Browsing: April 2015

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
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
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
Man vs Machine Computer screens burn my eyes. But patients expectantly staring at me from a distance while I interact with a machine is even more uncomfortable. Entering medicine, I envisioned spendi
ED Management of Calcium-Channel Blocker, Beta Blocker, and Digoxin Toxicity From the February 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “EMP – Emergency Department Management of Calcium-Channel Blo
The Case for Prehospital and ED Use of Tourniquets A 27-year-old male is brought in by ambulance after experiencing a gunshot wound to the mid right thigh. At the time of his arrival with EMS, he is
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
Spring Meeting Preview One of the strengths and one of the challenges of EMRA will always be its changing membership. Senior residents will soon be graduating and becoming attending physicians and a
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
Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Children From the February 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “PEMP – Emergency Department Management of Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Chil