Episode 24: What do I read, and how do I do it?

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In Episode 24, EM Res vets Drs. Kaminstein and Kochert return with Dr. Becker to talk about how residents should approach reading medical research articles.  Do you need to read everything?  What should you read?  How do you do it?  All this and more in the first of a series on reading original research for residents.  

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New EM Residents, Attendings, and Dogmalysis

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There is a bunch out there in social media and FOAMed lately about "dogmalysis," or the idea that some of the things we do have no evidence base, and should not be done.  But new EM residents and new EM attendings may want to take some of this content with a grain of salt.  

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Episode 16: Are you sure you want that scan?

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We have all answered that call from radiology or from our radiology techs.  In this episode, we talk about the myths and truths behind the use of oral contrast in the ED, ED imaging in pregnancy, and contrast induced nephropathy.  

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What is being an Emergency Physician really like?

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There's more to being an Emergency Physician and Resident than board knowledge and learning procedures.  Each patient we care for provides us with a host of learning opportunities, and our job is more than just the medicine.  So what does it really take to be an EP?

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