Browsing: Medico Legal

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Our responsibility to attempt therapeutic relationships and try to understand where our patients are coming from is not “window dressing.” Capacity assessments often, but not always, appear at moments
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Be specific, and be smart, about documenting, charting, and coding patient encounters. Underbilling results in lost opportunities for physicians and their institutions.
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Crowded, busy emergency departments seem susceptible to an increased risk of slip-and-fall accidents that keep administrators awake at night. But does the evidence bear out this assumption?
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Preparing for the Match can be all-consuming. But what happens afterward? This 3-part series will explore a few key topics. We addressed housing and finances, and now we tackle professional life.
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Urinary Tract Infections From the July 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections in the Emergency Department.” Reprinted with permission. To ac
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Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease From the July 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Emergency Department: Managing Flares and Long-Ter
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Syncope in Adult Patients From the April 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Syncope: Risk Stratification and Clinical Decision Making.” Reprinted with permission. To access your EMRA member
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Urinary Tract Infection in Children From the May 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Urinary Tract Infection in Children: Emergency Department Diagnostics and Interventions.” Repri
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Mosquito-Borne Illnesses: Malaria, Dengue, and West Nile Virus From the May 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Department Management of Mosquito-Borne Illness: Malaria, Dengue, and
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Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Children From the April 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Apparent Life-Threatening Events In Children: Practical Evaluation And Management.”