concussion rmTracing the agility of eye movement may aid in quick ED diagnosis

Crash Cart Logo NewThis week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: What is causing rural hospitals to close? Plus, an emotional photo of an ED doc goes viral.

Crashcart RMThis week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: Are your patients recording your dialogue without your consent? Plus, why making a machine that can analyze flatulence is most definitely a good idea.

crossexam RMWith any new proposed use of technology comes a new need to review potential regulations and laws. Video recordings of patient interactions would be no exception.

Invis RMMaybe you remember the famous video by Simons and Chabris. Two groups of students, one in white shirts and the other in black shirts, are passing a basketball around. You are asked to watch the video and count the number of passes made by one of the teams. What you didn’t notice, during all of your counting, was that midway through the video, a gorilla walked straight through the middle of the scene.

Genes Blue RMI’m intrigued by Dr. Jeremy Brown’s suggestion, but I think it would be worthwhile to do some back-of-the-envelope calculations regarding the technical side of such a med-cam program.

Brown RMScrubs —- check. Stethoscope — check. Body camera — check. 

Crashcart RMThis week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: Smart syringes that break after one use are being adopted into practice worldwide. Plus, a survey on whether facility renovation affects patient satisfaction.

violence rmSystemic ED violence highlights the need for increased training and legal protection

fracture rmNo available ortho call? With a brief refresher, that shouldn’t be a problem in the ED

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