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The July Effect

So it’s the end of July, and my first month as a doctor came and went.

Those of us in medicine and even those who are not have probably heard of the “July Effect.”It refers to the phenomenon in which there is a discernible spike in all sorts of bad things at teaching hospitals during the month of July because that is when all the new and inexperienced residents start working. 967 more words

Emergency Medicine

The A&E Team

Colleagues and friends, doctors and nurses, healthcares and radiographers – our work is intense, antisocial and emotionally draining. It’s been us against the tide of patients coming through the door, united against the clock, against the world. 187 more words

Medicine

Acute Liver Failure

Background

  • Uncommon (~400/year; 70% due to paracetamol overdose) but serious deterioration of liver function.  Can be very difficult to manage (many cases will require super-urgent transplant)
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Book Review of: Addiction on Trial

Addiction on Trial: Tragedy in Downeast Maine, a book with interwoven genres of crime, murder-mystery, courtroom drama, dysfunctional family dynamics, Emergency Medical drama, and addiction. 465 more words

Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

EEM 2014 - Session Host Video- Sanjay Arora, MD

EEM 2014 Session Host D1S2 Sanjay Arora

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Emergency Medicine

Acute and emergency care: prescribing the remedy - The College of Emergency Medicine - 16 July 2014

Acute and emergency care: prescribing the remedy – The College of Emergency Medicine – 16 July 2014

“We are all too aware that the urgent and emergency care system has been under pressure for some time with increasing emergency admissions, rising levels of acuity and a lack of effective alternatives to the emergency department. 223 more words

Emergency Medicine