STAT! EMERGENCY MEDICINE BY THE NUMBERS
235 emergency physicians responded to EPM’s quality care survey
Here’s what you had to say...
Who Defines Quality Care?
Like it or not, no health care reform will be successful without physicians taking personal responsibility for over-testing
You may think that your hospital and departmental rulebooks don’t apply to you, but nothing could be further from the truth.
Cover Story//Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Options narrowing when “admitting for placement”
Colleagues swearing like sailors? Sure, the ED is a stressful place, but know when, and how, to curb the cursing.
Charting a viable future for the EM workforce will mean finally embracing “systems thinking” in the ED
We polled 478 EPs
on workforce issues.
Here’s what you had to say
Q. I’ve heard about a technique called “thin slicing” that’s used to increase efficiency. Does it work?
I have gotten several complaints from our hospitalist staff about one of my new physicians.
-Concerned about Dr. E.D. (Early Dispo)
The key to pain management is to treat your patient the way you’d want to be treated. But are EPs a part of the pain care solution or the problem?