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Figure 1 Picks: Top FOAMed Tweets this Week

March 6, 2015


Coinciding with the American Academy of Emergency Medicine meeting this week, we saw a particular focus on Emergency Medicine on Twitter. He… Read More

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Image of the Week: Ex Vivo Lung Profusion

March 4, 2015


This image provides a rare look into ex vivo lung perfusion (ELVP), an emergent therapy applied to donor lungs to improve organ quality prio… Read More

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Ambassador of the Month: Jan Hansel

February 27, 2015


This month’s student ambassador of the month is Jan Hansel, a final year medical student at the University of Maribor in Slovenia. Jan joine… Read More

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Health Leaders Series: Interview with Dr. Marissa Camilon on the American Resident Project, Technology, and Education

February 26, 2015


Dr. Marissa Camilon completed medical school at the USC Keck School of Medicine and is currently an emergency medicine resident at Los Angel… Read More

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Image of the Week: Can You Name this Skin Condition?

February 25, 2015


This pediatric patient presented with symptoms of a fever, upper respiratory tract infection and new erythematous targetoid lesions on the a… Read More

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Figure 1 Expanded Case: Deep Vein Thrombosis with Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement

February 24, 2015


Some images on Figure 1 are so compelling that we want to know more details on presentation, diagnosis, and treatment for an “Exp… Read More

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Why Herd Immunity Matters: A Fully Immunized Child Contracts Measles

February 23, 2015


According to numbers released last week by the CDC, there have now been 150 cases of Measles reported in the United States in 2015. This is… Read More

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Image of the Week: Severe Frostbite

February 18, 2015


This is the first of four images showing the progression of frostbite over a 96-hour period. Frostbite begins with cold-induced cell death a… Read More

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Health Leaders Series: Interview with Steven Lin, B.Dent., on Dentistry and Technology

February 17, 2015


He hopes to help people understand how dental disease affects our lives, and how we can take control of it for healthier more enriched commu… Read More

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Radiological Images that Make the Invisible Visible – Part 1

February 15, 2015


This is the first in a two-part series highlighting the radiology images that have been chosen as Images of the Week on Figure 1. Radio… Read More

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Image of the Week: Alarmingly Low Platelet Count

February 11, 2015


This patient presented with an eruption of petechia, caused by thrombocytopenia. Thrombocytopenia is defined as a platelet count below the l… Read More

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Figure 1 is Now Available in India

February 10, 2015


We are pleased to announce that Figure 1 is now available in India. India has 800,000 physicians, and 1.5 million nurses, midwives, and… Read More