altKip Schumacher, MD sits down with EPM executive editor Mark Plaster to discuss ED manpower, family practitioners, efficiency and gaps in residency training.

Steve Stack, MD, Chair of the AMA Board of Trustees, sits down with EPM executive editor Mark Plaster to discuss physician discouragement, AMA leadership and strategies for handling runaway medical expenses.    

altIf you think that simulation training is “playing with dummies” or is just for residents, it may be time to take another look. Simulation gets more advanced every year, and is available at every experience level. 

altThere is something truly unique about the frenzied energy of a refugee/displaced person/ returnee camp, especially in its first few days of life. In some ways it reminds me of the emergency department I work in back home: the eager, well-meaning, often exhausted professionals scurrying about, each trying to accomplish their individual tasks as rapidly as possible

altBetween the healthcare overhaul and the Supreme Court’s subsequent landmark challenge, it’s been an interesting year in healthcare, and ACEP president David Seaberg has had a front row seat. At October’s ACEP Scientific Assembly, Seaberg will pass the torch, but before he does, EPM’s Greg Henry caught up with him for a final conversation about how the year went down – what worked, what didn’t, and how you just can’t make everyone happy.

For every eight CHF patients you treat with NIPPV, one death is prevented. David Newman continues his series on the cold, hard numbers supporting – or debunking – our most common emergency medicine practices.

altCan emergency physicians identify tests and procedures whose necessity should be questioned? In light of high-radiation, low-yield tests, we can – indeed we are obligated – to do more than that.

Deeply ingrained gender traits make it difficult for many female emergency physicians to successfully negotiate their contracts. Here are five negotiating pitfalls, and strategies for breaking the cycle.

"The bottom line is the person came for care. The degree that you put judgement into that is the degree to which you are not keeping up with the intent of what medicine really is." -Greg Henry, MD 

altA 43-year-old male presents after a mechanical fall down five stairs with a fall on outstretched hand injury to his left wrist. There is an obvious deformity. No other injuries were identified on complete physical exam and the patient’s neurovascular exam is intact.

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