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Joshua McClain, MD, and Zachary D.W. Dezman, MD, published a case report, “Japanese Immigrant with Abdominal Pain,” in the June issue of the Journal of Emergency Medicine (53:e249-50). (continued)
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)
Improving Resuscitation Performance Resuscitating the critically ill patient can often be quite stressful. Stress has been shown to decrease... (continued)
PCL injuries can sometimes have involvement of the posterolateral corner (PLC) The dial test can be used to diagnose posterior lateral instability... (continued)
Ventricular shunt (VP) malfunction can be severe and life-threatening and evaluation has typically included a dry CT brain and a shunt series which includes... (continued)
Vaginal douching is a common and potentially dangerous practice. Women engage in this practice predominately for personal hygiene reasons but also with... (continued)
When surveyed, half of general medicine patients interviewed stated that they would prefer to have a loved one present if they were to develop cardiac... (continued)