Browsing: April 2015

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Everything We Wish We Learned in Residency No matter where you are completing your EM residency, a solid clinical education and the opportunity to care for, and learn from, diverse and critically ill
Discovering the Artifact Reading Between the Lines in Point-of-Care Ultrasound Mastering point-of-care ultrasound image interpretation takes not only knowledge of anatomy and pathology, but also know
The Masquerading HSV Infection Case Presentation Your next patient is a 36-year-old female with fever, body aches, and headache. She has been ill for four days with a temperature of 101 °F at home. S
MSIV Reflections on Matching EM (Part 1) What I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then From the EMRA Medical Student Council Introduction This time of year brings feelings of change to every medical studen
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Train Tracks This poem is intended to bring to life the inner turmoil and conflict that so many of us live with on a daily basis, day in and day out, as we see so many patients with chronic, preventa
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The Pediatric Burn Patient: A Simplified Approach Burns are a fairly common occurrence among the pediatric population. While most burns are limited and require only localized wound care and outpatien
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Early Cardiac Catheterization and PCI in Cardiac Arrest with ROSC We all know early recognition and early CPR is important for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients; however, what is the optimal ca
On Track: Creating the Critical Care Track in Your EM Residency With these examples and suggestions, you can help prepare or improve your own residency's critical care track. Care of the critically
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Radical Financial Gains Disability Insurance, Retirement Planning, and Refinancing Student Loans April and May often lead to discussion regarding the subject of transition. Whether upgrading PGY stat
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Pathways to Critical Care Fellowship Training (Panel Discussion, ACEP14) The Fellows' Perspective Ann Tsung, MD. Ann is from the University of Florida and has matched at Washington University in St.