Browsing: October 2016

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Interview with an EM/IM Physician Emergency medicine/internal medicine (EM/IM) residency programs are an emerging option that allows residents to become dually board-certified after 5 years of traini
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Medical students from across Texas gathered in Houston this fall for a day of emergency medicine talks and activities. The Texas EMIG Colloquium, hosted by the Baylor Emergency Medicine Interest Group
From the Pool to Medical School: An Interview with Olympic Diver and Medical Student Abby Johnston Medical students often set aside favorite non-medical activities in order to succeed in coursework,
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Critical Care Alert: Effects of Buffered Crystalloids vs. Saline on Acute Kidney Injury in Resuscitation of ICU Patients A 60-year-old man presents to the emergency department with fever, productive
Consult Corner Ortho EM Resident is pleased to introduce a new column. “Consult Corner” is designed to help you communicate effectively when seeking input from other specialists. In our inaugural col
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Michael J. Caudell, MD, FACEP, FAWM, DiMM Medical school & residency: Medical College of Georgia Current position: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University: Professor of Emergency Medicine; M
A Personal Story of Burnout Up until this past week, I thought I had a good handle on burnout. I thought I had figured it out. At some point during the past year, during a string of overnight shifts
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OMM in the Emergency Department Any Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) is familiar with the following question: “Hey Doc, what does that DO mean after your name?” While a detailed response regardin
Rapid Research Review: Power Power Recall that Type I error  is the probability of falsely rejecting the null hypothesis (H0) based on our sample even though H0 is true in the population. Alternative
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STEMI or no STEMI? A Challenging Diagnosis A 26-year-old anxious, diaphoretic male presents with crushing mid-sternal chest pain that awakened him from sleep. Past medical history is unremarkable asi