Browsing: December 2016

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Top Stories of 2016 EM Resident's top stories of 2016 are as varied and dynamic as the field they represent. From advice for medical students to a range of clinical updates, you clicked and read and
Program Director Interview Series: Maria Moreira, MD | Denver Health This month, the EMRA Medical Student Council interviewed Maria Moreira, MD, Program Director at Denver Health's Emergency Medicine
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Intern Year: 6-Month Slump I don't know about you all, but 6 months into intern year I found myself a little pooped. It's not the “4 a.m. on my first nightshift back—hospital coffee isn't cutting it—
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Critical Care Alert: Intensive Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage A 57-year-old male with a history of hypertension and diabetes develops a severe headache and nausea.
ECG Challenge Case. A 79-year-old male with a medical history of “some heart problems” presents to the emergency department with 3 days of fatigue and shortness of breath. This ECG is obtained in tri
Post-Intubation Tracheal Tear Leading to Abdominal Compartment Syndrome A 46-year-old female with a history of asthma and anxiety presents to the emergency department (ED) with progressively worsenin
ACEP16: A Sure Bet for Progress With EMRA events spanning more than a week in Las Vegas, progress surged on multiple fronts. Resolutions & Elections The Representative Council discussed, debated — an
New EMRA Leaders Congratulations new EMRA Board Leaders!   Alicia Kurtz, MD, President Chief Resident, UCSF Fresno, Fresno, CA president@emra.org  /  @aliciakurtz_md Describe your leadership style in
Congratulations Award Recipients! ACEP16 Travel Scholarships: Abena Obenewaa Akomeah, MD; Jerome Rogich; Michelle Lynch   Clinical Excellence Award (presented by program director Salvatore Silvestri,
Board Review Questions: November 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 revi