Crashcart RMThis 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.

Crashcart RMEPM 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.

Genes RMEHR 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

Bukata RMAs 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. 

Hydrocodone RMA 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.

Tintinalli in Tyvek Suit 90x90Something 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."

 

Crashcart RMEPM presents a weekly rundown of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week, we look at stories comparing CT to ultrasound for finding kidney stones to the problems of overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

Ocular-Crisis-RMA startling episode with an inconsolable, hallucinating two year old highlights a rare ocular emergency.

Crashcart RMEPM presents a weekly rundown of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week, we look at stories from the recent increase in ED visits to the question of whether to screen for malnutrition in the ED.
 

Epistaxis RMEpistaxis is a common problem, with a lifetime incidence of about 60%. While the majority of cases do not require medical attention, epistaxis remains a common presenting complaint in the ED.

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