Journal Club

Procalcitonin: All the rave? Anthony J. Hackett, DO There seems to be an awful lot of talk lately about the utility of procalcitonin in prognosticating, detecting and tracking bacterial infections. This article review looks at a fairly recent meta-analysis in The Lancet Journal of Infectious Disease which aims to look at all of the data […]

By Joel A. Miller, MD, FAAEM, FACEP Recently, we reviewed a landmark study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM Missed diagnosis of ACS in the ED_2000) that formed much of the foundation and justification of the AHA guidelines that currently guide our practice in caring for patients with chest pain.  In looking […]