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.
In a recent letter to the editor, Drs. Mak Moayedi and Michael Winters described the conversion of an Easy IJ into a multi-lumen central venous catheter. (continued)
Nubia Seyoum, MD, Semhar Tewelde, MD, and Zachary Dezman, MD, MS, MS, published the case report titled “Male with Severe Hypertension and Dyspnea” in the Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine column of the January issue of The Journal of Emergency Medicine (2018;54:e7-38). (continued)
Nicole Cimino-Fiallos, MD, Wan-Tsu W. Chang, MD, Laura J. Bontempo, MD, MEd, and Zachary Dezman, MD, MS, MS, published the case report titled “54-Year-Old Female With a Syncopal Episode” in Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine (2018;2:1-6). (continued)
Recently, an ex-Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned in Salisbury, England using a Soviet nerve agent called Novichok. He joins a list of defectors... (continued)
Worsening hypoxemia is not uncommon upon initiation of VV ECMO for severe ARDS as tidal volumes drop to double digits (often... (continued)
Peri-Intubation Cardiac Arrest Endotracheal intubation is a high-risk procedure, especially in the critically ill patient. The incidence... (continued)
Fluid overload (defined in this study as (fluid input-output)/weight)) is associated with longer hospital stays, longer treatment duration and oxygen... (continued)
A recent systematic review evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of 19 prehospital stroke scales. Arm motor strength is the most frequently... (continued)