Rick Abbott MD

Rick Abbott (aka American ER doc gone walkabout ) has been an ER Doc since 1973 and has bad wanderlust. | Google |

The Land of Protocols

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The Land of Protocols: thank goodness, there are, and can be, no unexpected consequences of the growing reliance upon protocols and pathways in the ER…

Sore throats and the learned professional

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Rick Abbott creates the perfect diagnostic and management pathway for sore throat in the ED… in terms of efficiency and patient satisfaction. But… There’s always a but… Professionalism gets in the way.