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Safety and Violence in EMS

Workplace safety and violence in general does not get enough attention. It gets even less attention in the EMS world where the general perception of the EMS field can greatly differ from the reality EMTs and Paramedics face. 52 more words

Emergency Medicine

Photo: HMCS Summerside and U.S. Coast Guard conduct mock medical evacuation

A helicopter rescue crew from Air Station Cape Cod in Bourne, Mass., trained with the Canadian navy Aug. 24, 2015, in Cape Cod Bay. An aviation survival technician and a public affairs specialist were lowered onto the Canadian Warship HMCS Summerside for a mock medical evacuation. 141 more words

Defence Watch

Voices from Essentials - Episode 8

Fresh off a long flight from Peru, a 57-year-old female with the worst headache of her life presents to the ED. She’s sent home with a diagnosis of gastroenteritis. 46 more words

Emergency Medicine

#timebank @Stanford

Just this past week, the Washington Post featured an article written by author Brigid Shulte on an innovative program being launched at Stanford to help emergency medicine physicians lead more balanced lives. 223 more words

AKOSMED Perspectives

a look through the glass ceiling

Attracting women to pursue careers in medicine and recruiting and retaining a talented and diverse faculty for academic medicine are essential to creating excellent educational, clinical, and research cultures across academic medicine centers.

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Post-intubation deterioration in asthma


The 16 year old female with severe asthma you resuscitated last week ended up getting intubated. After calling the pediatric ICU you headed back into an overcrowded sea of belly pains and sprained ankles. 899 more words

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