Browsing: October 2014

In a Twist: Testicular Torsion Dhimitri Nikolla, MSIV, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA Tyler Lewandowski, DO, Resident Physician Emergency Medicine, UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA Introduct
Dangerous Elements: The Story of Lead and its Toxic Effects A brief history In the roaring twenties, New York City was known to have the United States' premier forensic toxicology lab. Appointed in 1
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The Common Vernacular “Dude, he talked to me today!” I couldn't help but express my joy in what seemed to be a milestone achievement for our struggling 5-year-old ICU patient. For weeks he had been b
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Value of Service: Giving Your Time As I approach the end of my year as EMRA president, I think it's natural to get a bit sentimental. And while yes, I do have one year remaining as immediate past-pre
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Shaking Down Shigella Brian C. Phillips, MD, Resident Physician, Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN As few as 10-200 organisms may be sufficient to develop an infecti
The Roll-Out of Health Insurance Exchanges: From Disaster to Success On October 1, 2013 U.S. health insurance exchanges opened to enrollees. Individuals were eligible to use the exchanges if they wer
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Accelerating Toward the Future: New Directions for 2015 I am humbled and thrilled to begin my year of service as your incoming EMRA president. As you may know, I have been involved with EMRA for year
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Choosing EM: The Value of Supporting Student Interest Groups Joshua Feblowitz, MS, MSIV, Former EMIG President, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA The contributions of emergency medicine residents an
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Brain Storm: Treating Acute Stroke and its Mimics Faye T. Pedersen, MSIV, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL Mohammad M. Qureshi, MD, Resident Physician, Department of Neurolog
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Tips for the Interview Trail Congratulations, EM residency applicants! The toughest part of medical school is behind you. You've taken Step 1 (and most likely, Step 2), you've completed your pre-clin