Emergency Medicine

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  • Emergency Medicine and Emergency Physicians

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    someone injures himself or is not feeling well, he goes to the emergency room (ER). While in tremendous pain, he is caught up in the chaos of the ER where he must wait, sometimes for hours, for an emergency physician. Emergency physicians try their best to help patients feel better, ordering numerous tests that help them determine what’s wrong. Eventually, patients all leave the hospital, feeling much better than when they came. Emergency Physicians provide primary care to a host of patients entering

  • Residency in Emergency Medicine

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    I have known since I was a child that I wanted to be a physician. During my undergraduate years, I worked for an endocrinologist and volunteered as a diabetes educator at a clinic for the medically underserved. I learned a great deal about medicine with a specific focus on diabetes. I quickly came to notice a commonality among the patients seeking medical management of their chronic diseases. Patients did not present with an acute problem, but rather to have patches placed on their existing

  • The History of Emergency Medicine

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    The History of Emergency Medicine The history of Emergency Medicine is an inexact study. The actual beginning date is unknown. This paper attempts to combine the facts given from many different sources into one single overview of known history from approximate known dates. It should also be stated that although Emergency Medicine Services, as a system exists all over the United States, it is in no way uniform. The laws governing emergency medical personnel and their actions differ greatly from

  • Principles Of Quality Emergency Medicine

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    Quality Emergency Medicine: What does it actually mean to the Stand Alone ER Patient? By Steve Ohkravi, MD, MBA, CPE July 16, 2012 A Stand Alone ER, or any ER practice for that matter, needs to look at their core values as a healthcare institution and lay them out for all staff to see, to learn from and embrace as an every day behavior. It’s a conscious decision for many healthcare professionals, but the very best ER practices start with a very basic commitment to continuing education…for every level

  • Healthcare: Global Emergency Medicine

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    steps involved in writing a literature review. It incorporates theory and research and how it is linked in quantitative and qualitative studies, pertaining to a literature review. In addition, Global Emergency Medicine's journal article that examined the development of emergency medicine, as well as emergency care in resource-limited settings is incorporated. Its inclusion is to help exemplify the steps taken into conducting a literature review. Literature reviews play a critical role for researchers

  • Challenges Associated with Teaching Emergency Medicine

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    Introduction In this module I would briefly discuss the challenges associated with teaching in Emergency Medicine (EM), how these challenges influences my approach to teaching in EM. I would describe what teaching and learning methods I adapted to in EM to address the learning outcomes of the trainee doctors. Finally I would aim to reflect on the approach and methods used and my role in the process. Challenges in EM EM is highly attractive specialty. Internationally, EM residencies rank among the

  • Overcoming Obstacles for Successful Pain Control in the Emergency Department

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    Buschmann (1999), pain is one of “the most common complaints in the emergency department.” The reasons for patients coming to the emergency department are very atypical, the goal no matter what the complaint is, is to be help as quickly as possible and to decrease the amount of discomfort as soon as possible. Recent publications have shown that 70% of patients with acute painful conditions do not receive any pain medications in the emergency department (Tanabe & Buschmann, 1999). These are disappointing

  • My Career: A Career As An ER Doctor

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    Doctors make $306,215 a year (Physician - Emergency Room Salaries). One of the most common and most difficult expenses after becoming a doctor is paying of school expenses which is very expenses. Most doctors take any where from 10 years or more to pay off their school debt fully. A benefit of being an ER doctor or a doctor is we as a society will always need doctors so you have a constant need for the job. You have infinite access to knowledge in the medicine field and get to do something new every

  • EMS Disaster Medicine: Guardian Angels in Extreme Circumstances

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    The world experiences disasters every day and there has to be someone there to help. That someone could be considered Disaster Medicine EMS or rescue workers who get called out for natural disasters, terrorist attacks, major events, etc.…An excellent example of a terrorist attack would be the Boston Marathon where a major event was held and many people were hurt from a bomb going off . That terrorist attack took more than just rescue workers, paramedics, and other experienced professionals, it took

  • Medical Insurance and Different Types of Coverage

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    and budget. Good coverage, however, does not come cheap. The customer will typically get what they pay for. Many different types of healthcare insurance offer different types of coverage, such as premium cost, prescription costs, and co-pays for emergency visits. PREMIUM COSTS When a person choses a health insurance plan, they have to pay a premium cost. Premium costs are the amount of money charged by your insurance provider for your insurance plan. These costs can be paid in a number of different

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