Category: EM Images

Don’t Clam Up: Emergent Thoracotomy

    29 year-old male arrives as a trauma notification. EMS states patient had a single gunshot wound to the mid-chest with vitals as follows: HR 120, BP 90/50, RR 22, SpO2 95%. The patient is mumbling incoherently with spontaneous…

Black and Blue and Red All Over

  A 72 year-old female presents to your ED for excruciating, “10/10” left leg pain. Patient states that the pain awoke her from sleep two days ago, but she never went to the ED because she hates doctors. She states she’s having…

Itsy Bitsy Spider

A 34 year-old male with no medical problems presents to the emergency department with a bug bite. He states he was cleaning out his attic when he felt a pinch on his right arm. He saw a spider on his…

Skateboarding Shenanigans

A 20 year-old man with no PMH presents to the ED after skateboarding injury. He states he was skateboarding around a construction site when he felt a sharp object cut the back of his right leg. Vitals are within normal…