Browsing: Advancement of EM

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Top Research Articles of 2015 EMRA's Research Committee is pleased to present the Top Research Articles of 2015.  EMRA Committees and Divisions selected the leading 2-3 journal articles in their fiel
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Rapid Research Review: Sensitivity and Specificity An Initiative of the EMRA Research Committee Terms Sensitivity: Ability of a test to detect a disease when it is present Specificity: Ability of a t
Diversifying Emergency Medicine The Importance of a Diverse Physician Workforce In 2015, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) released a report highlighting that the number of black ma
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Looking at the Past, Stepping into the Future The St. Louis International Film Festival recently featured EMRA's Emmy Award-winning documentary 24/7/365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine. In this
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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Critical Care Research Database - 2015 Edition This research database is a comprehensive resource through which students, residents and fellows can develop a sound understanding of major topics in th
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Backing Up the Evidence: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis A meta-analysis or systematic review (MA/SR) can be a powerful tool to aggregate data on a specific question and arrive at a universal ans
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Researching Barriers Research — An Important Skill? The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) states that a medical “curriculum must advance residents' knowledge of the basic p
The NNT: Reclaiming the Negative Space Taking into account the negative space, we have a more complete picture of the positive and negative effects of treatment and can make more informed decisions w
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A Perspective on Diversity From the Outside in Emergency Medicine Training Diversity A word that carries as many definitions as emotions it engenders. Sometimes used as a pejorative; sometimes as a c