Browsing: October 2016

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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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
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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
Board Review Questions: October 2016 Provided by PEER VIII. PEER (Physician's Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP's gold standard in self-assessment and educational revie
Diagnose this Condition The Patient A 62-year-old male presents to the ER complaining of right knee pain. He was changing a light bulb when he lost his balance and fell from a 6-foot height, landing
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The Danger of Weight Loss Supplements A 54-year-old male presents with a chief complaint of heat exhaustion. He is a truck driver who has been traveling across the country without air conditioning. P
Evidence-Based Updates Case 1 A 6-year-old female presents with 3 days of fever, nausea, and vomiting from a presumed viral gastroenteritis. On examination she is febrile to 39 degrees Celsius and he
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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