Browsing: August 2017

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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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
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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
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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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
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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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Taking a Cue from Netflix, Priceline (and more) The Sustainable ED Looks to Other Industries for Tech With the current rise in patient census and physician burnout, is today's model of emergency medi
Angling for Success: Techniques for Fishhook Removal in the ED An 11-year-old boy presents to the emergency department. While fishing, he was startled by a dog. He began to run away but tripped, land
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Post-Intubation Sedation Bridging the Gap Between the Emergency Department and the Intensive Care Unit The practice of endotracheal intubation is often executed as follows: the endotracheal tube is p