Browsing: August 2016

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Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine As our country grows more diverse, tackling health disparities is imperative to improving patient outcomes. After all, human experiences and cultural per
Board Review Questions: August 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 review
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Mel Herbert, MD, MBBS, BMedSci, FACEP, FAAEM @MelHerbert   The incomparable Mel Herbert will serve as a judge for EMRA's 20 in 6 Resident Lecture Competition in Las Vegas. As one of the highly acclai
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EndStep2CS, Gun Violence Research, GME Funding, and More EM Updates from the 2016 AMA Annual Meeting The American Medical Association (AMA) met in Chicago June 11-15 to discuss key issues pertaining
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Taking the Plunge: Lessons from ACEP's EMBRS Workshop Interested in pursuing a fellowship that will require research? Better yet, interested in a career in emergency medicine research? ACEP's Emergen
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In-Service Exams, E-Orals, and a New Emergency Medicine Dual Specialty Updates from the American Board of Emergency Medicine Today's emergency medicine residents are more tech-savvy than ever, and th
Ahead of the Curve: Assessment of Fluid Responsiveness in the ED A 70-year-old male with a history of atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure presents to the emergency department (ED) hypote
Bupropion: Skinny Happy Drug or Toxicologic Menace? A 24-year-old woman with a history of bulimia and depression is brought to the emergency department by ambulance. The patient is agitated and unab
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Letter from the Editor I cried the first time I read general surgery resident Dr. Joshua Corso's Facebook post about his blood-stained shoes in the aftermath of the Orlando shooting. It went somethin
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It's Time to Take a Stand On June 12, 2016, the United States was again shaken to its core and reminded of the devastation that guns can cause. In a span of 3 hours, more than 50 young people were ki