Browsing: April 2015

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A Call to Advocacy As my shift is about to start, I look at the board to see what's new and what may be signed out. There's a drunk patient in bed 5, a psychotic patient in 19 in restraints, over in
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2015 ACEP Legislative Advocacy Conference and Leadership Summit On the Health Policy Horizon The first day of spring has passed, and that means the 2015 ACEP Legislative Advocacy Conference and Leade
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Early Cardiac Catheterization and PCI in Cardiac Arrest with ROSC We all know early recognition and early CPR is important for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients; however, what is the optimal ca
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The Pediatric Burn Patient: A Simplified Approach Burns are a fairly common occurrence among the pediatric population. While most burns are limited and require only localized wound care and outpatien
MSIV Reflections on Matching EM (Part 1) What I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then From the EMRA Medical Student Council Introduction This time of year brings feelings of change to every medical studen
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ISAEM and the Push for Emergency Medicine Worldwide Establishing the Standard To many EMRA members, it may come as a surprise that the specialty of emergency medicine is a foreign term, and in many c
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Spring Meeting Preview One of the strengths and one of the challenges of EMRA will always be its changing membership. Senior residents will soon be graduating and becoming attending physicians and a
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Radical Financial Gains Disability Insurance, Retirement Planning, and Refinancing Student Loans April and May often lead to discussion regarding the subject of transition. Whether upgrading PGY stat
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Everything We Wish We Learned in Residency No matter where you are completing your EM residency, a solid clinical education and the opportunity to care for, and learn from, diverse and critically ill
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Landmark Articles: GI Edition Welcome back to the Landmark Article project! In this issue, we are focusing on the gastrointestinal tract, and the care of two major conditions. We examine some of the