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The State of Emergency Medicine in Cameroon Cameroon is a West African country with a population of approximately 22 million people and 2 official languages, English and French. The country is divide
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In-Service Exams, E-Orals, and a New Emergency Medicine Dual Specialty Updates from the American Board of Emergency Medicine Today's emergency medicine residents are more tech-savvy than ever, and th
A New Frontier: One Resident's Experience in Tamale, Ghana Figure 1. A 64-year-old male with a past medical history of peptic ulcer disease presents to the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) Emergency De
Spotlight on An International EM Doc Hilmar Kjartansson, MD, FACEM, a native of Grindavik, Iceland (a small fishing town near Reykjavik), works as the clinical director of emergency medicine at the N
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What Do Residents Need to Know? Emergency departments (EDs) nationwide depend on physician assistants (PAs) to assist in seeing high volumes of patients with varying complaints and complexity. In fac
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A Brief History of Emergency Medical Services in the United States Pre-hospital emergency care in the modern age is often described as a “hierarchy” of human and physical resources utilized in the ac
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Dutch Lessons for U.S. Health Care A 51-year-old female with hypertension calls EMS for palpitations. The crew arrives on the north side of town to a large, somewhat worn apartment complex. A family
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EMRA Resident Forum and ACEP15: Make the Most of It! It happens in late fall and accelerates into spring: Graduating residents start to stress about the move into practice. Not the medical or profess
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Creando Nuevos Caminos Internacionales: Una Entrevista con el Doctor Haywood Hall En los últimos años, medicina internacional ha tenido un constante crecimiento y expansión dentro de la medicina de u
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The July Effect: Is the Emergency Department Safe? Media outlets have been stepping up their game with increasingly captivating headlines. When we see titles like “Viagra Con Man Hit with a Stiff Sen