Browsing: October 2015

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The Pediatric Airway Clinical Scenario You are working an overnight shift at a single-coverage emergency department, when EMS calls ahead with a pediatric medical alert. They are three minutes out wi
Management of Post-tPA Intracerebral Hemorrhage On your next shift, you find yourself evaluating a 58-year-old-male with acute onset of left upper and lower extremity weakness and a facial droop that
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Mosquito-Borne Illnesses: Malaria, Dengue, and West Nile Virus From the May 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Department Management of Mosquito-Borne Illness: Malaria, Dengue, and
Be the Change Project Addresses ICU Boarders Editor's Note: In 2014, a team from Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois, was awarded the EMRA Be the Change Grant for their “ICU Boarders
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Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Sedation In the emergency department, we perform minor surgical procedures and invasive tests on children every day. Intravenous procedural sedation is often used to facil
Board Review Questions: October 2015 Provided by PEER VIII. PEER (Physician's Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP's gold standard in self-assessment and educational revie
A Literature Review and Discussion: Sheath & Sound Case You are working in Central America doing emergency development work, when a 7-year-old girl presents in status epilepticus. She has no seizure
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Collecting Better Data for Better Care As new interns embark on the path towards becoming EM physicians, many may be surprised (and sometimes frustrated) to realize the sheer volume of patients who m
ACEP's Local Benefit: ACEP Chapter Opportunity Database ACEP Chapter Opportunities for Residents and Students When you joined EMRA and ACEP, did you know that you also became a member of a third orga
Strength in Our Numbers Fiscal Year 2014-2015 (FY14-15) has been yet another success for EMRA. Our continued growth in terms of membership, member benefits, and financial standing is a true testament