EM Basic

EM Basic- your boot camp guide to emergency medicine. Made for medical students and emergency medicine interns to review common chief complaints in emergency medicine from the ground up


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Altered Mental Status

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MI and ACS

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Back pain

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 2011-10-24  27m

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Febrile infants

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 2011-09-20  41m