Browsing: October 2015

Finding the Invisible: Using Ultrasound to Combat Fournier's Case A 77-year-old male with coronary artery disease, diabetes, and a recent left femoral neck fracture is sent to the ED for non-resolvin
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Emergent Concerns in Ovarian Stimulation Clinical Case A 39-year-old female presents with acute right lower abdominal pain that awoke her from sleep. Her only medical history involves progesterone us
Foreign Travelers: Cutaneous Parasitic Infections from Abroad Case Presentation You step into the room of a 22-year-old female sent from her primary care physician for incision and drainage of two fa
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The Options for Training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Do you remember the “sorting hat” from Harry Potter? Plop it down on the noggin of an aspiring young student, and it mumbles and grumbles in
Photophobia The Patient A 31-year-old female presents to the emergency department with 1 week of right eye pain, redness, excessive tearing, and photophobia. She denies any trauma, chemical exposures
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Rich Levitan, MD, FACEP Rich Levitan, MD, FACEP How many frequent flier miles have you racked up this year? It's a safe bet Rich Levitan has at least doubled you. Between clinical shifts in Colorado,
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EMRA Resident Forum and ACEP15: Make the Most of It! It happens in late fall and accelerates into spring: Graduating residents start to stress about the move into practice. Not the medical or profess
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Social Emergency Medicine: It's What We Do “One thing I know: The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” — Albert Schweitzer The role of
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Treating the Convicted Residents in the receiving hospital for one of the world's largest correctional facilities see a wide variety of incarcerated patients with an array of chief complaints. The CD
Be the Change Project Addresses ICU Boarders Editor's Note: In 2014, a team from Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois, was awarded the EMRA Be the Change Grant for their “ICU Boarders