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
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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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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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
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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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
Board Review Questions: August 2017 A social worker brings a 10-month-old boy to the emergency department for an examination before placing him in a foster home. He was removed from his own home beca
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Letter to the Editor Clarification on Take-Home Naloxone Dear Editor, We applaud EM Resident (June/July 2017) cover and related review on “Take-Home Naloxone.” We would like to provide clarification
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