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Geriatric Cart to provide comfort to seniors in the Emergency Department

May 26, 2020

Geriatric Cart to provide comfort to seniors in the Emergency Department

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

Author: Isabella Lichen Comment on Lichen et al. Non-pharmacologic interventions improve comfort and experience among older adults in the Emergency Department. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2020. Older adult 65 years of age and older are 16% of the US population, but they comprise 45% of emergency department (ED) visits. These patients frequently present […]

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February 28, 2020

Early recognition of Child Abuse

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

Author: Mark Mannenbach, MD @MMannenbach My memory of the small boy with dark eyes and curly hair comes back quickly as the medical students I am working with share what they are thinking and what they would do next. I saw him first on a busy evening shift along with a new resident rotating in […]

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May 10, 2019

Mayo Clinic EM at SAEM19

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

Wednesday May 15, 2019 TOP 100 abstract: 17 Pediatric Opioid Use in the Emergency Department: A 10-Year National Trend StudyLarissa Shiue, Sheagleigh Funni, Jonathan Inselman, Molly Jeffery, M. Fernanda Bellolio, Jana AndersonTime: 1:00 PM-2:30 PMLocation: St. Thomas B- ORAL presentation 117 Subgroup Effects of a Shared Decision Making Intervention in Children With Minor Head TraumaRachel […]

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Welcome Class of 2019-2022

March 15, 2019

Welcome Class of 2019-2022

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

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Youth Athletes in America- Does Practice Really Make Perfect?

December 5, 2018

Youth Athletes in America- Does Practice Really Make Perfect?

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

TEDx by Neha Raukar @Raukar_Neha

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September 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic at ACEP Scientific Assembly 2018

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

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September 23, 2018

Effect of the Head CT Choice Decision Aid in Parents of Children With Minor Head Trauma

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

Authors: Erik Hess, MD (UAB) Comment on: Hess, Homme et al. Effect of the Head Computed Tomography Choice Decision Aid in Parents of Children With Minor Head TraumaA Cluster Randomized Trial. JAMA Open. Each year, 450,000 children present to U.S emergency departments for evaluation of head trauma.  Physicians obtain head computed tomography (CT) scans in 37%-50% of […]

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August 2, 2018

The opioid epidemic

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

Author: Molly Jeffery PhD @mollyjeffery Commentary about: Jeffery at al. Trends in opioid use in commercially insured and Medicare Advantage populations in 2007-16: retrospective cohort study. BMJ 2018. With all the attention that is being paid to opioid prescribing over the past few years, we wanted to know whether we’re moving the needle: are fewer people […]

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Blockchain: A new technology for health professions education

June 14, 2018

Blockchain: A new technology for health professions education

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

Author: Eric Funk, MD @efunkem  

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Addressing the Active Shooter Challenge through In-situ Simulation

May 22, 2018

Addressing the Active Shooter Challenge through In-situ Simulation

By Daniel Cabrera Daniel Cabrera

Author: Mark Mannenbach, MD. @MMannenbach Commentary on: Mannenbach et al. An In Situ Simulation-Based Training Approach to Active Shooter Response in the Emergency Department. in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness With an increased number of active shooter events in the United States, emergency departments are challenged to ensure preparedness for this low-frequency, but extremely high stakes event.  Engagement of […]

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