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We Need To Stop Blaming The Doctors

“Why do they book your well-child checks for 15 minutes?” my medical student asked me yesterday. I laughed. I couldn’t help it. Gut reaction – like when you laugh instead of cry. I explained that all of our appointments are 15 minutes – well-checks (regardless of age), to colds, to suicidality or chest pain.

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Covid-19 Was Spreading In China Before 1st Confirmed Cases

The number, and genetic sequencing, of the first cases identified by China suggest coronavirus was spreading before early December 2019.

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Study Finds 100% Death Rate In Covid-19 Patients After CPR

All 54 COVID-19 patients who underwent cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in a Michigan hospital died, leading to questions about the risks and benefits of performing a procedure that exposes healthcare personnel to the coronavirus amid limited supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE).

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I Am Tired. But I Still Love Emergency Medicine.

I love being an emergency doctor. I loved my residency, my co-residents, and my attendings. I love my training: watching, learning, treating. I love the emergency department, the vastness, and the variability of emergency medicine.

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