Browsing: October 2014

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An Evidence-Based Approach to Blunt Chest Trauma in Children From the November 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Management Of Blunt Chest Trauma In Children: An Evidenc
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An Evidence-Based Approach to Acute Aortic Syndromes From the December 2013 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach To Acute Aortic Syndromes.” Reprinted with permission. T
Which is Which? THE CASE The Patients The images provided come from two different patients who presented to the ED with non-ocular complaints, but the ocular findings seen in the clinical photographs
Small Bugs with Big Bites: North American Tick-Borne Diseases James Hall, MD, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO Sajid Khan, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine,
In a Twist: Testicular Torsion Dhimitri Nikolla, MSIV, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA Tyler Lewandowski, DO, Resident Physician Emergency Medicine, UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA Introduct
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The Common Vernacular “Dude, he talked to me today!” I couldn't help but express my joy in what seemed to be a milestone achievement for our struggling 5-year-old ICU patient. For weeks he had been b
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Accelerating Toward the Future: New Directions for 2015 I am humbled and thrilled to begin my year of service as your incoming EMRA president. As you may know, I have been involved with EMRA for year
Celebrating a Banner Year: 2014 Financial Report As we enter October our cycle comes to a close, and EMRA marks another historic year. This month also signifies the end of my term as your treasurer.
Talk to the Hand: Perilunate Dislocations Sarah Espinoza, MD, Resident Physician, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA Background: Perilunate dislocation with transcaphoid fracture Lunate and perilunate dislo
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What? I Have to Leave Residency? Planning for Your ""Real World"" Future It happens every late fall and accelerates into spring; graduating residents start to stress about the move into practice. Not