Browsing: June 2018

The AAMC's Standardized Video Interview is entering another year of piloting within emergency medicine. If you're planning to match, you need to understand and prepare for the SVI.
There are no hard and fast rules for therapeutic thoracentesis in the ED setting but there are some accepted best practices.
This year marked the first time EMRA brought its resident programming to the CORD Academic Assembly. We started strong and can't wait to go back!
Summer is here, and that means it's time to prepare for away rotations. Here are 10 easy steps to help you succeed.
What's the best way to approach handoffs at the end of a busy shift? Try incorporating cognitive load theory to help improve the process.
Signs of posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocations can be subtle, but this condition is a true orthopedic emergency. Are you prepared to perform a reduction in the ED if necessary?
Two techniques are currently used for guidewire insertion during central venous catheterization: introducer needle and angiocatheter over an introducer needle. Is one technique better than the other?
Repeated Valsalva maneuvers - like forcefully exuberant cheering - may not be the most common cause of Hamman's Syndrome, but it can happen.
Hepatorenal and hepatopulmonary syndromes can be easy to diagnose in the ED, and proper management can significantly impact morbidity and mortality downstream.
Emergency physicians need to know what types of injuries can result from explosions. Start by understanding the 4 categories of blast injuries.