CT for Occult Scaphoid Fracture

Washington University Emergency Medicine Journal Club– April 20th, 2023 Vingnette: You are working a shift in EM-2 one weekend when you encounter Mr. S, a right-handed 38-year old man with no significant past medical history who presents with right wrist pain. He had had a few drinks the previous evening to celebrate his birthday and […]

Acetazolamide for Decompensated CHF

Washington University Emergency Medicine Journal Club– February 23rd, 2022 Vingnette: You are working a steady shift in EM-2 one Friday afternoon when you encounter Mr. X, a 50-year-old gentleman with a history of congestive heart failure who presents with 2 days of worsening bilateral lower extremity edema, dyspnea on exertion, and orthopnea. He reports compliance […]

Aggressive vs. Moderate Fluid Resuscitation in Pancreatitis

Washington University Emergency Medicine Journal Club– November 2022 Vignette You are moonlighting in a large community hospital ED one afternoon when youencounter Ms. Y, a pleasant 50-year-old woman with a history of hypertension,hyperlipidemia, and alcohol use disorder. She is complaining of about 12 hours ofepigastric abdominal pain that does not radiate, with associated nausea andnonbloody […]

The Hestia Score & Outpatient Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism

Washington University Emergency Medicine Journal Club– January 18th, 2023 Vignette You are moonlighting in a large community hospital ED one afternoon when you encounter Mr. X, a pleasant 68-year-old man with a history of non-small cell lung cancer on chemotherapy, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus. He complains of sudden-onset left-sided pleuritic chest pain and dyspnea. He […]

Trans-esophageal ECHO in Cardiac Arrest

Washington University Emergency Medicine Journal Club – September 22nd, 2022 Vignette: You are working a shift in TCC when you get a pager about a 68-year-old gentleman with a history of atrial fibrillation who was found pulseless after passing out during his weekly golf game. Bystander CPR was initiated and upon EMS arrival his first rhythm […]

EMS Fellow Recognized with 2022 Unsung Hero Award

EMS Fellow Joseph Finney, M.D., EMT, was recognized by Dr. Gary Silverman, Professor & Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, with the 2022 Unsung Hero Award for his work promoting pediatric pre-hospital care. 

Dr. Adeoye elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation (Links to an external site)

Four physician-scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been elected members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation in recognition of original, creative and independent investigations in the clinical or allied sciences of medicine. The new members — Opeolu M. Adeoye, MD; Ying (Maggie) Chen, MD; Kory Lavine, MD; and Julie K. Schwarz, MD — will […]

Randall Jotte, MD, FACEP, Receives MOCEP R.R. Hannas Physician of the Year Award

Randall Jotte, MD, FACEP, was selected to receive the 2022 Missouri College of Emergency Physicians’ (MOCEP) R.R. Hannas Physician of the Year Award. He was nominated by his peers. The award will be presented to Dr. Jotte at the Missouri Emergency Medicine Symposium April 22, 2022, in Osage Beach, Mo. As described in his nomination, […]