Browsing: January 2015

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Readiness for Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department From the December 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Department Readiness for Pediatric Illness and Injury.”
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Patients with Anemia in the Emergency Department From the November 2013 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Anemia In The Emergency Department: Evaluation and Treatment.” Reprinted with permissio
Breathing Easier With Point-of-Care Ultrasound Case A 60-year-old male rolls in by EMS with a complaint of shortness of breath. He was discharged from prison two months ago, at which time he ceased a
Rash Findings THE CASES Case 1 The Patient A 48-year-old male presents with a painful rash on his left chest, back, and in his axilla. He states that he developed worsening pain in the area for 3 day
Health Policy Statistics 102: Medical Students Perceptions and Policy Education Previous data has shown that nearly half of graduating medical students felt that their medical school provided inadequ
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The Institutional Review Board (IRB) Tips on Getting Your Research Off the Ground Undertaking a brand new research project can be a daunting task. Part of this process may involve submitting a propos
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Health Policy 101: Intro to Terminology Health policy can be a bit of an alphabet soup, especially when it comes to the way that the government pays for care. Abbreviations abound; ever wonder what a
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Small, but Deadly: Part 2 Remember that 22-month-old girl from the last issue? Well, armed with the information from the last article, you now  feel ready to treat any of her potential medication ing
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Resuscitating the Neonate Up to 10% of all newborns will require some assistance to begin regular breathing, and just under 1% of newborns will require extensive resuscitative efforts. Introduction T
Emergency Department Evaluation of Blunt Orbital Trauma Introduction More than 2.5 million eye injuries occur each year.1 According to information gleaned from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Pro