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Multisite assessment of emergency medicine resident knowledge of evidence-based medicine as measured by the Fresno Test of Evidence-Based Medicine

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the application of scientific evidence while treating a patient. To date, however, there is very little evidence describing how residents in emergency medicine understand and incorporate EBM into practice.

JOM Staff

10.07.22

The DO

Thoughts on defending the osteopathic medical profession

I was planning on writing a column on the evidence for osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT). However, my trip to the AOA House of Delegates in July inspired me to write a different column. I have tried in my last two columns to make a case for the value of osteopathic care. I have defined osteopathic care as … Read More

The DO Staff

10.06.22

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At-home ECG monitoring with a real-time outpatient cardiac telemetry system during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, essential in-person electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings became unfeasible, while patients continued to suffer from cardiac conditions. To circumvent these challenges, the cardiology clinic (Long Island Heart Rhythm Center [LIHRC]) at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) transitioned to a remote real-time outpatient cardiac telemetry (ROCT) service.

JOM Staff

10.05.22

The DO

In Memoriam: Sept. 1, 2022

The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify the AOA of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to memberservice@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

The DO Staff

10.03.22

JOM

Reactivation of minimal change disease after Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19

This case follows a 54-year-old woman with a medical history of hypertension who experienced reactivation of minimal change disease (MCD) after receiving the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19. She had her first episode of MCD 15 days after receiving the influenza vaccine in 2018. She remained in remission for over 3 years following treatment with steroids. She experienced … Read More

JOM Staff

10.03.22

The DO

The DO Book Club, Sept. 2022: Letter to a Young Female Physician, Ask Me About My Uterus, Practical Management of Pain

This month’s recommendations are decidedly distaff, so if you’re a dyed-in-the-wool misogynist you should stop reading now. These books won’t save you.

The DO Staff

10.02.22

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