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Roger Stone, MD, MS, was an invited speaker for Maryland EMSCare 2017, the annual educational conference sponsored by Maryland’s Regional EMS Advisory Councils and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems. (continued)
Maite Huis in ‘t Veld, MD, Zachary Dezman, MD, and Amal Mattu, MD, in collaboration with colleagues from Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Wake Forest School of Medicine, and Medisch Centrum Haaglanden in The Hague, published “The Fast and Furious: Low-Risk Chest Pain and the Rapid Rule-Out Protocol” in the April issue of Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (18:474-478). (continued)
Daniel Gingold, MD, MPH, is the lead author of the article titled “Impact of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion on Emergency Department High Utilizers with Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions: A Cross-Sectional Study,” which was published in the May issue of the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. (continued)
Adhesive Capsulitis aka Frozen Shoulder Spontaneous gradual onset stiffness and pain of the Glenohumeral joint Shoulder capsule becomes thickened... (continued)
Every year in the U.S., preventable poisonings in children result in more than 60,000 ED visits and around 1 million calls to poison centers. Calls... (continued)
Chest injuries represent the second most common cause of pediatric trauma related death. ATLS guidelines recommend CXR in all blunt trauma patients. ... (continued)
Street names for illicit substance are diverse and unique. Knowing what your patient used prior to ED presentation can help with the management of their... (continued)
What is the role of EEG for first-time seizures in the ED? Wyman and colleagues performed a prospective trial on the use of 30-minute... (continued)