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Zachary Dezman, MD, MS, MS, was contacted by the Associated Press to comment on Second Chance, an app developed at the University of Washington and now being tested for its ability to detect the shallow breathing that suggests opioid overdose. (continued)
At a press conference held at Baltimore’s City Hall on December 19, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced that the University of Maryland Medical Center’s midtown and downtown campuses have been awarded “Level 1” status, the highest certification in the city’s efforts toward addressing the opioid epidemic. (continued)
Jenny Guyther, MD, and Danya Khoujah, MBBS, were faculty members for the National Continued Competency Program Paramedic Refresher course, held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, during the week of October 30. (continued)
Epidemiology of Alpine Skiing Injuries Mean age of injury 30.3 (range 24 to 35.4 years) Populations at greatest risk are children... (continued)
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is primarily a pediatric disease and can cause a wide variety of neurologic symptoms. As such, should... (continued)
Take home naloxone (THN) programs have been expanded to help reduce the opioid overdose-related deaths. A study was done in Australia to characterize... (continued)
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) volume is a predictor of mortality and clinical outcome. Communicating ICH volume to neurosurgical and neurocritical... (continued)
Critically Ill Renal Transplant Patients Renal transplant patients are at high risk of critical illness from a variety of etiologies. Sepsis is the... (continued)