Browsing: February 2017

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Clinical Apps for EM I'm one of those people who collects too many apps, most of which never get used. However, during my third-year EM clerkship and my fourth-year EM sub-I rotations, I identified a
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Making the Most of Your Summer Looking forward to the summer months, it can be overwhelming to decide what you should do as an EM-bound medical student. To alleviate some of this stress, here are som
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Medical Student SIMWars “This is Ambulance 80. We are currently en route to your facility with a 72-year-old male who sustained a 2-story fall”¦” To an experienced provider, this may sound like the b
Board Review Questions: January 2017 Provided by PEER VIII. PEER (Physician's Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP's gold standard in self-assessment and educational revie
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Consult Corner Radiology How often do you call radiology for assistance? Learn how to present your case in the most efficient, professional manner — and how to avoid any pitfalls. Bradley Strout, MD,
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Can I Take Your Order? Patient Satisfaction in Emergency Medicine A man named Tim goes out to eat at a restaurant. He asks Joe, the server, for his recommendation. Joe insists the salmon is by far th
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Poisoned Pump: Management of Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity A 46-year-old male with a history of hypertension presents after an intentional overdose of 500 mg of amlodipine 1 hour prior to arrival.
Approach to Abdominal Pain in the Geriatric Patient You are working in the emergency department on a pleasant Sunday afternoon when the paramedics wheel in an 85-year-old gentleman who has been havin
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Rapid Research Review: More Study Types More Study Types Case Series This is used when the objective is to describe and find patterns related to a particular disease/problem. Case series are useful f
Fight Bites and Other Human Bite Injuries A 27-year-old male presents to the emergency department complaining of purulent drainage from a wound to his right hand. He says that he was in a fight about