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How i chose emergency medicine

Emily Kelly, Jeff Nisker
OBJECTIVES: Many medical students feel inadequately prepared to address end-of-life issues, including patient death. This study aimed to examine medical students' first experiences of the deaths of patients in their care. METHODS: Final-year medical students at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario were invited to share their first experience of the death of a patient in their care. The students could choose to participate through telephone interviews, focus groups or e-mail...
April 2010: Medical Education
P I Oppenheim, G Sotiropoulos, L J Baraff
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate parent preferences for the therapy of young children with fever without source. PARTICIPANTS: Consecutive parents, not in a medical profession, of children less than 36 months old. SETTING: Pediatric clinic of a university teaching hospital. DESIGN: During individual interviews at the time of their child's clinic visit, parents were presented with a case scenario and two treatment options and the risks, outcomes, and cost associated with each...
November 1994: Annals of Emergency Medicine
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