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The practice of emergency medicine is awesome: It is broad, it is intense, knowledge-based, and packed with emotion - and all of that eventually can be exhausting. But being able to pack up leave (a l
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.
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.
What's the best way to approach handoffs at the end of a busy shift? Try incorporating cognitive load theory to help improve the process.
An emergency physician must be able to react appropriately to any injury that arrives in the ED. It requires vast amounts of knowledge - but it also demands a skill that serves as the cornerstone of s
Do you remember your very first shift as a physician?
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Recognizing Compassion Fatigue: Seeing Past the Present She was constantly in the emergency department for alcohol and drug intoxication. Staff dreaded her because she was usually inebriated and aski
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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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One Shift There is something unique about being an emergency physician. There are a few other specialties who also see large breadths of pathology and some undifferentiated patients, but probably no
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How Interprovider Communication in the ED Affects More than What You Think Medicine is full of communication. We must communicate effectively with our patients and with other professionals on the car