if you’re following the most current guideline. A 36-year old female bicyclist weighing about 160 lbs. is brought in by EMS after being … Read More

2019 Emergency Medicine Board ABEM Review Course with CME Credits

Kelly SeagravesEmergency Medicine, Personal Education

2019 emergency medicine board review course

Med-Challenger’s EM course has been expertly crafted from the ground up. Our Emergency Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Andrea C. Eberly, MD, M.S., FAAEM, and our editorial team of Emergency Medicine contributors have produced over 3,600 ABEM board exam questions based on the ABEM’s exam content guidelines. The questions in the course have an expanded remediation section that not only explains the reasoning … Read More