Browsing: Wellness

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Novel Oral Anticoagulant Agents From the October 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Department Management of Patients on Novel Oral Anticoagulant Agents.” Reprinted with
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New Doctors, New Choices: The Delicate Work/Life Balance Tim Murphy, MSIV, University of Connecticut , School of Medicine, Farmington, CT During my third-year rotations, I was frequently regaled with
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Baseballs, Einstein and EM Matthew T. Huberty, MSIV, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN If you've worked an ED shift lately, perhaps you've noticed how physics plays an important role in emergency me
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Practical EM Ethics Mike Schick, DO, MA, Ultrasound Fellow, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA Case A regular “super user” of your ED, whom you have grown to know well, presents as he typically does. EMS drop
Feeling the Burn: Tips to Combating Medical Burnout Sepi Jooniani, MD, MPH, Resident, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI What does burnout mean? Do your feelings of cynicism mean you've lost your heart
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The Art of Adaptation The only thing more intimidating than your first day as an intern is your first day as an attending. There is the inherent realization that you no longer have the safety net of
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Taking the Financial Initiative Nathaniel Minnick, DO, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI Every year the cycle restarts. Newly appointed senior residents begin to search for jobs, comp
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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
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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
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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