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INTRODUCTION Recent literature calls for initiatives to improve the quality of education studies and support faculty in approaching educational problems in a scholarly manner. Understanding the emergency medicine (EM) educator workforce is a crucial precursor to developing policies to support educators and promote education scholarship in EM. This study(More)
Medical educators with broad expertise across the domains of learning theory, teaching, program design, assessment, and education scholarship are essential to medical schools and graduate medical education programs. Currently, no standard postgraduate training model (like those available for each medical specialty) exists for residency graduates to attain(More)
Narrative: Various solutions are available for use in wound irrigation. It has been suggested that normal saline may be preferable because of its isotonicity and sterility. This review examines tap water as an alternative to normal saline for wound cleansing and prevention of subsequent infection. A Cochrane review, including three studies of adults and two(More)
BACKGROUND Fever in patients can provide an important clue to the etiology of a patient's symptoms. Non-invasive temperature sites (oral, axillary, temporal) may be insensitive due to a variety of factors. This has not been well studied in adult emergency department patients. To determine whether emergency department triage temperatures detected fever(More)
The presynaptic dopamine (DA) D2 receptor-mediated regulation of ATP-sensitive potassium (K+ATP) channels was examined in slices of the rat caudate-putamen. When slices were incubated with the specific D2 receptor antagonist (-)-sulpiride (SLP), a concentration-dependent increase of extracellular DA release was observed. SLP-induced enhancement was(More)
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