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A Guide to Small Business Loans for Engineers

The engineering sector has been expanding at a phenomenal rate, and in order to meet the ever-increasing demand for financing, financial institutions have developed a financial product that is specifically geared toward the proprietors of small engineering businesses. A small business loan for engineers is a form of unsecured loan for self-employed professionals that is […]

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Kebbi government sends 28 students to Egypt for medical courses – The Sun Nigeria

The Kebbi State government has sent 28 state students to Egyptian universities for medical courses for a period of six years. The 28 students, who were selected from local government areas in the state, were due to leave Abuja en route to Eggypt on Wednesday. While briefing journalists ahead of their departure to Birnin Kebbi, […]

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Offering comprehensive care in orthopedics and sports medicine – News

Aster Hospital, Sharjah Published: Mon 21 Nov 2022, 10:33 AM Orthopedic and sports injuries are common in the UAE. They can happen to anyone at any time. Children can get hurt while playing in schools or parks. Adults can injure themselves while engaging in physical activity or at work. In orthopedic or sports injuries, we […]

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Spotlight on Rural Medical Students: Memoir of Sydney | College of Human Medicine

November 17, 2022 Sydney brief The introduction to medicine began at an early age, from her mother being a nurse to her own experiences as a patient at Mott Children’s Hospital and numerous ER visits for injuries. While her grandparents lived on a rural farm, she also learned the importance of access to health care. […]

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Celebrating 50 years of the Department of Preventive Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Medicine Preventive medecine turns 50 this year. The department commemorated the occasion earlier this fall by hosting a reception in the Potocsnak Family Atrium of the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Center for Biomedical Research. More than 150 people, including current and former department leaders, […]

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UAMS College of Medicine student shines on ‘The Voice’

Enlarge image Andrew Igbokidi takes a break from class and sings to pose in front of UAMS. November 4, 2022 | November 4, 2022 | First-year medical student Andrew Igbokidi is on the path to a promising career. But whether that career will be medicine or music — or perhaps a combination of the two […]

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How about this? : Convincing opioid users to avoid injecting… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: injection, overdose, opioids Figure A young man in his twenties was brought in recently after an opioid overdose. He’d sniffed something he said was fentanyl (although who knows exactly what’s in a potpourri of white powder?) and stopped breathing. A friend called 911. EMS found him with a respiratory rate of 4 bpm […]

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M2E Too!: The torso testicle traction technique : Emergency Medicine News

testicular torsion, manual detorsion: Manual traction down the left testicle followed by external rotation to unwind the twisted spermatic cord. Figure Should immediate attempts at manual reduction of testicular torsion be the standard of care? Undoubtedly, the timely manual untwisting of a twisted testicle saves the organ from death. (Pediatric emergency care. 2019;35[12]:821; Pediatric emergency […]

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What’s Underneath: On Hospitality and the Hospital Sandwich : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: hospital sandwich, hotel business Figure I started writing this column while watching a sandwich in the hospital. It was offered to a patient who had lied and waited and lied and waited some more in our emergency department. The man was starving and discouraged, alone and at sea in the mass of the department, […]

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Letter to the Editor: Read Dr. Roberts’ Past Articles: Emergency Medicine News

Letters to the Editor Emergency Medicine News welcomes letters to the editor on any topic related to emergency medicine. Please limit your letter to 250 words and include your full name, references, city and state of residence or practice. Letters can be edited for content, length and grammar. Submission of a letter constitutes […]

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Wellness 911: A valuable lesson in gratitude : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: gratitude, happiness Figure Figure Figure When I (KM) sat down to explain to my patient the horrific findings the radiologist had just dictated, I struggled to find one thing in my work that I would be grateful for. How could the most respectful and endearing patient I’ve cared for my entire shift deserve to […]

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Quick Reference: Symptoms: Rash, Fatigue and Myalgias : Emergency Medicine News

rash, phytophotodermatitis: The rash on his hand. Figure A 43-year-old woman presented to the emergency room with a rash on her extremities that had started seven days earlier. She reported associated fatigue, subjective fever and body aches. The rash started shortly after spending a day at the lake with his cousin. They had mostly […]

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Clinical Pearl: Gadolinium in Emergency Medicine: Follow the Evidence : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: gadolinium, contrast agents, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis BY EMEDHOME.COM Gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) are divided into three groups based on molecular structure and charge. Group 1 GBCAs are associated with the highest number of reported cases of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF), a potentially debilitating and life-threatening fibrotic condition that most commonly affects the skin […]

