9 07, 2018

EM Board Review

2018-07-09T22:24:54+00:00July 9th, 2018|Current Events, Summer 2018|

1. Which patient is LEAST at risk of experiencing a heat related emergency? A. 80-year-old male with a past medical history of congestive heart failure on sertraline and tramadol B.  3-year-old female accidentally left in a vehicle on a hot summer day C.  40-year-old male with a past medical history [...]

5 04, 2018

Street Medicine: How It Can Have a Positive Impact and Curtail the Misuse of the Emergency Department

2018-06-04T20:42:58+00:00April 5th, 2018|Current Events, Spring 2018, The Fast Track Issues|

Jillian Blalock OMS-III WVSOM When I made the decision to return to my hometown of Wheeling, West Virginia to complete my clinical requirements for medical school, I did so because I already knew the area; I would not have the “transition period” or feel the need to “get settled” like many of my cla [...]

8 02, 2018

Emergency Medicine Organizations

2018-05-29T20:48:16+00:00February 8th, 2018|Current Events, Winter 2018|

Nevertheless, it is easy to get stuck in the microcosm of the doctor-patient relationship and forget that there is a breadth of bureaucracy that allows us to do the job we love doing. There are many organizations fighting for our ability to practice emergency medicine with reliable evidence, a neces [...]

18 12, 2017

Meet The 2018 RSO Board!

2018-05-29T20:56:21+00:00December 18th, 2017|Current Events, Winter 2018|

Dhimitri Nikolla, DO President My name is Dhimitri Nikolla, and I am a 3rd year resident at AHN Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania. I originally hail from Tuxedo, NY where I continue to volunteer as an EMT. I graduated from LECOM – Erie, and last year I was Secretary of the Resident Chapte [...]

15 11, 2017

What’s New In EM

2018-06-04T21:07:59+00:00November 15th, 2017|Current Events, Fall 2017|

Aadil Vora, OMS-IV NSUCOM The Pediatric Sedation State Scale to assess pediatric procedural sedation (July 2017) Scales that seek to describe the level of sedation achieved during procedural sedation focus largely on physiologic depth, primarily airway and cardiovascular impairment. But a new tool c [...]