Welcome to the website of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Our urban location provides a fast-paced and challenging environment for learning and clinical practice. Coupled with state-of-the art technology and cutting-edge academic resources available to us as part of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, we offer comprehensive training in emergency medicine. Our educational responsibilities have our highest commitment. We are shaping the future of emergency medicine in the United States and abroad.
In a recent letter to the editor, Drs. Mak Moayedi and Michael Winters described the conversion of an Easy IJ into a multi-lumen central venous catheter. (continued)
Nubia Seyoum, MD, Semhar Tewelde, MD, and Zachary Dezman, MD, MS, MS, published the case report titled “Male with Severe Hypertension and Dyspnea” in the Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine column of the January issue of The Journal of Emergency Medicine (2018;54:e7-38). (continued)
Nicole Cimino-Fiallos, MD, Wan-Tsu W. Chang, MD, Laura J. Bontempo, MD, MEd, and Zachary Dezman, MD, MS, MS, published the case report titled “54-Year-Old Female With a Syncopal Episode” in Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine (2018;2:1-6). (continued)
The search for an objective reliable test for mild traumatic brain injury found an early promising result last week. ... (continued)
Abnormal ocular movement (e.g. nystagmus) can often be observed in select CNS pathology. Certain drugs/toxin overdose can also induce nystagmus.... (continued)
-Nonischemic cardiomyopathy, classically seen in post-menopausal women preceded by an emotional or physical stressor -Named for characteristic appearance... (continued)
75 y/o M is brought in by EMS after he fell off the light rail and hit his head. In the ED he is A&Ox3, and is asking for a urinal. Two minutes later... (continued)
Patient: 11 month old with trouble breathing and color change after a family member sprayed air freshener. Symptoms have since resolved. What... (continued)