Emergency Medicine Evaluation and Management of Anemia.

Abstract: Anemia is a common condition and is diagnosed on laboratory assessment. It is defined by abnormally low hemoglobin concentration or decreased red blood cells. Several classification systems exist. Laboratory markers provide important information. Acute...

Environmental emergencies.

Abstract: This article reviews the pearls and pitfalls of high-altitude sickness, decompression sickness, and barotrauma; new findings relevant to the near-drowning patient; continued controversies on hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning; pitfalls in...