Browsing: October 2014

NULL
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
NULL
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
NULL
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
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
NULL
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
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
NULL
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
NULL
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
NULL
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