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Journal Club - Emergency Department Initiated Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder

Downeast Emergency Medicine

While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to overdose deaths and taxed constrained Emergency Department (ED) resources, it has also clarified the important role that emergency physicians have in expanding access to life-saving medications to treat opioid use disorder. Annals of Emergency Medicine.

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Gradually Circling Around the GRACE Project’s “Reasonable Practice”

ACEP Now

Regardless of the domain, somewhere an expert panel has convened to issue a pronouncement informing all of the ideal care of patients under their specialty umbrella, indirectly extending to their care in the emergency department. 1 To date, there have been three GRACE publications. 1 To date, there have been three GRACE publications.

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ACEP Council Tackles Key Issues During Philadelphia Meeting

ACEP Now

In addition to 7 commendation resolutions and 12 memorial resolutions, the following non-bylaws resolutions were adopted: 19- Scientific Assembly Vendor Transparency (as amended) 20- Emergency Medicine Research Mentorship Network (as substituted) 21- Mitigation of Competition for Procedures Between Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians and Other Learners (..)

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2023 ACEP Elections Preview: Meet the President-Elect and Council Officer Candidates

ACEP Now

How does that apply to the role of the board certified emergency physician? Fundamentally, I believe every patient coming to an emergency department is best served by care delivered by board certified emergency physicians. When those same fundamentals done right achieve great success, they aren’t little at all.

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ED Boarding

ACEP Now

In November 2022, the American College of Emergency Physicians sent a letter to President Biden on behalf of 34 organizations, asking to convene stakeholders to identify solutions to address the emergency department (ED) boarding crisis.1 The effect of emergency department crowding on clinically oriented outcomes.

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SGEM#333: Do you gotta be starting something – like tPA before EVT?

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Garreth Debiegun is an emergency physician at Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME and clinical assistant professor with Tufts University School of Medicine. He also works at an urgent care and a rural critical access hospital. first appeared on The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine.

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Diagnostics: The Shunt Series

Taming the SRU

Case 1 Fussy 1 month old A 1-month-old (ex-34 week premature) infant comes to your emergency department for fussiness. Case 2 19 year old seizure A 19-year-old male is brought into your emergency department via EMS for witnessed seizure-like activity. More on this below as we work through a few cases….