Browsing: August 2018

The CDC is tracking reports of poisonings caused by brodifacoum-laced synthetic marijuana (aka "spice").
A federal lawsuit has been filed to halt the dangerous but growing practice of retroactively denying insurance claims if a condition is later deemed not to have been an emergency.
We need to pick up an important new skill, fellow residents: effective advocacy. There's a lot happening in health care policy that affects not only your patients, but also your professional future.
The resignation of ACEP President-Elect John Rogers, MD, should make us all revisit a few key life lessons and realize this specialty needs unity and respect.
We are preparing for the next meeting of the EMRA Representative Council (RepCo), which convenes Tuesday, Oct. 2, in San Diego, in conjunction with ACEP18. There’s a lot to be done, and we need your h
Want to beat burnout? There's plenty of general advice available. But sometimes you need real-life perspective. For that we spoke with Zachary Olson, MD.
The Program Director Interview Series is pleased to feature Dorian Drigalla, MD, FACEP, who's sharing details about the Scott & White Medical Center - Temple Emergency Medicine Residency Program in Te
Procedures can be a highlight of a medical student's day. Make sure you're ready when opportunity presents itself! Brush up on the basics of arterial line placement.
Taking a leave of absence from medical school may be exactly what you need to do your best in residency. But be prepared to prove the benefits of a gap year.
Uninsured patients use the ED as often as the insured yet use other care much less.