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Jenny Guyther, MD, and Danya Khoujah, MBBS, were faculty members for the National Continued Competency Program Paramedic Refresher course, held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, during the week of October 30. (continued)
Laura Diegelmann, MD, RDMS, was a site coordinator for an international study on the use of ultrasound in the assessment of nontrauma patients with hypotension without an obvious cause. (continued)
Wendy Chang, MD, collaborated with investigators from the Departments of Neurology, Anesthesiology, and Surgery in an analysis of clinical information from patients enrolled in the Oximetry and Noninvasive Predictors of Intervention Need after Trauma (ONPOINT) study. (continued)
Lumbar punctures (LPs) are a common ED procedure with variable reported success rates. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis looked... (continued)
Noninvasive Ventilation in De-Novo Respiratory Failure Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is a primary therapy for patients with acute hypercapnic... (continued)
Retrospective chart review at a headache clinic seeing adolescent concussion patients 70.1% met criteria for probable medication-overuse headache... (continued)
Hyperoxia has been repeatedly demonstrated to be detrimental in a variety of patients, including those with myocardial infarction, cardiac... (continued)
Providing naloxone to patients at risk for opioid overdose is now standard of care. A retrospective study evaluated the rate of naloxone obtainment after... (continued)