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Confronting Failure, Building Resilience Whether it is in the classroom — or worse, in our caring for patients — eventually we will all experience failure and disappointment. FAILURE. It's something
Lessons from the ED Finding humility, a servant's heart, and the ability to smile through adversity. It still feels like yesterday when I wrote my farewell to residency. Since then I have worked coun
Emergency Department Bradydysrhythmias From the September 2013 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Evaluation And Management of Bradydysrhythmias in the Emergency Department.” Reprinted with perm
Electrical Injuries in Children From the September 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach to Electrical Injuries in Children.” Reprinted with permission. To
The Ethics Dilemma Regular discussions of difficult ethical encounters can better prepare training physicians to deal with what are often the most challenging cases. There are fundamental flaws in ho
You Have Money Questions? We Have Answers. This time of year always prompts discussion regarding the subject of transition. As I visit emergency departments and medical groups throughout the country,
Creating Safe Harbors: Rethinking Tort Reform More than 75% of physicians will face a medical malpractice claim over the course of their career.1 This experience is often emotionally and financially
12 Ways to Prosper in Emergency Medicine After 35 years in emergency medicine, you gain a little more than just medical knowledge. The day in and day out, grueling aspects of our chosen field can som