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Decreasing the nurse-to-patient ratio immediately increases the frequency of medication errors and all-cause mortality for all patients in the ED — not only the critically ill ones who just arrived.
There's a monumental problem in how patients are billed for emergency visits. It's called surprise billing - and it's definitely not a good surprise.
With current trends toward increased boarding time in the ED, emergency care has become a multi-stage event that encompasses a lot more than procedures and decision trees.
We need to pick up an important new skill, fellow residents: effective advocacy. There's a lot happening in health care policy that affects not only your patients, but also your professional future.
Gun violence continues to have a dramatic impact on our society - and emergency physicians get more practice than they want in caring for the resulting injuries. Isn't it time for things to change?
In advance of National EMS Week 2018, former firefighter Tommy Eales explains what EM residents can learn from their EMS colleagues.
In Memoriam: Kevin G. Rodgers, MD Dec. 21, 1955 – Nov. 20, 2017 He led by example, always made time to teach, and above all else, was a fierce advocate for the residents. It was the mid-afternoon shi
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Letter from the Editor EM Resident magazine is EMRA's bi-monthly publication that serves as the platform from which we amplify the many different voices that make our organization extraordinary. In m
Letter from the Editor One of my first editions as Editor-in-Chief of EM Resident featured a story about the fascinating history of space medicine. I loved this article not only because it introduced
Letter from the Editor Every year as interns don their long white coats for the first time ever, swipe their glossy name badges, and figure out where the bathrooms are, I have flashbacks to my first