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SplintER Series: An Easily Missed Shoulder Injury

A 30-year-old male presents with right shoulder pain after a motorcycle accident. You obtain shoulder x-rays and see the following images (Image 1: AP, scapular Y, and axillary views of the right shoulder. Author’s own images). What is the most likely diagnosis, typical mechanism of injury, expected physical exam findings, appropriate imaging modalities, and management plan? […]

Jun 29, 202006, 2020

EMRad: Radiologic Approach to the Traumatic Knee

Radiology teaching during medical school is variable, ranging from informal teaching to required clerkships [1].​​ Many of us likely received an approach to a chest x-ray, but approaches to other studies may or [...]

Find it hard to keep current with all the new clinical updates? Get caught up on key evidence-based guidelines, clinical pearls, and patient-centered recommendations for your patients in Emergency Medicine.

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SplintER Series: Hip Pain Following an MVC

A 48-year-old female presents to the emergency department after a high-speed motor vehicle collision (MVC). She is complaining of left hip pain. Her radiographs are shown (Image 1 courtesy of Dr Ayaz Hidayatov, Radiopaedia.org, rID: 52760). What is your diagnosis? What is the likely mechanism of injury? What physical exam findings are expected? What is your management in the emergency department and when should you consult orthopedics? […]

Everything you need to survive and thrive in academia, focusing on professional development across the spectrum of life-long learners including medical students, residents, and faculty

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Banishing Busy: Part 2

Medical professionals are busy people and exist in a constant state of “being busy.” How do we resolve chronic “busy-ness”? How do we manage our time effectively? In her recent talk at the CORD Academic Assembly 2020, Dr. Christina Shenvi, EM Physician and Associate Residency Director at UNC, provided 5 key actions to help us be productive, complete our work effectively, and strive for work-life balance. Dr. Shenvi recorded her lecture again to be shared [...]

Being a well-rounded healthcare professional goes beyond just knowing the scientific facts. Get inspired about your wellness, staying healthy, improving your efficiency, and finding a balanced work-life integration.

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Wellness Perks for Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

Many companies have stepped up, eager to encourage and support those of us on the “front lines.” Here are some discounts and freebies that might help mitigate internal and external stressors that many are facing or will face as we enter a period of incredible uncertainty and fear. […]

Dec 6, 201812, 2018

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Many residencies and departments in medicine have started or are thinking about starting local wellness newsletters and handouts. In an effort to help reduce redundancy and facilitate more global information-sharing , the resident-driven [...]