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The Importance of The Emergency Medicine Clerkship

by Linda Katirji, Farhad Aziz, Rob Rogers Introduction The Emergency Medicine (EM) clerkship typically takes place during the fourth year of medical school. However, some

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Medical Professionalism

The Dimensions That All Medical Students Should Know About by Amila Punyadasa   Introduction It is prudent to commence this chapter with some relevant definitions.

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by Muneer Al Marzouqi and Qais Abuagla   Introduction Whether you are rotating in the Emergency Department (ED) or elsewhere, one of the key skills

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Discharge Communications

by Justin Brooten and Bret Nicks   Introduction The process of patient discharge from the emergency department (ED) provides critical information for patients to manage

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Diagnostic Testing In Emergency Medicine

by Yusuf Ali Altunci   Case 1 A fifty-one-year-old male patient is admitted to your emergency department (ED) with chest pain that started 30 minutes

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Data Gathering

by Chew Keng Sheng   Introduction Although a medical student has always been taught to take a comprehensive history and a complete physical examination from

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Creating Your Action Plan

by Chew Keng Sheng   Introduction As the patient’s physiologic condition is dynamic and changes from time to time, we need to remember that the

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Communication and Interpersonal Interactions

by Vijay Nagpal and Bret A. Nicks Introduction Emergency Medicine and the situations within the department can present a stressful, rapidly changing environment where it

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