Craig Spencer's Data Collection Project Fuels Innovation

Craig Spencer's Data Collection Project Fuels Innovation

EPI Journal

Rwandan fellowship project gives insight into the value for reliable data and the need for experienced local partners

In Memoriam: Gail Anderson

In Memoriam: Gail Anderson

1925 – 2014

Founding Father of Emergency Medicine

Market Forces

Market Forces

The Recruiter

Today’s EM job market: Know your target regions, tailor your goals and set yourself up for success

Doctors Say the Craziest Things

Doctors Say the Craziest Things

Financial Consult

Emergency physicians say some strange things when they're explaining their investment strategies. Here are four phrases to avoid

Go Big (Data) or Go Home

Go Big (Data) or Go Home

ED Benchmarking

Variations in practice make granular benchmarking comparisons troublesome. Fortunately, the EDBA’s big data has your back

Consider Tranexamic Acid for Traumatic Hemorrhage

Consider Tranexamic Acid for Traumatic Hemorrhage

Journal Club

Why the early use of TXA should be strongly considered for any patient requiring blood products for trauma-related hemorrhage

Greg Henry's ACEP Odyssey

Greg Henry's ACEP Odyssey

Welcome to the City of the Big Shoulders

The Unauthorized Guide to the ACEP Scientifc Assembly

Keeping an Eye on 72-Hour Bouncebacks

Keeping an Eye on 72-Hour Bouncebacks

Director's Corner

Dear Director, My CEO is concerned about our ED’s quality because we’ve experienced a recent increase in our 72-hour returns…

Flips, Falls and Other Orthopedic Adventures

Flips, Falls and Other Orthopedic Adventures

Practical Pediatrics

How to narrow down the diagnosis of pediatric leg pain when all categories of hip pain remain on the differential

Open Injuries to Flexor Compartment of Fingers and Hands

Open Injuries to Flexor Compartment of Fingers and Hands

Core Knowledge

Visualize, visualize, visualize. The decision to resort to surgery is multifaceted, based on location of injury, amount of damage and…

'Hey Doc, I Just Can't Pee'

'Hey Doc, I Just Can't Pee'

Ultrasound

You’ve got a seemingly straightforward complaint. Should you reach for your Foley or your ultrasound probe?

So EHRs Don’t Hurt Patient Sat or Throughput. Next?

So EHRs Don’t Hurt Patient Sat or Throughput. Next?

Measuring EHR Effectiveness

EHR usability needs to improve, but we need to focus on patient safety issues 

EHRs Are Inevitable, Yet Studies Still Pose Serious Questions

EHRs Are Inevitable, Yet Studies Still Pose Serious Questions

Measuring EHR Effectiveness

We’re seeing a dramatic increase in testing and a shocking amount of physician time being spent on electronic medical records

DEA Shifts Hydrocodone to Schedule II

DEA Shifts Hydrocodone to Schedule II

Fed’s Clamp Down on Hydrocodone

A good pill is hard to find - The reclassification of hydrocodone may make some EPs reluctant to prescribe it

When Ebola Shows Up At Your ED

When Ebola Shows Up At Your ED

Facts and Risk Levels

"Hey Dr T! We’ve got an Ebola suspect in room 64 for you. Don’t worry, we’ll walk you through this."

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altA 2-year-old child is brought to the ED on a cold December evening by frantic parents one hour after swallowing several mistletoe berries at home. The parents had placed the mistletoe plant over the door entryway secured by a piece of scotch tape. During a large family holiday gathering, the mistletoe fell to the floor causing the curious toddler to ingest several of the scattered berries.

altWhen kids present with lacerations, we have choices as to how to stitch them up. This journal club reviews the literature on the appropriate selection of sutures in children, and pits tissue adhesive head-to-head against adhesive strips.

altDon’t look now, but that gentle lapping at your toes is the first hint of the “silver tsunami” coming soon to an emergency department near you. Of the 313 million people currently living in the United States, 12% are over the age of 65 years, and one million are over 100 years old. More sobering, as of January 1, 2011, the first baby boomers started to qualify for Medicare.

altFor those of you who may have missed the most recent press release from the CDC on August 14th, the incidence of the potentially deadly West Nile Virus is back with a vengeance. 

altThink you know everything about the lowly abscess? Think again. New research suggests you might want to use ultrasound before you lance, and suture before you pack. 

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