Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

We are dedicated to the ongoing developments and improvements in the quality and efficiency of clinical care, achievements in science, success in medical student and resident education, and breakthroughs in technology that improve patient care delivery. All of the programs within emergency medicine are geared toward a single vision – the achievement of the best patient experience.

Two techniques are currently used for guidewire insertion during central venous catheterization: introducer needle and angiocatheter over an introducer needle. Is one technique better than the other?
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.
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Health Policy Journal Club: Access to Specialists Worse with Medicaid Orthopedic appointment availability 5 times higher for uninsured than for Medicaid Increase outpatient services and thereby decre
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Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine As our country grows more diverse, tackling health disparities is imperative to improving patient outcomes. After all, human experiences and cultural per
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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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The EMS Handoff: A Critical Time for Critical Improvement In the middle of a busy shift, you are hastily beckoned to a new patient's room just as he has begun to seize. Your patient is an 8-year-old-