Today’s emergency medicine job market can be divided into four zones. Know your target regions, tailor your goals and set yourself up for success.
This week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week we talk about how Ebola has infected the media circus, whether we should worry about decision fatigue, and a potential new use for propofol.
In the rush to measure and regulate every aspect of the ED experience, it is tempting to use benchmarking data to compare individual EDs. But variations in practice make these kinds of granular comparisons troublesome. Fortunately, the EDBA’s big data has your back.
Why the early use of TXA should be strongly considered for any patient requiring blood products for trauma-related hemorrhage
This week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week we talk about children overusing the ED, scribes taking bad notes . . . and we find out which editor nearly died of caffeine overdose in high school.
EPM presents a weekly rundown of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week, we look at stories covering the boarding of psychiatric patients to the issues involved in treating VIP syndrome.
EHR usability needs to improve, but we need to focus on patient safety issues rather than waste time complaining about click counts or citing flawed research
As studies emerge regarding the implementation of electronic medical records in emergency departments, we’re seeing a dramatic increase in testing and a shocking amount of physician time being spent on data entry.
A good pill is hard to find. The reclassification of hydrocodone may make some EPs reluctant to prescribe it. What you need to know about the Fed’s recent clamp down on this front line ED pain med.
Something looked amiss. Three guys from ID were standing at the front desk of our lower acuity area, serious-smiling at me as I walked in for my shift. "Hey Dr T! We’ve got an Ebola suspect in room 64 for you. Don’t worry, we’ll walk you through this."