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Ben Lawner, DO, MS, EMT-P, with co-authors J.V. Nable, MD, EMT-P, and William Brady, MD, published a review of recent emergency medical services articles in the November issue of the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. (continued)
Laura Bontempo, MD, MEd, Michael Bond, MD, and Bryan Hayes, PharmD, with colleagues from the School of Pharmacy (Michelle C. (continued)
Dr. Amal Mattu and his colleagues from the University of Virginia, the University of California San Francisco, and Oregon Health & Sciences University, have back-to-back electrocardiographic case reports in the December issue of Annals of Emergency Medicine. (continued)
Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause significant disease, including severe neurologic problems. However, patient presentations can vary greatly. Signs... (continued)
PaCO2 and the Post-Arrest Patient Alterations in PaCO2 are common during the post-arrest period and have been associated with worse patient centered... (continued)
A 36-year-old male, who recently immigrated from Africa, presented to the ED with fever, rash, cough and shortness of breath. He was noted to be febrile... (continued)
Take Home Point: According to a recent article in the NEJM there does not seem to be any difference in the rate of symptomatic venous thromboembolism... (continued)
In pediatrics, providers typically prescribe 10 mg/kg (max 500 mg) and 5 mg/kg daily x 4 (max 250 mg) for treatment of pneumonia, but this dosing... (continued)