Browsing: June 2015

Solo Sodium: Emergent Management of Symptomatic Hyponatremia  A 62-year-old Hispanic male is brought in by EMS for altered mental status and new onset seizure. On arrival to the emergency department
Resuscitation and the Humeral Intraosseous Line A lethargic 56-year-old female with a history of end stage renal disease and intravenous drug use presents with hypoglycemia and severe hypotension. De
Opinions and History on Laryngoscopy As Kleenex ® has evolved to relate to facial tissue, video laryngoscopy (VL) has become a descriptor for any use of a laryngoscope device with a video camera on i
MSIV Reflections on Matching EM (Part 2) What I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then From the EMRA Medical Student Council   Introduction Welcome back to part two of our MSC's reflections on matching, th
Larger Aspirations: Support for Organizational Resident Involvement When program directors review applications for potential candidates for the incoming intern class, one of the aspects assessed is t
Researching Barriers Research — An Important Skill? The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) states that a medical “curriculum must advance residents' knowledge of the basic p
National Movements and Local Roots EMRA Continues to Represent its Members on the Largest Stages Hello EMRA members! It has been so exciting serving as your Vice Speaker. I joined the now 13,000+ mem
It's Never Too Early Over the past 20 years, I have had the opportunity to work with thousands of different financial situations, encompassing many different practice and income models, as well as ma
The Pursuit I wish I were perfect. At least I wish I were a perfect doctor. As a human I'm willing to accept that I make errors and sometimes fall short or make missteps in life. But, when others are
Stroke Alert: Beyond the Non-Con A 60-year-old female presents to the ED with altered speech and decreased responsiveness that began less than one hour ago. Outside of a resolving hypoxia, all vital