Browsing: August 2017

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Tornado Touchdown: Mississippi Medical Students Overcome Disaster In the early morning hours of Jan. 21, 2017, medical students in Mississippi were”¦ studying. Like every other first-year student, I
Program Director Interview Series: Robin Naples, MD | Thomas Jefferson University Robin Naples, MD, Program Director of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program, spok
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Central Line Training in a Resource-Limited Environment Medical residents in the United States have the opportunity to learn and practice procedures on simulators before ever attempting them on a rea
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Sides of the Same Coin: Dispelling Myths About Palliative Care in the ED Emergency Medicine (EM) and Hospice/Palliative Medicine (HPM) are often viewed as two medical specialties on opposite sides of
Resident on the Reservation: A Month with the Indian Health Service Tuba City is an unincorporated town baked into the high desert of northern Arizona. With a population of 9,000, it is a major cente
Tripping off Trumpets: Diagnosis and Management of Jimson Weed Toxicity A 16-year-old male is brought to the emergency department for confusion and hallucinations for the past hour. Two hours prior t
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Saber Tooth Tigers: Tactical Thinking in Emergency Medicine The double doors leading to the emergency department opened and I was greeted by a large, startling Ice Age animal that opened its menacing
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Telemedicine A 34-year-old female woke up today with a sore throat. She hoped she would improve as the day went on, but the pain persisted despite over-the-counter medications. She tried calling her
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On Doctoring at the Olympics An Insider's View of Event Medicine Editor's note: During the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, two adventurous emergency medicine residents served as
Representative Council
Anatomy of an EMRA Resolution The EMRA Representative Council passed a whopping 16 resolutions at its spring meeting in Orlando, tackling topics ranging from electronic and remote voting (now approve