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Words of Healing: Social MacGyvering Erodes Wellbeing EP : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: well-being, social determinants Figure Could Lisa Rosenbaum, MD have ER doctors in mind when she wrote, if you want to fix the health care system, allow doctors to do what they set out to do?(N English J med. 2022;386[19]:1850; https://bit.ly/3Rd0ekN.) After all, we are particularly adept in crisis situations at finding workarounds to what […]

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Clinical controversies: IV antibiotics before discharge: This… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: IV antibiotics, prescription, doxycycline Figure How many times have you had this situation? A patient with a urinary tract infection, cellulitis, or pneumonia is given an IV antibiotic dose before discharge. You don’t want to admit the patient, just kick this bactericidal action into high gear. To be clear, we’re talking about patients […]

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POV: Corporate monopolies rob patients and muzzle PEs : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: monopoly, contract management groups COVID precautions were relaxed, so I (RWD) finally drove to a nearby California town for an in-person CME conference. I parked my car and scanned the street for a cafe. I rushed inside to order, but suddenly froze. The overhead menu listed a 16 oz coffee for $6. I walked […]

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Medically clear: Tired? You’re probably less empathetic too : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: sleep deprivation, empathy Figure Figure Imagine this scenario: It’s 5 a.m., your fourth night in a row, and this one’s a doozy – a pediatric cardiac arrest followed by a rapidly deteriorating headache, topped with rotten toenail fungus. Caffeine paradoxically makes you more tired. The three-day sleep deficit is catching up. And then […]

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Letter to the editor: Bronchiolitis Guidelines, tPA Supports… : Emergency Medicine News

Editor: I am concerned about what Larry Mellick, MD, and Ravi Garg, MD, have written on guidelines for bronchiolitis and thrombolytic therapy for stroke, respectively. (“The Nihilistic Guidelines for AAP Bronchiolitis.” REM. 2022;44[9]:22; https://bityl.co/ESoJ; “It’s time to stop giving tPA for stroke.” REM. 2022;44[9]:27; https://bityl.co/ESoN.) They obviously don’t follow the long-established science of […]

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BMT Patient Meeting 2022 | News from the Department of Medicine

Since its founding in 1987 by the late Karl Blume, MD, the BMT Division has become an international leader and source of innovation in BMT and cell therapy treatments. David MiklosMD, became Division Head in 2020, succeeding Robert NegrinMD, who held this position for 20 years from 2000. , explains Miklos. “Our patients are our […]

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Opening of a new student center at the University Health Center – News from the Faculty of Medicine

Students give a boost to the new relaxation area of ​​the University Health Center. A new relaxation space for Wayne State University School of Medicine students is now open in the University Health Center. The school celebrated the inauguration of the new student relaxation area with a reception on October 17. The facility includes a […]

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Researchers call for a new taxonomy of obstetric diseases – News from the School of Medicine

Researchers from the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health at Wayne State University School of Medicine have proposed the need for a new taxonomy of obstetric diseases that takes into account the results of biomarkers found during placental examinations rather than simply the symptoms that doctors now rely on. Published in The […]

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Winners of ninth annual vision research workshop named – School of Medicine News

The winners of the posters and oral presentations for Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Ninth Annual Vision Research Workshop have been announced. The workshop, held on October 12, was presented by the Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences and the Kresge Eye Institute. Presentation winners included: Poster presentations First place: Nicholas Pryde, “Evaluation […]

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Krainc elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, president and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Dimitri Krainc, MD, Ph.D.President and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurologywas elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for his breakthrough discoveries in the field of neurodegenerative diseases. NAM is one of the […]

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Official opening of the new student reception area today – News from the Faculty of Medicine

The Wayne State University School of Medicine Student Senate and Dean’s Office will celebrate the grand opening of a new student lounge with a reception scheduled for October 17. The new space, located at 6E of the University Health Center, is the result of a one-year collaboration between the Student Senate and the Deanship. The […]

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Hewlett Price 2021 | News from the Department of Medicine

Each year, the Albion Walter Hewlett Prize recognizes a physician who has made substantial contributions to Stanford and who, over decades, has demonstrated the exemplary combination of a scientific approach to medicine and patient sensitivity. The award’s namesake, Albion Walter Hewlett, MD, headed Stanford’s Department of Medicine from 1916 to 1925. Hewlett was a professor […]

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Rahul Vaidya, MD Named Chair of Orthopedic Surgery – News from the School of Medicine

