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Emergency Medical Minute


Mar 31, 2020

In the past two weeks, warnings, questions, and misinformation concerning COVID-19 and NSAID use have been pun intended..virally. The pace of this evolving pandemic and the equally quick pace of the news and social media news cycle have meant that information and misinformation travel equally fast. Today...

Mar 30, 2020

Contributor: Dylan Luyten, MD

Educational Pearls:

  • After you diagnose a pulmonary embolism (PE) via CT or VQ scan, we need to categorize the PE as massive, sub-massive, or just PE to dictate treatment.  
  • Massive PE: shock with hypotension due to an embolism, and the treatment of choice is thrombolysis with IV tPA with...

Mar 27, 2020

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD

Research By: Elizabeth Esty and Nathan Novotny


  1. Osumi M. Questions raised over COVID-19 reinfection after Japanese woman develops illness again. The Japan Times. Published February 28,...

Mar 25, 2020

The circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus are quickly evolving and that means that EMM will have to as well. For the foreseeable future, EMM will be releasing COVID-19 updates. In this series, we will report the most recent statistics, summarize the newest literature and answer YOUR burning questions. Submit...