SAEM Clinical Images Series: A Man with Blurry Vision
August 18, 2023
A middle-aged man with a past medical history of hypertension and tobacco use disorder presented to the Emergency Department after evaluation by an ophthalmologist. He...
Imaging Technique Reveals Living Brain Tissue in its Complexity
August 7, 2023
Researchers at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria have developed a brain imaging technique called Live Information Optimized Nanoscopy Enabling Saturated Segmentation (LIONESS). The...
AI-Powered Pain Relief: Interview with Claire Smith, VP at Nevro
July 19, 2023
Nevro, a medtech company based in California, has developed the HFX iQ spinal cord stimulation system, which is intended to treat chronic pain. While spinal...
Robotic Glove Helps Stroke Patients Relearn Dexterity
Researchers at Florida Atlantic University have developed a soft robotic glove that can assist stroke patients to relearn how to perform dexterous tasks with their...
Fiber Probes to Investigate Brain-Gut Relationship
July 10, 2023
Engineers at MIT have developed a microelectronic probe that can measure and influence the behavior of neurons involved in the brain-gut axis. Neural communication between...
Low Current Nanoelectrode for High Resolution Brain Stimulation
June 26, 2023
Scientists at Rice University have developed a highly flexible nanoelectrode that is designed for long-term implantation in the brain. The brain stimulation provided by the...
Urine Test for Parkinson’s Disease
June 6, 2023
Scientists at Purdue University have developed a urine test for early-stage Parkinson’s disease. The technology involves isolating extracellular vesicles of neural origin from urine samples...
EM Quick Hits 49 Stroke Management Update, Intussusception, 5 Penetrating Trauma Tips, Skin Foreign Body Hack, CT Radiation Risk, Emergency Fund
On this month's EM Quick HIts podcast: Anand Swaminathan on EVT for large vessel occlusion strokes, Sarah Reid on picking up intussusception, Andrew Petrosoniak on...
Phenobarbital as First-Line Medication for Alcohol Withdrawal: Have You Switched From Benzodiazepines Yet?
June 1, 2023
Are you using phenobarbital instead of benzodiazepines as the first-line monotherapy for patients in alcohol withdrawal in the Emergency Department (ED)? If not, you probably...
T. Alex Rogers, MD
Soft Robotic Electrode Enables Minimally Invasive Placement
May 23, 2023
Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have developed a soft robotic electrode, that can be advanced through a small hole in...
Rapid Detection of Misfolded Proteins
May 22, 2023
Scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed a method to detect misfolded proteins more rapidly and sensitively. The technique could eventually allow clinicians to...
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