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Laura J. Bontempo, MD, MEd, and Nubia Seyoum, MD, published the case report titled “Dyspnea in a Patient with Melanoma” in the January 2019 issue of Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine. (continued)
Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, PhD, MPH, is the senior author of the article titled “Correlation Between the Revised Trauma Score and Injury Severity Score: Implications for Prehospital Trauma Triage,” published in the March/April issue of Prehospital Emergency Care. (continued)
Brian K. Parker, MD, MS, Sara Manning, MD, and Michael E. Winters, MD, MBA, published “The Crashing Obese Patient” in the March issue of the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (2019;20:323-330). (continued)
Gallstones account for 35-40% of cases of pancreatitis and the risk increases with diminishing stone size. Bile reflux into the pancreatic duct can form... (continued)
Measles outbreaks have been reported all over the globe, with the incidence increasing due to low immunization rates. Italy experienced 5000 cases... (continued)
Single use laundry pods are readily available in many homes. Due to their bright colors, they have been mistaken for edible products (e.g.... (continued)
Mechanical Ventilation in the Obese Critically Ill Rates of obesity have steadily risen over the past three decades. In fact, the prevalance... (continued)
A recent retrospective study examined CT radiation doses in different types of facilities Mean patient age: 12 years... (continued)