Browsing: February 2018

Cultural and Ethical Barriers Cultural disparities and reactions may seem confusing to many physicians and volunteers. One evening, while practicing in a rural Ugandan emergency department (ED), I wa
Capnography: Monitoring Asthma Patients Asthma is a common complaint among patients presenting to emergency departments, with approximately 2 million ED visits annually for asthma exacerbation in the
Board Review Questions: February 2018 NEW! PEER IX QUESTIONS NOW AVAILABLE! PEER (Physician’s Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP’s gold standard in self-assessment and e
EMRA Journal Club: Intravenous Lidocaine for ED Patients with Renal Colic Renal colic affects 12% of people worldwide and recurs at a rate of 50%.1 First line therapy for management of pain associate
SIMS Bringing Medical Simulation to Students Simulation is a fast-growing trend in medical education. It is an excellent way to train for situations that are ubiquitous in medicine. Additionally, it