Welcome to the website of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Our urban location provides a fast-paced and challenging environment for learning and clinical practice. Coupled with state-of-the art technology and cutting-edge academic resources available to us as part of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, we offer comprehensive training in emergency medicine. Our educational responsibilities have our highest commitment. We are shaping the future of emergency medicine in the United States and abroad.
Dan Gingold, MD, MPH, and Doug Sward, MD, published the article titled “The Effect of Wilderness and Medical Training on Injury and Altitude Preparedness Among Backcountry Hikers in Rocky Mountain National Park,” in the World Journal of Emergency Medicine (2018;9:172-177). (continued)
David Marcozzi, MD, published an opinion piece about the US health care system's readniess for disasters in the May 24th edition of The Hill: http://thehill. (continued)
The second edition of Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department is now available in Spanish. (continued)
Although not specifically a part of current recommendations due to lack of data, the AHA has previously recommended shifting upward on the sternum during... (continued)
Bottom Line: Less than 1/2 of patients presenting to EDs and being diagnosed with concussion receive mild traumatic brain injury educational materials,... (continued)
The rate of occult bacteremia in infants 3 months to 24 months with a temperature higher than 40.5C was slightly higher when compared to those with a... (continued)
Acutely agitated patients in the emegency room receive single or combination of benzodiazepine (lorazepam vs. midazolam) and antipsychotic (e.g. haloperidol)... (continued)
The use of neuroimaging in syncope-related ED visits increased from 21% in 2001 to 45% in 2010. A recent single-center retrospective study... (continued)