Any free time during the holidays? Well you might want to take advantage the
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course. You will learn CPR techniques to assist people of all ages and how to use an AED. Cost is $50 and it’ll only take approximately 4hours.
For more info, check out the flyer:
Americans who turn up in the emergency room to get dental care aren’t lost, they’re probably just running out of options.
According to a new
report from the Pew Center on the States more than 800,000 visits to the ER in 2009 were for toothaches and other avoidable dental ailments.
What effect will this have on the future of dental care? It really depends on who you are talking to:
This is NPR’s view.
This is the ADA’s view.
Academic life in Emergency Medicine blog linked to a resource out of University of Maryland that EM residents will find useful.
Emergency Medicine Oral Boards Training Video Series covers general principles of the exam, along with 2 case studies and medical pearls. These 6-10 minute movies should play on any computer browser.