Rahul Vaidya, MD, CM, FRCSc, FAOA, FAAOS, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dean Wael Sakr, MD, announced the nomination Oct. 5. Rahul Vaidya, MD Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Vaidya is Chief of Orthopedic Trauma and Fellowship Director at Detroit Receiving Hospital, and […]

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KCR wants to be PM.. Neighborhood medicine!WAALI News

Leader of the TRS distributed to the coolie workers of Warangal Mattewada (Warangal), October 3: As the KCR Chief Minister was about to announce the national party, TRS leader Rajanla Srihari organized an innovative program in Warangal. As KCR was about to launch its national holiday on the day of the Dussehra festival, Sriharihmali workers […]

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Sweden’s Svante Pääbo wins Nobel Prize in Medicine – News

The Nobel Committee announced the laureate on Monday in Stockholm Photo: AP By AP Published: Mon 3 Oct 2022, 1:52 PM Last update: Mon 3 Oct 2022, 1:59 PM This year, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Swedish scientist Svante Paabo for his discoveries in human evolution. Thomas Perlmann, secretary of […]

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Emergency: Monkeypox breaks the rules : Emergency Medicine News

monkeypox, virus, rash: The rash associated with monkeypox involves firm, deep, well-circumscribed vesicles or pustules, which may umbilate or become confluent. Figure So this is our second infectious disease outbreak, monkeypox. I might add, parenthetically so to speak, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released a case report on the […]

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First person: Falling in the breech : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: history of emergency medicine, caesarean section Figure I accepted a locum position right after finishing my residency in 1981 that involved filling in for a small-town doctor who wanted a weekend vacation. He provided cradle-to-grave care (obstetrics, pediatrics, and geriatrics) as the sole physician in Marble Falls, TX, which then had a population of […]

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Diversity matters: PEs must prevent injustice to those they… : Emergency Medicine News

abortion, EMTALA, Dobbs v. Jackson: The opening of a letter from Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra. Figure The recent Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization The Supreme Court’s decision has had a lasting impact on the socio-political fabric of the nation and on the practice of emergency medicine, the emergency physicians and the […]

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What Lies Beneath: Were Neanderthals the first EPs? : Emergency medicine news

Figure: compassion, caring for patients Figure One might wonder, what keeps emergency physicians coming back into the fray again and again? Of course, the salary, that salary and job security, health insurance and a retirement plan, and the other less tangible rewards: teaching the next generation, the thrill of intervening in the internal mutiny of […]

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After the Game: Building Pillars for the Emergency Medicine Workforce : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: CAPE, workforce Figure The workforce study created a bit of a panic within emergency medicine, but Gillian Schmitz, MD, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians, who commissioned the study, told me said in a recent interview that the specialty can absolutely lessen the effects of imminence. surplus of emergency physicians forecast for […]

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NumbERs: Free tech lets EPs own their credentials : Emergency Medicine News

technology, autonomy, privacy, medical degrees: Doctors in HPEC by specialty Figure The concept of identity cannot be taken for granted in an increasingly digital world. Our digital identities, more than our real identities, are complex, sprawling, changeable, inconsistent, and vulnerable to attack. Defining what exactly constitutes a digital identity – and who owns that […]

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Quick reference : Symptoms: paresthesia of the lower extremities and… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: subacute combined degeneration, nitrous oxide Figure Figure A 26-year-old man presented with three months of progressive, bilateral, tingling paresthesias in the lower limbs, which had become painful over the previous three days. He also had an unsteady gait and needed help walking. The patient had been involved in a car accident a year […]

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Wellness 911: Taking Responsibility for Your Emotions (AKA W… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: well-being, adulthood Figure Figure Figure The best years of your life are when you decide that your problems are yours. You don’t blame them on your mother, the ecology or the president. You realize you control your own destiny. —Albert Ellis, American psychologist Mature people don’t try to steer the river, they […]

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News: A family’s promise to educate on fentanyl : Emergency Medicine News

fentanyl, drug use: Eli Weinstock with his family at his high school graduation. The photograph on the website of BirdieLight, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of fentanyl, shows Beth Weinstock, MD, and her daughter Olivia sporting smiles that cover their grief. Dr. Weinstock’s son Eli died at his home […]

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Clinical controversies: Urine drug screens are unnecessary and… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: urine drug testing Figure If there’s one lab test that’s most overrated and misunderstood, it’s urine drug testing. It is frequently requested when evaluating psychiatric patients, those with altered mental status, and those who may have an overdose. Some doctors even order urine drug screening to assess chest pain, abdominal pain, and dizziness. […]

