Browsing: December 2015

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Looking at the Past, Stepping into the Future The St. Louis International Film Festival recently featured EMRA's Emmy Award-winning documentary 24/7/365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine. In this
When Lightning Strikes A 54-year-old male is brought in by ambulance after being struck by lightning while wiring a house with grounding poles. He was awake at the scene and does not believe he lost
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Risking Life and Limb: Management of Phlegmasia Alba and Cerulea Dolens A 65-year-old woman with a history of breast cancer is brought to the emergency department with one day of left leg swelling,
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Christopher I. Doty, MD, FACEP, FAAEM Medical school: Thomas Jefferson University Residency: SUNY Downstate and Kings County Hospital Current position: Program director and vice chair for Education,
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The Focus: Mastering the Art of Multitasking “Doctor, come quick!” The anxious words pierce my reverie as I sit at my desk, attempting to chip away at the stack of unfinished charts piling up from t
Wolff-Parkinson Wait! A healthy 28-year-old male with no past medical history presents to the emergency department with palpitations and dizziness. Vital signs are within normal limits except for a r
Corneal Hydrops: A Complication of Keratoconus The Patient A 36-year-old female presents to the emergency department with 1 week of decreased vision, pain, and photophobia of her left eye. She denies
Board Review Questions: December 2015 Provided by PEER VIII. PEER (Physician's Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP's gold standard in self-assessment and educational revi
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Urinary Tract Infection in Children From the May 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Urinary Tract Infection in Children: Emergency Department Diagnostics and Interventions.” Repri
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Syncope in Adult Patients From the April 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Syncope: Risk Stratification and Clinical Decision Making.” Reprinted with permission. To access your EMRA member