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August 12, 2020

July Resident Journal Club

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Dr. Sara Hevesi and Dr. Maria Kaisler Dr. Hevesi is a consultant at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Kaisler is a PGY-3 and chief resident at Mayo Clinic Emergency Medicine Residency in Rochester, MN. The inaugural Mayo EM residency journal club met for the first time on July 13th, hosted by Dr. Sara Hevesi […]

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July 29, 2020

Impact of scribes on throughput metrics and billing during an electronic medical record transition

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Emily Woods, MD Dr. Woods is an emergency physician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN and SE MN. This study was recently published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. The objective was to evaluate Mayo Clinic Emergency Department’s already established scribe program on throughput and revenue capture while Mayo Clinic underwent EMR transition. We used a […]

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Tags: electronic medical record, emergency medicine, scribes


July 27, 2020

Palliative care in the emergency department: A survey assessment of patient and provider perspectives

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Emily Woods Dr. Woods is an Emergency Physician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester and South-East Minnesota Palliative care has been identified as an area of low outpatient referral from our emergency department, yet palliative care has been shown to improve the quality of patient’s lives. This study investigates both provider and patient perspectives on palliative […]

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July 21, 2020

Safety of parenteral ketorolac use for analgesia in geriatric emergency department patients

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Caitlin Brown, PharmD and Alicia Mattson, PharmD Dr. Brown and Dr. Mattson are pharmacists at Mayo Clinic in the Emergency Department. With the rapidly increasing population of individuals aged 65 years and older, pain management in the emergency department (ED) has become much more complex. Many of the medications we use to treat pain in the ED […]

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June 30, 2020

Emergency Medicine Residents 2020-2021

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Congratulations to our newest senior residents! Welcome to the family to our new interns!

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June 30, 2020

IN ketamine meta-analysis

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Authors: Jana L. Anderson, MD and Lucas Oliveira J. e Silva, MD Dr. Anderson is a pediatric emergency physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Dr. Silva is a research fellow in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. The emergency department is the front line for pain […]

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Tags: emergency medicine, ketamine, pain control


June 15, 2020

How can we improve the experience of older adults in the emergency department?

By ejschwartz ejschwartz

Bottom-line for clinicians and administrative stakeholders: This systematic review highlights potential interventions that could be used to improve geriatric patient experience in the ED. Effective interventions were department-wide interventions aimed to provide comprehensive geriatric-friendly acute care.

Bottom-line for researchers: This review highlights the need for validation of patient experience questionnaires as well as the need for providing detailed descriptions of intervention strategies, with special attention to intervention fidelity.

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Tags: articles, emergency medicine, geriatric care, geriatric emergency medicine, published


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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