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WVU School of Medicine Student Named to Prestigious Pisacano Scholars Program | Medicine School

Savannah Lusk, a fourth-year medical student at West Virginia University, has been named a 2022 Pisacano Fellow, the American Board of Family Medicine’s preeminent program for graduate medical students. Honoring ten students across the country each year, the program provides scholarships and career development opportunities for medical students who specialize in family medicine. Recipients must […]

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Awards and Honors: Fall 2022 | News from the Department of Medicine

Neera Ahuja Recognized as 2022 Denise O’Leary Award Recipient This year recipient of the Denise O’Leary Award is Neera Ahuja, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of General Inpatient Medicine and Pharmacy, and Division Chief of Hospital Medicine, School of Medicine. The Denise O’Leary Award is an annual award given to physicians who recognize […]

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The story of a San Juan medical student who rose to fame as one of the most talented people in the country

For him, it is not the most important to establish himself as the second best future doctor among hundreds of people in the country and to obtain scholarships in two major universities. For her, the most important thing is to be able to best represent the National University of Cordoba, the educational institution that trains […]

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Wales: Chinese medicine student dies after eating poisonous leaves

Lily Sneade, 33, died after cardiac arrest (Picture: Wales News Service) A woman ended her life by eating poisonous leaves, an inquest has heard. Lily Sneade, 33, from Newport, South Wales, studied Chinese herbal medicine at university and died after researching certain plants. She was rushed to hospital after alerting her family and they tried […]

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Ministry of Health relaxes COVID traditional medicine guidelines – News

Ministry of Health relaxes COVID traditional medicine guidelines – News – RTI Radio Taiwan International Hello dear friends! You must enable Javascript in order to use all the features of RTI. However, it appears that JavaScript has been disabled or is not supported by your browser. Please change your browser options to enable Javascript […]

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Life in Emergistan: Old paradigms don’t work : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: EM overcrowding, EM history, EMTALA, hospital violence Figure Armies always fight the last war, the old saying goes, which means that the strategies and tactics needed in the present day do not keep up with the times, at least not without sudden and devastating lessons. Unfortunately, this is also true in emergency medicine, as […]

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Wellness 911: Being stoic gets nowhere in EPs : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: EP life, physician well-being Figure Figure Figure It’s awkward to admit it now, but I (AD) was bragging about being stoic and emotionless. I picked up the belief somewhere during my upbringing that being emotionless meant staying logical and steady. I thought my stoicism as an ER doctor separated me from someone with […]

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What’s Underneath: Medicine Socialized By Any Other Name : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: International EM, Medicare, medicine in Australia, private health insurance, socialized medicine Figure A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose. So wrote Gertrude Stein, initially in 1913 and then in altered states over the following decades. Many have debated the meaning at the heart of the sentence, but she used it […]

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Viewpoint: DEA rule helps EPs avoid costly fees : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: Code of Federal Regulations, controlled substances, DEA, medical law The Drug Enforcement Agency ensures compliance with controlled substance laws and regulations, one of which requires physicians to pay a hefty fee, $888, for a registration certificate covering each location where they dispense controlled substances. The law plans to prescribe part of the dispensation […]

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M2E Too!: The Nihilistic Guidelines for Bronchiolitis AAP : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: American Academy of Pediatrics, bronchiolitis, pediatrics Figure Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic killed millions of people, it has also caused disruption in every conceivable aspect of our lives. One of them is the seasonality of other illnesses like influenza and respiratory syncytial virus infection. RSV infection is typically a winter illness, but here […]

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Bradycardia: serial ECGs vital for diagnosing chest condition… : Emergency Medicine News

cardiology, chest pain, ECG: Fig. 1. Repeat the patient’s ECG approximately 11 minutes after the onset of pain at rest. Figure A patient in his 60s had been suffering from intermittent chest pain for three weeks, and the hospitalist wanted to send him home if his second troponin was negative, as I wrote about last […]

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Post-It Pearls: Avoid Opioids With Hip Nerve Block : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, fascia iliac block, hip fracture, opioid, traction Figure Why Learn Regional Fascia Iliaca Block for Hip Fractures? Many studies report decreased opioid requirements and fewer opioid-related complications such as respiratory depression, nausea, and delirium. Learning this is especially important because the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons no longer recommends […]

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Clinical controversies: Hypertensive ’emergency’ is trash… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: EM best practices, hypertension, hypertensive emergency Figure About 30% of American adults have high blood pressure, and millions of people don’t even know it. Asymptomatic hypertension is high blood pressure without any signs or symptoms of target organ damage. Severe hypertension is often defined as 180/120 mm Hg or higher, and any number above […]

