Browsing: August 2014

Infecting the Masses: Soft Tissue Infections and Ultrasound Sarah H. Michael, DO, MS, Resident, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI There are few tasks in emergency medicine that are as simple to
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Lobbying with ACEP: Health Policy from LAC14 Each May, emergency physicians from across the country converge in Washington, D.C. at ACEP's Leadership and Advocacy Conference (LAC) to advocate for iss
Small Spaces: Ultrasound-Guided Small Joint Aspiration Meredith Hill-Ciesielski, MD, Ultrasound Fellow, Detroit Receiving and Sinai Grace Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Mark Favot, MD,
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Metformin-Associated Lactic Acidosis Case A 52-year-old woman with a history of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, neuropathy, and frequent urinary tract infections arrives by ambulance for prog
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The Art of Adaptation The only thing more intimidating than your first day as an intern is your first day as an attending. There is the inherent realization that you no longer have the safety net of
Thoracic Aortic Dissection James Hall, MD, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO Sajid Khan, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kan
Scorpion's Sting Christine Huang, MD, EM Pediatric Resident, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Background There are over 1,500 species of scorpions worldwide, of which only about 50 are dangerous eno
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Taking the Financial Initiative Nathaniel Minnick, DO, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI Every year the cycle restarts. Newly appointed senior residents begin to search for jobs, comp
Feeling the Burn: Tips to Combating Medical Burnout Sepi Jooniani, MD, MPH, Resident, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI What does burnout mean? Do your feelings of cynicism mean you've lost your heart
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Practical EM Ethics Mike Schick, DO, MA, Ultrasound Fellow, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA Case A regular “super user” of your ED, whom you have grown to know well, presents as he typically does. EMS drop