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The Apology

By: Elizabeth Mitchell, MD I apologize a lot at work. "I'm sorry it took so long for you to be seen" "I'm really sorry about the hallway sir, we don't have any open rooms.” "No ma'am I don't know when they... Continue Reading →

EMergence Arts Intro

  This section of the blog is a home for everything that doesn’t fit into the typical categories of clinical pearls, cutting edge research, and traditional medical education. It is intended as a space for the world beyond the hard... Continue Reading →

Thoracic Trauma: Rib Fractures

By: Elizabeth Wallace, MD Broken Ribs? Who cares? Many trauma victims sustain injuries to their ribs, but these are an afterthought to the initial resuscitation. Providers correctly focus on the ABCs, along with major organ injury or extremity deformity, at the expense... Continue Reading →

Step-by-Step Approach: New tool for febrile infants?

By: Nancy Rixe, MD Background: Febrile infants are one of the scariest populations that enter the emergency department for several reasons. First, they remind us all how old we really are and how much we have aged since starting medical... Continue Reading →

Sono Nuggets

Check back here for posts on interesting Ultrasound cases and how POCUS can lead you to the right diagnosis and treatment plan. Stay tuned! Also consider this resource for learning emergency ultrasound: ultrasoundteaching.com

Sepsis 1.0

By: William Baker, MD Sepsis pearls regarding the CMS bundle "SEP-1" Severe sepsis: (per SEP-1) All three within 6 hours of each other Documentation of a suspected infection (not just the dx) Two or more SIRS criteria Temperature >38.3 C or <36.0... Continue Reading →

Podcast Intro

Boston City EM Podcast featuring Dr. Keya Rahnemoon, coming soon!

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