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Standing AFFIRM: Cognitive errors prevent solutions to fire… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: gun violence, mass shootings, violence prevention Figure A summer mass of shootings on top of rampant daily violence reaffirms that the United States still lacks a pragmatic health strategy to reduce gun-related harm. Our traditional political approach that pits gun rights and gun control factions against each other, despite its popularity, has yet to […]

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Clinical pearl: An often overlooked cause of postpartum fever : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: postpartum fever, postpartum ovarian vein thrombosis BY EMEDHOME.COM Diagnosis of postpartum ovarian vein thrombosis (POVT) is often delayed because physicians are unaware of the condition, but it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of postpartum fever. (priest. 2022;14[2]:e22504; https://bit.ly/3O8mBqi.) POVT often presents as fever and lower abdominal pain within one to […]

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Quick consultation : Symptoms: diaphoresis, dizziness, left arm… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: diaphoresis, dizziness, left arm pain, transient cyanosis Figure Figure Figure A 71-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and induced deep vein thrombosis presented with sudden diaphoresis and dizziness that began while sitting. She had also had intense, aching pain in the middle of her left arm with transient cyanosis of her left […]

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August News and Updates: Seals, Sloths and Important Firsts

Change of status: the specialty in nephrology and urology reaches the college level Recognizing that the field of veterinary nephrology and urology has grown in complexity and vision, the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties has tentatively approved a petition to elevate the specialty to college status. North Carolina State Professor Shelly Vaden is president-elect […]

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ER Goddess: Tripping in a Post- : Roe : Blizzard : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: Abortion, Dobbs vs. JacksonEMTALA, medical law, Roe vs. Wade Figure June 24 was a day that will mark the history of reproductive health care in this country before and after the reversal of Roe vs. Wade. We are still looking to navigate the uncharted terrain as I write this in July, not even three […]

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Toxicology sessions: beware of poisoning due to abortion… : Emergency medicine news

herbal abortifacient, abortion, Dobbs versus Jackson, poisoning, Roe versus Wade: Clockwise from top left: pennyroyal, blue cohosh, black cohosh, mugwort, rue and cinchona (quinine). Figure Online searches for DIY abortions using herbs skyrocketed after draft decision leaked in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizationthe Supreme Court case that has now overturned Roe vs. Wade. (New […]

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Receive an offer for the first time from UCD

It’s farming Editor-in-Chief, Catherina Cunnane, in conversation with Muireann O’Connell (22) from Thomastown in County Kilkenny in this week’s Student Focus series, veterinary student at UCD. “Until the age of twelve, I lived in estates and small villages. Upon relocating to the countryside, my father started putting sheep and chickens on the land, which eventually […]

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Announcement of the recipients of the 2022 Diversity Chair researcher award | News from the Department of Medicine

The recently announced 2022 Chair Diversity Investigator Awards went to five projects, ranging from reducing language gaps to improving monkeypox care to improving trans healthcare. These awards, now in their third year, aim to “support research that addresses health inequalities, social determinants of health, cultural competence, improved outcomes and access/l use of the health system […]

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Jharkhand to introduce traditional medicine courses: CM

Memorandum of Understanding with Sathya Sai Heart Hospital for Free Treatment of Heart Diseases CM issues appointment letter to AYUSH physicians to fill human resource gap Ranchi, August 22; Chief Minister Hemant Soren participated in the program of distribution of letters of appointment of community health workers selected on contract basis from Jharkhand AYUSH sector. […]

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Karnataka: Passing Rate in Engineering and Medical Courses Has Increased in Last 5 Years | Bangalore News

BENGALURU: Percentage of success in professional Classes in the state have increased over the past five years. Universities attribute the increase to liberal assessment and changes in the implementation of quizzes during the pandemic and general student performance. According to data from Visvesvaraya University of Technology (SUV), the pass percentage for BE/BTech was 84 in […]

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ER Goddess: The Responsibility of Being Female and Fertile : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: Abortion, Roe vs. Wadepregnancy, women in MS, gender equality Figure The Supreme Court transformed the experience of being a woman in this country 49 years ago by guaranteeing women’s right to abortion, and as I write this in late June, the Supreme Court has again transformed women’s rights by canceling Roe vs. Wade. […]

