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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)
US Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) visited UMMC's emergency department on November 1 to discuss the effects of the opioid crisis on ED operations, the use fentanyl among ED patients, and the administration of buprenorphine to patients seeking treatment or in withdrawal. (continued)
Amal Mattu, MD, conducted a 21-hour course on emergency cardiology in Sarasota, Florida, from October 22 to 26. (continued)
Coins are the most commonly ingested foreign body in the pediatric age group with a peak occurrence in children less than 5 years old. X-rays are... (continued)
The Canadian C-Spine Rule (CCR) has been shown to decrease the use of cervical spine imaging in low-risk trauma patients. While developed for... (continued)
Identifying Critically Ill Cancer Patients in the ED Immunosuppressed patients with malignancy are at high risk of complications and rapid decompensation.... (continued)
In which age groups should children with Sport Related Concussion be managed differently from adults? Not adequately addressed in literature.... (continued)
5 year old previously healthy male referred to the ED for vomiting after he fell 2.5 feet while jumping from the couch. No other injurys noted... (continued)