1709, 2020

Why Talk Flu During a Pandemic?

September 17th, 2020|0 Comments

Taylor A. Klein, MS, OMS-IV Nicholas S. Bowman, OMS-IV If conversations in your household are anything like ours, we are rapidly approaching our regularly scheduled influenza debate. The arguments are numerous: “That vaccine never works anyway.” “Any tim [...]

2808, 2020

Investigating Inversions To A Tee

August 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Jeff Thekkekara, OMS-IV, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences The discovery of the electrocardiogram (ECG) by the Dutch physiologist, Dr. Wilhelm Einthoven, would eventually win him the Nobel Prize in 1924, but he could not have done so wit [...]

408, 2020

A Thing Not Looked for Is Seldom Found

August 4th, 2020|0 Comments

Alyka Glor Fernandez, OMS-IV Mitchell Dean Maulfair, DO A previously healthy 16-year-old male presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. He woke up with abdominal pain that steadily worsened and was unrelieved by a d [...]

2906, 2020

Welcome Emergency Medicine Interns!

June 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Greetings and welcome to our new class of Emergency Medicine Interns! You have joined our specialty during an exciting and uncertain time. But excitement and uncertainty are not new to our specialty, nor do I believe they are unique to it. We are often c [...]

2906, 2020

Interview With Stephanie Davis, DO

June 29th, 2020|0 Comments

In May 2020, Sean Creegan, OMS III, sat down (virtually) with Dr. Stephanie Davis, DO, and asked about her work on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a transcript of some of the interview. Be sure to listen to the audio version for the com [...]

806, 2020

What Can I Do?

June 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Taylor Klein, NRAEMT, MSc, OMS-III On Sunday, March 15th, 2020, I was on my OB-GYN rotation and was present for three deliveries.  The residents and attendings were pimping me on various OB emergency facts as I had just come off of my ED elective and had [...]

1305, 2020

Awake Proning for COVID-19 Pneumonia

May 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Dhimitri A Nikolla, DO Emergency Physician AHN Saint Vincent, Erie PA Introduction Proning is a method of positioning hypoxemic patients to improve oxygenation. It reduces mortality in mechanically ventilated patients with severe Acute Respiratory Distre [...]

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