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Meet the CVM Class of 2026

Perseverance is the hallmark of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2026. The last three years of their university life were marred by the complications of a pandemic and social upheaval. Yet they persisted and met the rigorous requirements to land a coveted spot in the incoming class of NC State College […]

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NUMBERS: Information is power, especially about CMGs : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: transformation into a company of EM, app, CMG, Take Medicine Back Figure Figure To say that emergency medicine is worried about corporate consolidation would be an understatement. The American Academy of Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians have written position statements, and many emergency physicians, prompted by Take Medicine Back, have […]

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Post-It Pearls: Forget prophylactic antiemetics for opioids : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: prophylactic antiemetics, IV opioids, opioid-induced vomiting Figure Are you administering a dose of an antiemetic drug at the same time as IV opioids? This theory seems logical given the nauseating effects that opioids have on some patients. Three studies using metoclopramide 10 mg IV showed that this antiemetic did not reduce the need […]

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Diversity matters: Well-being, burnout and recovery through… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: DEI, well-being, health equity, burnout Figure Burgeoning wellness and burnout crises in medicine have accelerated during the pandemic, with several pre-existing conditions contributing to the current mental health crisis being felt by many medical professionals. These crises are particularly palpable among front-line doctors. Emergency physicians receive disaster preparedness and rapid response training for […]

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AFFIRM: Stop saying doctors are exhausted; They… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: EP life, burn-out, moral damage, well-being in EM Figure Figure I fight, but I am not exhausted. I enjoy taking care of my patients and doing clinical work. It’s all that bothers me that I find intolerable. —Anonymous doctor Almost all of our colleagues experience some level of distress, but most refuse […]

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Scientific conferences on toxicology: Ditch the term “antidote” and its… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: antidote, EM best practices, antidote derangement syndrome, toxicology Figure I love the Oxford English Dictionary definition of antidote—a drug given to counteract the influence of a poison or an attack of disease– because it’s subtly correct. This suggests that an antidote is given with the belief that it will successfully treat poisoning. It […]

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Bradycardia: take a second history before a second troponin : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: ECG, cardiology, diagnosis, troponin Figure A man in his 60s with no significant medical history presented with chest pain and the triage report indicated that he had constant chest pain without syncope, shortness of breath, fever, cough or other symptoms for three weeks. His vital signs were normal except for a blood pressure […]

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Clinical controversies: Banana bags don’t really make a difference… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: fanny pack, intravenous hydration, alcohol use disorder, acute alcohol intoxication Figure Intravenous hydration clinics are the latest thing, with real doctors touting the therapy as a way to relieve hangovers, build athletic endurance, lose weight and prevent burnout. Apparently, it’s such a booming business that even emergency care is getting into it. We’re […]

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Words of healing: Abortion deserves an objective and precise text… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: abortion, women’s health, Roe vs. Wadepregnancy Figure Nobody wants to talk about abortion. The conversation is more complex, polarizing and tiring than COVID or the corporate takeover of health care. But emergency medicine is the profession that trains EPs to brave the conversations no one wants but needs: domestic violence, child abuse, end-of-life issues, […]

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And that? Hollywood’s Glorified Violence Drives Gun C… : Emergency Medicine News

gun culture, gun violence, Hollywood, movie violence, mass shootings: A memorial for the victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo, NY. Figure A scene from the action thriller “Reacher” shows the hero, a former military policeman turned vagabond vigilante, luring a group of assassins to an abandoned house where he finishes them off one by […]

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Quick consultation: Symptoms: syncope and abdominal pain : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: syncope, SMA aneurysm, abdominal pain, diagnosis Figure A 65-year-old woman with a history of hyperlipidemia was brought to an ambulance after an episode of syncope. She had been experiencing abdominal pain for two hours prior to this. She had undergone a colonoscopy 14 days before her visit and emergency medical services reported that […]

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Clinical Pearl: Consolidation on chest X-ray? Think UPE: Emergency Medicine News

BY EMEDHOME.COM A patient presenting to the ER with unilateral consolidation on chest x-ray would lead the physician to consider pneumonia as the likely etiology, especially in the current era of COVID-19. However, it is not widely recognized that cardiogenic pulmonary edema can present with one-sided consolidation (unilateral cardiogenic pulmonary edema). (Cleve Clin J […]

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Emergency Goddess: The Responsibility of Being Female and Fertile : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: Abortion, Roe vs. Wadepregnancy, women in MS, gender equality Figure The Supreme Court transformed the experience of being a woman in this country 49 years ago by guaranteeing women’s right to abortion, and as I write this in late June, the Supreme Court has again transformed women’s rights by canceling Roe vs. Wade. […]

