Browsing: August 2017

ECG Challenge - Aug 2017 Case. A 97-year-old female with a past medical history of congestive heart failure with an ejection fraction of 20%, hypertension, and chronic left bundle branch block presen
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
Letter from the Editor Every year as interns don their long white coats for the first time ever, swipe their glossy name badges, and figure out where the bathrooms are, I have flashbacks to my first
Pediatric Drowning: In Over Your Head The sudden and unexpected death of a child is especially tragic when it is preventable, which is oftentimes the case with drowning. There have been multiple term
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
Floaters: Retinal Detachment, Posterior Vitreous Detachment, or Vitreous Hemorrhage? A 68-year-old female with a history of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia presents to the emergency depart
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
Otolaryngology EMR: What is the most effective way to present an otolaryngology consult over the phone? In general, a focused presentation following an upfront, clearly stated consult question with a
Diagnose this Condition The Patient     A 28-year-old female, who was the restrained front passenger in a motor vehicle accident 1 week before, presents to the ED with abdominal pain. A CT scan of th
Health Policy Journal Club: Emergency Docs Have No Clue About Costs August 2017 Fewer than half of health care providers accurately comprehend costs to patients. Emergency department health care prof