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"Adapt and Overcome": The Relationship Between Emergency Departments and the Opioid Epidemic

Publication Date
2020-January-01
Document Type
Abstract

In my thesis, I argue that the opioid epidemic poses challenges but also opportunities for emergency departments to assess and improve their performance under duress for the betterment of future generations and ailments to come. I first delve into the...

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"It's Gotta be the Shoes": A Case Study on Shoes, Distance Running, and Technology in Sport

Publication Date
2021-January-01
Document Type
Abstract

Over one weekend at the beginning of October 2019, Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge and Brigid Kosgei's world-record-breaking Chicago Marathon win reset the clock in terms of what was believed to be humanly possible in the...

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