Do Doctors Get Snow Days?

Do Doctors Get Snow Days?

Dear Director

During a blizzard last year I couldn’t get in for a shift. What should I do if it happens again?

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Frostbite: How to Classify and Treat It

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When the mercury drops, the homeless are at risk

The One Financial Move Every Young EP Needs to Make in 2015

The One Financial Move Every Young EP Needs to Make in 2015

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Dr. Setu Mazumdar and Dr. Greg Henry discuss paying off student debt and the significance of savings

A Day in the Life of a TeleDoc

A Day in the Life of a TeleDoc

Telemedicine

Haywood Hall pursues his passion for global health (in Mexico) while treating US patients on his phone (for US dollars)

For Better PPE, Go Back to the Drawing Board

For Better PPE, Go Back to the Drawing Board

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An EP teams up with a fashion designer to imagine the next phase in personal protective equipment

Finding the Foley

Finding the Foley

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Use ultrasound to diagnose – and quickly remedy – this acute urinary retention

To Tweet Or Not To Tweet

To Tweet Or Not To Tweet

Oh Henry

Let us not sacrifice human contact and self exploration on the altar of social media

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Review by Alisa Hayes M.D.
Column organized by Evan Schwarz M.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
Division of Emergency Medicine

 
Citation: Spiro DM, Tay K, et al.  Wait-and-see prescription for the treatment of acute otitis media:  a randomized controlled trial.  JAMA. Sept 2006;296(10):1235-1241. by Dr. Alisa Hayes

Review by Chet Schrader
Column organized by Evan Schwarz
Washington University in St. Louis
Division of Emergency Medicine
 
Citation:
Institute of Medicine.  IOM Report:  the future of emergency care in the United States health system.  Acad Emerg Med.  Oct 2006;13(10):1081-1085.
 
Review by Dana Hendry, MD
edited by Evan Schwarz,
Washington University Emergency
Medicine Residency Program MD

Citation:
Bradley EH, Herrin J, et al.  Strategies for reducing the door-to-balloon time in acute myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med. Nov 2006; 355(22): 2308-2320.


Review by Jose Vega, MD
Column Organized by Evan Schwarz, MD
Division of Emergency Medicine
Washington University
 
Citation: 
Thomsen TW et al.  Arthocentesis of the Knee.  The New England Journal of Medicine 2006; 354:e19.
Review by Ryan Petersen, MD
Column organized by Evan Schwarz, MD
Division of Emergency Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis
 
Citation:
Kales SN, Christiani DC. Acute chemical emergencies. N Engl J Med. Feb 2004;350(8):800-808.

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