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Psychiatric Patients In The ER

Patients with psychiatric emergencies increasingly use the ER for their care. While the ER can initially assess and address acute psychiatric conditions, these patients ultimately need dedicated psychiatric services to finish out that care. 69 more words

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Woman, 19, in hospital after early morning fall from balcony

A young woman suffered serious injuries after she fell from a balcony shortly before 3 a.m. on Sunday morning, Ottawa paramedics said.

The 19-year-old unidentified woman fell from a fourth floor balcony, about 15 metres, in a residential building at 2535 Othello Ave. 68 more words

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Surgery Clinic

This is a gallbladder. Specifically this is my gallbladder (lovely, isn’t it?) after it was removed laparoscopically this past February and as is routine, sent for pathology. 575 more words

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"Three little words....."

As I wrote this, there was some very sad news that @docjohnhinds had died. So I am dedicating this post to him. He had inspired so many people in PHEM/EM community. 945 more words

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Cardiac arrest survival story that's close to home

Dr. Joseph Ornato is a well-known name in EMS here in Virginia and across the country. If you don’t know him, he’s the Operational Medical Directory (OMD) for… 107 more words

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EEM Education Fellowship - Finalist voting is now open!

A few weeks ago we posted about a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for EM residents to get up-close and personal in the inner workings of our Essentials of Emergency Medicine conference. 89 more words

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Food Police?

When you see an obese child, what do you think? Do you immediately blame the parents, and/or poverty? There is no fresh produce to be found in their neighborhood, or maybe you think the parents are just lazy…What if we make school lunches more nutritious. 693 more words

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