Welcome to AEM Early Access, a collaboration between the Academic Emergency Medicine Journal and Brown University Emergency Medicine. Each month we give you early digital access to an AEM article in press, with open access for a limited period of time, and an author interview. Click below to access the post containing the audio interview, article summary, and links to related #FOAMed learning resources.

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Discussing Patients Visiting Multiple Emergency Departments: Patterns, Costs and Risk Factors

Lead Author: Dr. Todd Lyons

Interviewed by: Dr. Anu Ganapathy



Discussing Prehospital Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Cohort Study

Lead Author: Dr. Alexis Cournoyer

Interviewed by: Dr. Thomas Ross



Discussing A 0-Hour/1-Hour Protocol for Safe, Early Discharge of Chest Pain Patients

Lead Author: Dr Arash Mokhtari

Interviewed by: Dr. Michael Prucha

Discussing Ketamine as an Adjunct to Opioids for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Lead Author: Dr. Karen Bowers

Interviewed by: Dr. Thomas Ross


Discussing Point-of-care Ultrasound for Non-angulated Distal Forearm Fractures in Children: Test performance Characteristics and Patient-centered Outcomes

Lead Author: Dr. Naveen Poonai

Interviewed by: Dr. Gita Pensa

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Discussing Development of a Global Health Milestones Tool for Learners in Emergency Medicine: A Pilot Project. Katherine Douglass, Gabriel Jacquet, et al.

Lead Author: Dr. Katherine Douglass 

Interviewed by: Dr. Chris Merritt




Discussing Emergency Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Conference and Culture of Safety: The Resident Perspective

Lead Author: Dr. Kathleen Wittels

Interviewed by: Dr. Gita Pensa