Browsing: June 2019

This month our Program Director Interview Series turns to the Northeast. We spoke with Jessica L. Smith, MD, FACEP, Program Director of Brown University’s EM residency, about the opportunities availab
This month our Program Director Interview Series turns to the Northeast. We spoke with Dr. Michele L. Dorfsman, Program Director of the University of Pittsburgh’s EM residency, about what makes Pitt’s
When trying to resuscitate patients with septic shock, which offers better guidance for intervention: measuring capillary refill or trending lactate levels? The Andromeda SHOCK trial studied patients
EMRA is focusing on new benefits, new ways to shine a spotlight on EM rock stars, and deadlines coming up this summer.
Among U.S. hospitals, the proportion of leadership roles occupied by medically trained professionals is decreasing. But it's important to have physicians in administration - so it's important for resi
Cuff defects top the list of structural causes of air leak from endotracheal tubes. Being able to troubleshoot the problem without changing the ETT decreases risk to the patient and saves valuable tim
Critically ill pediatric patients can make physicians-in-training nervous - and that anxiety is heightened when it comes to a pediatric patient in respiratory distress. This article reviews the basics
Hydrofluoric acid is found in a variety of products and used in multiple industries, so exposure, while not exceedingly common, is not rare. Know how to treat HF toxicity and prevent contamination amo
Once routinely prescribed for a variety of infections, fluoroquinolones have been shown to increase the likelihood of a host of negative effects and are now used sparingly. Do you know the 3 condition
As kratom becomes more ubiquitous in the United States, a growing body of literature calls into question the safety of this herbal supplement.