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Wellness 911: Put on your oxygen mask first : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: emergency well-being, secondary traumatic stress, PTSD Figure Figure Figure That (increasingly rare) morning lull before the ward gets busy is a time when emergency physicians can have a moment to think and talk to each other. They might discuss vacation plans, their families, or recent cases. Or they may talk about retirement or complain […]

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POV: PEs never get used to death : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: resuscitation, mourning It is not the corpse, but it is death. I was about to sigh with relief after a hectic six-hour shift when the ambulance siren sounded loudly. An elderly woman accompanied by her grandson came towards us panting. This is a routine scenario for emergency physicians during a typical busy shift. […]

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News: Don’t Throw Your Candle Away Yet: Emergency Medicine News

Figure: candle, CANDLE test, BEAM test, intubation Figure I consider myself a candle enthusiast and was eagerly awaiting the results of the first multicenter randomized controlled trial to confirm my success. Much to my dismay, the CANDLE trial found no difference in first pass intubation success between the two groups – 80.4% for the […]

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First person: 10 ways to make PEs more ‘resilient’ : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: resilience training, burnout, well-being, humor in medicine Figure I can’t be the only ER doctor tired of hearing the term “resilience training”. Nobody seems to want to make serious efforts to address our concerns, so we should learn better coping skills. Great project! What are my two biggest pet peeves, you ask? I […]

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Same shift, different day: Patients are people, not statistics : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: statistics, patient-doctor relationship Figure My fourth-grade teacher once asked my class what we were thinking of doing in the year 2000. I remember thinking that I would be 42 and too old to do anything. I also remember that MC gave us statistics on high school sociology. He said some of us in […]

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Human factors in medicine: Sleep deprivation results in D… : Emergency Medicine News

sleep deprivation, well-being in ME: Wakefulness rises and falls throughout the day depending on the sleep drive and circadian rhythm. Work nights disrupt this. Figure We doctors learn early in training that sleep has to be sacrificed for our careers. We routinely work long hours, often when our bodies are supposed to be sleeping, and […]

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First person: 3300 feet per second : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: poetry, mass shootings, gun violence Figure Children are made of sweet flesh and sweet breath. They are formed by disordered collections of hopes, dreams and delights. They are dressed every morning in soft clothes to cushion the blows of the world. They move to the sound of laughter and with the […]

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Gastroenterologist Linda Nguyen selected as 2021 Principal Clinician | News from the Department of Medicine

Growing up in Southern California, Linda Nguyen, MD, considered several career choices: marine biologist; astronaut; doctor. Luckily for the thousands of patients she has treated over her career, she chose the latter. This year, she was selected to receive the Stanford Medicine Master Clinician Award, which honors a physician in the Department of Medicine for […]

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Manage your student loans for medical school

There are a significant number of residents, fellows, and new physicians who have accumulated significant medical education debt. In 2016, the median amount of student loan debt carried by graduates of medical schools was $190,000. There is one category of student loans known as medical education loans. They might have interest rates that are lower […]

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Veterinary Medicine Courses: 295 electives

At least 294 veterinary medicine courses are taught outside Ireland which allow graduates to register with the VCI (Veterinary Council of Ireland). In response to It’s farming request for information, the organization has provided this publication with a list of degrees recognized by the VCI in veterinary medicine. He noted that University College Dublin (UCD) […]

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ASU pre-vet medical student cares for animals on Navajo land

July 15, 2022 For Jennifer Kobs, an Applied Biological Sciences student at Arizona State University, two days in June were intense, tiring and fulfilling as she helped neuter animals in the Navajo Nation in northern New Mexico. Kobs, a student of Barrett, The Honors College, who is focusing on pre-vet medicine with a certificate in […]

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Brandt’s Rants: Drinking Urine and Other Tales of Misinforma… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: medical misinformation, social media Figure We may disagree on the medical details, but we can all agree that the best way to treat the disease is to watch random posts on Facebook and Twitter. OK, maybe not, but we know that the onslaught of overconfident misinformation whistleblowers has grown exponentially since social media entered […]

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Clinical controversies: Negative CRP and ESR mean a patient… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: C-reactive protein, CRP, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ESR, septic arthritis Figure A pervasive myth perpetuated in ED is the false power given to inflammatory markers. C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) are routinely prescribed as part of septic arthritis assessments in adults, but do they really change management? The absence of septic […]

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POV: What Happens When an EP Gets COVID-19?

