Browsing: October 2014

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
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Shaking Down Shigella Brian C. Phillips, MD, Resident Physician, Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN As few as 10-200 organisms may be sufficient to develop an infecti
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Choosing EM: The Value of Supporting Student Interest Groups Joshua Feblowitz, MS, MSIV, Former EMIG President, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA The contributions of emergency medicine residents an
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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
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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
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
The Roll-Out of Health Insurance Exchanges: From Disaster to Success On October 1, 2013 U.S. health insurance exchanges opened to enrollees. Individuals were eligible to use the exchanges if they wer
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Small, but Deadly: Nine Pediatric Toxic Ingestions that Can be Fatal at Low Doses Part 1. Single-Pill Killers Introduction In this issue of EM Resident we present Part One in a two-part series on tox
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Value of Service: Giving Your Time As I approach the end of my year as EMRA president, I think it's natural to get a bit sentimental. And while yes, I do have one year remaining as immediate past-pre
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Tips for the Interview Trail Congratulations, EM residency applicants! The toughest part of medical school is behind you. You've taken Step 1 (and most likely, Step 2), you've completed your pre-clin