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
Congratulations Award Recipients! ACEP16 Travel Scholarships: Abena Obenewaa Akomeah, MD; Jerome Rogich; Michelle Lynch   Clinical Excellence Award (presented by program director Salvatore Silvestri,
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
Pimping 101: Maximizing Medical Student Teaching on Shift We've all been there........you wake up late, arriving to your shift just in the nick of time. You log on to the computer and notice the wait