Browsing: October 2016

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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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