The future of emergency medicine seems bleak. Listen to Zacks perspective on the future of our beloved specialty in part TWO of this two-part series.
You are working your FIRST SHIFT EVER at Clerkship General hospital when a 60 year old female presents with shortness of breath. Initial Vitals: HR: 92 RR: 28 BP: 120/80 O2%: 89% Temp: 101.2F Critical
The future of emergency medicine seems bleak. Listen to Zack’s perspective on the future of our beloved specialty in part one of this two-part series.
You are working at *rural* Clerkship General when you receive a radio call from EMS – 7yo male from a severe bus accident with a large scalp laceration, unable to control the hemorrhage. Initial Vital
Asymptomatic Bradycardia – usually don’t treat Symptomatic Stable Bradycardia – atropine, further workup Symptomatic Unstable Bradycardia – SIMULTANEOUS treatment with medications and electricity Meds
What is most important to programs from ERAS? SLOEs, clinical grades on EM rotations and residency interviews. How do you look good on interviews? Have a thorough ERAS application that gives interview
ERAS Pt 1: The 8 Parts of the ApplicationThere are 8 parts to the application: Personal and Biographic Information – mostly self-explanatory Curriculum Vitae (Resume) – keep an updated CV throughout m
You are working at Clerkship General when you are called to see a 70 yo male who is presenting with shortness of breath. Initial Vitals Temp 98.0 HR 36 RR 28 BP 80/35 O2 82% Critical Actions Interpret
DOPES D-Displacement – endotracheal tube dislodges from trachea, or falls into right mainstem bronchus O-Obstruction – Mucous plugging, bronchospasm, patient biting tube P –Pneumothorax – Look out for
Brainstorming ideas – how to make it personal What makes me unique? 2. What are some specific experiences I’ve had in my life that have either made me want to do EM or given me the skills that will pr