ACEP 2014 – Revenge of the Nerds

ACEP 2014 – Revenge of the Nerds

Oh Henry

From the exhibit floor to the council meeting, musings on emergency medicine’s biggest circus

ACEP Takes Second Swing at ‘Choosing Wisely’

ACEP Takes Second Swing at ‘Choosing Wisely’

Rick's Reviews

ACEP's obvious list confronts practice variation

Poppers, Meet Methylene Blue

Poppers, Meet Methylene Blue

Tox Call

'Poppers' proliferate, but methylene blue proves surprisingly effective

Typical Eye Irritation? Don’t Miss This

Typical Eye Irritation? Don’t Miss This

Visual Dx

Presentations can vary, but urgent diagnosis is always essential

Rule #1– Don’t Yell Back

Rule #1– Don’t Yell Back

Director's Corner

A nurse just yelled at you at the nurses station. What you do next could is critical

Bradycardic and Blue

Bradycardic and Blue

Soundings

How bedside ultrasound can help bring a crashing patient into focus

ED Throughput: A Fixable Problem

ED Throughput: A Fixable Problem

Rick's Reviews

Two recent studies give practical steps for shortening the wait in the emergency department

Facing MRSA? Look Beyond Vancomycin

Facing MRSA? Look Beyond Vancomycin

The Rx Pad

With recent vancomycin shortages, it’s important to know what other drugs can be used to treat MRSA

Greg Henry Talks Workforce on the ACEP Floor

Greg Henry Talks Workforce on the ACEP Floor

Video

EPM teamed up with MedPage Today to bring readers a series of interviews with EM thought leaders

What’s It All About?

What’s It All About?

Oh Henry

Give me residents who are more than their CVs, doctors who base their practice on actual beliefs and values

In Search of a Safe Harbor

In Search of a Safe Harbor

Changemakers

Could bipartisan bill finally cut healthcare costs by reducing defensive medicine?

Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2014 JoomlaWorks Ltd.

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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