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Clinical controversies: Stop playing games with anaphylaxis: Emergency medicine news

Figure: anaphylaxis, epinephrine, biphasic reaction Figure We all know anaphylaxis as the sudden and dramatic onset of mast cell degeneration resulting in life-threatening distributive shock. Prompt diagnosis is essential because death can occur within minutes. Unfortunately, it remains underreported and contracted out, and we still get it wrong despite the straightforward processing. Steroids are an […]

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Quick consultation: Symptoms: Confusion and urinary retention: Emergency medicine news

Figure: urinary retention, diagnosis, AUS Figure Figure Figure A 53-year-old man presented to the emergency department with major complaints of progressive weakness and confusion. He had a medical history of prostate cancer and a radiation prostatectomy complicated by post-prostatectomy incontinence that resulted in the insertion of an artificial urethral sphincter (AUUS). The patient had to […]

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News: Emergency physicians, not just social workers, can …: Emergency medicine news

Figure: homelessness, health equity Figure The disproportionate use of emergency services by homeless people is no secret. (BMC Health Service. 2021; 21[1]: 428; https://bit.ly/3EXx4k8.) Overuse not only strains the healthcare system, it is also a major source of burnout for PE. (Ann Emerg Med. 2019; 74[5S]: S19; https://bit.ly/3bYrxgB.) Homelessness sometimes manifests itself as treatable medical […]

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What About This ?: Could Regeneron Therapy Be Beneficial Amid …: Emergency Medicine News

Figure: Regeneron, COVID-19, therapeutic Figure I recently decided to look at the evidence for monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19, in part because I provide medical surveillance to EMS companies that have started infusing them at home, and immediately a video surfaced. “Hello, maybe you recognize me. He’s your favorite president, ”said Donald Trump, standing in […]

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Brandt’s Rants: Doctor: Be careful what you document …: Emergency Medicine News

Figure: communication, dictation, humor in EM Figure Communication is essential in the emergency department, not only when speaking to our colleagues and patients, but also in writing. Our documentation should clearly show what we have done and what our thought process has been. The notes must convey our reasoning and our reason for being. We’ve […]

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Life in Emergistan: 24-hour shifts: an unexpected joy: Emergency Medicine News

Figure: 24-hour EM positions, alternates Figure I worked for 20 years with eight and 12 hour shifts, day, evening and night. It was a normal life in our specialty. But I started as a locum about eight years ago and discovered the unique wonders of the 24-hour shift in the Critical Access Hospital along the […]

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Northwestern Medical Student Health Service: What You Need To Know

Northwestern University made an agreement with Northwestern Medicine last year to operate the student health service at Evanston. On December 12, Northwestern University Health Service Clinic and Sports Medicine in Evanston officially became part of Northwestern Medicine and is now known as Northwestern Medicine Student Health Service. “We are excited to be working with Northwestern […]

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School of Medicine student’s app idea wins $ 10,000 top prize in College of Engineering’s inaugural Mobility for All competition – School of Medicine News

jessica tan A smartphone app aimed at improving the quality of life for blind and visually impaired people was considered the winning project in the one-year Mobility for All competition at Wayne State University. A group led by Jessica Tan, a sophomore medical student at Wayne State School of Medicine, received $ 10,000 from the […]

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John Romano, student at TH Chan School of Medicine, named Pisacano Fellow

John Romano, a fourth-year medical student at the TH Chan School of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School, has been named the 2021 Pisacano Fellow. This award recognizes outstanding medical students who are committed to entering the field of family medicine. Recipients receive up to $ 28,000 each from the Pisacano Leadership Foundation, Inc. Applicants […]