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Clinical controversies: Bye-bye, Fingernail? Not So Fast: Emergency Medicine News

Figure: subungual hematoma, trepanation, nail bed injury Figure One memory that stuck with me early in my career was dealing with an injury to the distal end of a finger caused by a lawn mower blade. I was concerned about a nail bed laceration, so what did I do? I did what was taught in […]

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Stand up AFFIRM: Enough already! Ending Workplace Violence: Emergency Medicine News

EP safety, workplace violence, emergency management: Chris Coyne, MD, who consented to the publication of this photo, was assaulted by a patient. Figure Every act of violence against an emergency health care provider is a sentinel event, and it deserves the same robust response that hospitals apply to other negative health outcomes, such as patient […]

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News: Hip-hop inspires kids to spot strokes : Emergency Medicine News

stroke, health literacy, social justice: The cover of a Hip Hop Public Health comic teaching children how to recognize and respond to strokes in their elders. Hip Hop Stroke seems like an incongruous name for an organization teaching young people about a serious subject like stroke. But that’s only until you realize he’s using music […]

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Brandt’s Rants: Why I moved to New Zealand : Emergency Medicine News

EP life, global EM, health care: Nugget Point on the Catlins Coast in New Zealand. Figure The year was 2020 and I was working in my busy Michigan emergency department with great staff. I felt some frustration, however; health care was after me. I have had patients with constricting chest pain leave the AMA […]

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Boonshoft School of Medicine Student Receives Wright State’s First National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Fellowship

Jennae Shelby is a student in the MD / Ph.D program. double degree program in biomedical sciences at the Boonshoft School of Medicine. Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine student Jennae Shelby received an F30 scholarship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Shelby, who is in her fifth year of MD / Ph.D. […]

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Baylor College of Medicine student orientation turns into COVID cluster

Baylor College of Medicine did not intend its orientation for new students to become a case study in breakthrough infections. In retrospect, the smiles photographed and the cheerful video on Baylor’s Facebook page look ominous. On Monday, July 26, around 200 people – mostly first year medical students wearing hot pink themed weekend t-shirts – […]