Peer Review with Christopher Carpenter, MD
“When a doctor says, ‘I don’t know,’ it is rarely a sign of weakness or ignorance. More often it’s a sign of a physician who knows and appreciates the limits of our science and is willing to be a partner. It’s an olive branch of commiseration about what is not, and a hopeful readiness for what is.”
-Excerpt from Hippocrates’ Shadow (Scribner, $26)
International Emergency Medicine
Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers are caused by Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A,B and C. These organisms are distributed worldwide, but are most common in areas of poor sanitation and personal hygiene...
EPs search for lifestyle “silver linings” to offset downsides in the emergency department
12 abstracts that could change your practice today
Oregon-based EP Paul Hochfel turned his frustration with the medica economic establishment into a documentary film, making his debut at the Boston Film Festival
New editor-in-chief combines an educator's eye with real-world experience
Markers for sudden death in athletes
Two EPs and a PA start non-profit to support The Gambia
Announcement by medical leaders could bolster emergency medicine momentum in developing countries.