Browsing: October 2015

Management of Post-tPA Intracerebral Hemorrhage On your next shift, you find yourself evaluating a 58-year-old-male with acute onset of left upper and lower extremity weakness and a facial droop that
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The Pediatric Airway Clinical Scenario You are working an overnight shift at a single-coverage emergency department, when EMS calls ahead with a pediatric medical alert. They are three minutes out wi
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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
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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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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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Collecting Better Data for Better Care As new interns embark on the path towards becoming EM physicians, many may be surprised (and sometimes frustrated) to realize the sheer volume of patients who m
ACEP's Local Benefit: ACEP Chapter Opportunity Database ACEP Chapter Opportunities for Residents and Students When you joined EMRA and ACEP, did you know that you also became a member of a third orga
Strength in Our Numbers Fiscal Year 2014-2015 (FY14-15) has been yet another success for EMRA. Our continued growth in terms of membership, member benefits, and financial standing is a true testament
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Our Call to Duty As a young man I was a Boy Scout – khaki shirt, shoulder sash, merit badges, and all. Like all of the other boys in my troop, I used to stand at attention and recite the Scout oath a