Browsing: August 2014

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EMRA Prepares to Blow into the Windy City Every autumn, EMRA gears up for its biggest meeting of the year, held in conjunction with ACEP's Scientific Assembly. This year for ACEP14, our destination l
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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,
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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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
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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
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
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
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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
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Advice on Preparing for a Career Abroad Introducing the Expert Dr. Stephanie Kayden, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of International EM and Humanitarian Programs, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medi