Mike Mallin

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STUDY OBJECTIVE The STONE score is a clinical decision rule that classifies patients with suspected nephrolithiasis into low-, moderate-, and high-score groups, with corresponding probabilities of ureteral stone. We evaluate the STONE score in a multi-institutional cohort compared with physician gestalt and hypothesize that it has a sufficiently high(More)
PROBLEM Medical education is transitioning from traditional learning methods. Resident interest in easily accessible education materials is forcing educators to reevaluate teaching methodology. APPROACH To determine emergency medicine residents' current methods of and preferences for obtaining medical knowledge, the authors created a survey and sent it to(More)
The article by Vohra and colleagues, "Sonographic Signs of Snakebites", is reviewed and offers a novel use of ultrasound to assess the severity of soft tissue injury due to crotaline envenomation. The authors have shown the feasibility and potential utility of this modality. Further studies are needed to determine the true value of these sonographic(More)
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