Browsing: October 2014

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An Evidence-Based Approach to Blunt Chest Trauma in Children From the November 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Management Of Blunt Chest Trauma In Children: An Evidenc
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An Evidence-Based Approach to Acute Aortic Syndromes From the December 2013 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach To Acute Aortic Syndromes.” Reprinted with permission. T
Board Review Questions: October 2014 Provided by PEER VIII. PEER (Physician's Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP's gold standard in self-assessment and educational revie
Which is Which? THE CASE The Patients The images provided come from two different patients who presented to the ED with non-ocular complaints, but the ocular findings seen in the clinical photographs
Small Bugs with Big Bites: North American Tick-Borne Diseases James Hall, MD, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO Sajid Khan, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine,
Celebrating a Banner Year: 2014 Financial Report As we enter October our cycle comes to a close, and EMRA marks another historic year. This month also signifies the end of my term as your treasurer.
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Reflecting on the Journey I remember that day in 2012 so well, when at ACEP's Scientific Assembly in Denver I took my seat amongst the EMRA board as your new vice speaker. These past two years have c
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What? I Have to Leave Residency? Planning for Your ""Real World"" Future It happens every late fall and accelerates into spring; graduating residents start to stress about the move into practice. Not
Talk to the Hand: Perilunate Dislocations Sarah Espinoza, MD, Resident Physician, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA Background: Perilunate dislocation with transcaphoid fracture Lunate and perilunate dislo
Dangerous Elements: The Story of Lead and its Toxic Effects A brief history In the roaring twenties, New York City was known to have the United States' premier forensic toxicology lab. Appointed in 1