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A commentary by Amal Mattu, MD, was published in the Emergency Medicine Viewpoints column of Medscape on September 15 (www. (continued)
Michael Witting, MD, MS, Siamak Moayedi, MD, Latoya Brown, BS, and Ammar Ismail, MBBS, RDMS, published the article titled “Predictors and Delays Associated with the Need for Advanced Techniques for Intravenous Access” in the August issue of The Journal of Emergency Medicine (53:172-177). (continued)
Semhar Tewelde, MD, and Amal Mattu, MD, with William Brady, MD, from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, published “Pitfalls in Electrocardiographic Diagnosis of Acute Coronary Syndrome in Low-Risk Chest Pain” in the June issue of the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (2017;18:601-606). (continued)
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Since the first description of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), various consensus conferences (including American-European Consensus Conference... (continued)
Hyperkalemia is a potentially life threatening problem which can lead to cardiac dysrhythmias and death. Drug interactions inducing hyperkalemia are... (continued)
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Post-Arrest Tidal Volume Setting Most patients with ROSC from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest undergo endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation.... (continued)