Browsing: September 2016

Palliative Care, Part 1 The Importance of Early Implementation in the ED Emily is tired. The illness is evident when she arrives in the emergency department (ED). You can see it in her face, her skin
The AAMC Standardized Video Interview A New Approach to the Residency Application? In the increasingly tech-savvy world of medical education, it comes as no surprise that major changes are occurring
REBOA: A Precious (Life)line A 25-year-old male is brought in by EMS with a gunshot wound. Vital signs are as follows: HR 130 BPM, BP 60/palp, RR 24, SpO2 99% RA, and temperature 37.5 Celsius. He app
5 Tips for Residency and Beyond As I write this final article in EM Resident as your President, I am four months out from finishing my EM/IM Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center where I am now
Becoming America's Next Top Medical Performer Medical simulation has experienced rapid growth over the past 15 years, with up to 92% of emergency medicine residencies using simulation in some capacit
Gasping for Air: Albuterol-Induced Lactic Acidosis Pyruvate + NADH + H+  †” lactate + NAD+ Lactic acidosis is a commonly encountered phenomenon within the emergency department (ED). In the setting of
The UtiliTEE of Ultrasound in Cardiac Arrest A 57-year-old obese man with unknown past medical history becomes unresponsive and pulseless on the subway platform with bystander CPR initiated. EMS arri
Letter from the Editor I see my mail carrier about once a week. She usually arrives around 11 am, sometimes later. If I am home, I will wave from the kitchen, occasionally running out with something
Program Director Interview Series: Butch Humbert, MD | Indiana University This month, we interviewed Aloysius "Butch" Humbert, MD, Program Director at Indiana University School of Medicine's emergenc
It's Not News: Thoughts on Medical Errors We've all seen the articles in bold headlines, claiming medical errors are now the third largest cause of death. It's all the rage these days, since a new st