Figure: COVID-19, EP life, vaccination Positive. Certainly not. I tested positive. I had woken up that day with a little congestion, but otherwise felt fine. I had poured a cup of coffee before leaving the house that morning, and thought my wife must have made the pot; she uses one spoon and I use two. […]

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Permanent AFFIRM: Emergency departments must connect patients with resources to… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: gun safety, violence prevention, mental health Figure Figure America’s health care safety net is growing even as it continues to fray. Emergency departments have become one-stop-shops for all health crises, but what defines an emergency is subjective, and what contributes to a patient’s presentation to emergency departments is even more varied. The social […]

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News: Inventive program gets patients with OUD on treatment… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: opioid crisis, substance use disorder, electronic referrals Figure Figure Figure The US Department of Health and Human Services, after declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency in 2017, released a five-point strategy to prioritize improving access to prevention, treatment and recovery aids. The plan also targeted the availability and distribution of drugs to […]

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After the game: can signaling preferences fix the game? : Emergency medicine news

Figure: Match Day, Preference Signaling, EM Jobs Figure Emergency medicine took a beating in the 2022 game, but it was the best result for our specialty at the most critical inflection point in our history. We needed something to slow the accelerating growth of residency positions. Like the Federal Reserve raising interest rates to cool […]

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Clinical pearl: Unexplained ascites after brutal abdominal surgery… : Emergency Medicine News

BY EMEDHOME.COM Following blunt abdominal trauma, peritoneal fluid on a CT scan with no evidence of solid organ damage can be a major diagnostic dilemma. Bladder rupture should be considered if nonhemorrhagic fluid is present in the abdomen on CT with no evidence of solid organ damage, after ruling out preexisting conditions such as […]

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Bradycardia: the source of an uncertain rhythm : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: ECG, cardiology, diagnosis Figure A man in his mid-80s with a medical history of diabetes and stage 5 chronic kidney disease was taken to hospital by doctors with two days of nausea, vomiting and generalized weakness. He said he had no chest pain, difficulty breathing, fever, chills, abdominal pain, diarrhea, melena or other symptoms. […]

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What Lies Beneath: Sacrifice and Unequal Gratitude : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: whole body donation, corpse journey, EP life Figure The villains aren’t just the villains of literature. These are the characters whose actions stem from motivations to serve themselves rather than others. They are driven by their inextinguishable ego, happy to ravage others in their quest for self-advancement. Heroes, on the other hand, are those […]

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Wellness 911: Born This Way: Realizing Our Inherent Value : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: well-being in EM, self-acceptance, self-esteem Figure Figure Figure What makes people worthy? Is it the mastery of their career or the amount of charity work they do? Is it the number of extra shifts they take or agree to sit on all the committees? These can bring value to the world, but our value […]

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The speed of sound: a subcla… : Emergency medicine news

ultrasound, subclavian, supraclavicular, subclavicular lines: Placement of the transducer for a supraclavicular approach. Some tilting of the transducer toward the collarbone (forward tilt) will be required in most patients. Figure I’ve written before about using ultrasound for subclavian lines, both the standard infraclavicular approach and my favorite, the supraclavicular approach. (REM. 2017;39[6]:1; https://bit.ly/3wkjmGs; REM. 2013;35[7]:8; […]

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Quick Reference: Symptoms: Cyanosis and Hypoxia : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: cyanosis, hypoxia, diagnosis Figure A 44-year-old woman presented with shortness of breath, fatigue, and bilateral lower extremity edema. She was 85% hypoxic on room air with pale skin, cyanotic lips, and anasarca. The patient was consistently 85% hypoxic despite being placed on a 15 L ventilator. She had recently been admitted to another […]

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Mandaviya to Congratulate Top 25 NEET-PG Medical Course Holders

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya will congratulate and engage in conversation with the top 25 NEET-PG exam scorers for medical and dental courses on Thursday evening.The event will take place on the eve of National Doctors Day, which is celebrated annually on July 1. In medical schools across the country, many events […]

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300-level medical student emerges one-day VC from Bowen University, kicks off project – The Sun Nigeria

From Lateef Dada, Osogbo A 300-level Department of Medicine and Surgery at Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Iyanuoluwa Odedeji, was appointed as a one-day Vice Chancellor on Wednesday. The new vice-chancellor also has Motunrayo Odusanya and Similoluwa Adeyemo as deputies. Odedeji, who served as vice-chancellor in the university’s Senate meeting, ate breakfast in the vice-chancellor’s […]