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The Patient Experience: Why Is It Important? Why Do We Hate It So Much? What Can We Do To Improve?

I HAVE BECOME INFATUATED WITH THE PATIENT CARE EXPERIENCE. I believe the term “patient care experience” is a more inclusive term that describes our technical expertise while also including everything else, such as communication, department ambience, throughput, and the behavior of everyone a patient comes into contact with while in the department.

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emDocs Teams Up with Access EM / Tintinalli

Dear Colleagues, When we set out to start emDocs part of our vision was to create a regularly updated source on everyday / cutting-edge topics; “the supplement to the authoritative EM texts”. We are happy to announce another step in this direction. For the past two years, Tintinalli chapters h...

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Yellowstone Advanced Airway Course Pearls

"This procedure (cricothyrotomy) is a bloody mess and very tactile, you want to feel your landmarks before making each cut"Adaira Landry, MD with her top ten pearls from Dr. Richard Levitan's recent airway course in Yellowstone.

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All NYC EM Chief Resident Conference 2014

"Never give yourself the best schedule, do not play favorites, and do not break promises"In EM leadership or hope to be chief resident someday? Here's a great recap with lots of pearls from the recent All NYC EM Chief Resident Conference from NYU/Bellevue chief (and emDocs editor) Adaira Landry, MD.

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#dontgetleftbehind: FOAMed and Social Media for EM Educators

"As one develops a skill set, FOAM becomes a more valued tool for fine-tuning your already engrained knowledge"Coverage of the FOAMed workshop at CORD 2014 from Adaira Landry, MD (@allarounddoc), with a primer on how to get involved in the social media and medical education movement.

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Pregnant and Sick: Haney Mallemat (AllNYCEM6)

"Everything that can go wrong with these patients will"Our second writeup from the 6th All NYC EM Conference is of Dr. Haney Mallemat's lecture on the critically ill and expecting patient. He covers the important underlying physiologic principles, changes you should (or shouldn't) make to your usua...