Commentary

Commentary

Sheldon Jacobson, MD: 1938-2009

Sheldon Jacobson, MD, Emergency Medicine's longest-serving board member, editor of this journal's "Errors in Emergency Practice" column since 1978...

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Beyond the Crossroads

The 2006 Institute of Medicine report Emergency Medical Services at the Crossoads portrayed a nationwide prehospital care system lacking not only...

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Another ER Closes

Data from the CDC indicate that about 10% of the emergency departments in this country have closed since 1995.

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"My Patient"

March is the month when graduating medical students find out where they will spend the next few years learning how to be physicians and surgeons,...

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Remarkable Missions

As I started to write this editorial about the 40th anniversary of Emergency Medicine, I was alerted to the crash landing of a fully-fueled...

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Urgent Matters

The concept of a hospital-based urgent care center is a simple one: create an area close to, but separate from, the main emergency department so...

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