Browsing: August 2017

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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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
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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Keep on Rockin' in Emergency Medicine First and foremost, a huge welcome to all of our new members! We are so excited to have this year's interns up an at ”�em in our departments already. While you m
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EMRA Alumni Membership: We're Your People Throughout Your Career! EMRA members are uniquely talented individuals who shape the face of emergency medicine. We want to enable you to continue being rock
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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
Improvised Medicine: Lessons from the Wilderness Improvised medicine might be viewed as a skill reserved for the wilderness — for the people who can whittle an entire trauma bay out of a few sticks.
Is There a Doctor on Board? Answering the Call for Help It is not every day that we have an encounter that reminds us exactly why we love emergency medicine. I was fortunate and unfortunate enough to
The Daddy Diaries: Emergency Tee-ball Editor's note: Dr. McDonald and his wife are raising 7 children as he completes his third year of residency, serves on the EMRA Board, and represents residents o
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Obsidian The pager goes off”¦ trauma activation. SICU and I'm on call. I make my way to the ED. My fellow resident is there, doing the lateral canthotomy, ET tube's in. It's bad — auto vs. pedestrian