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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)
R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD, is a guest editor of this month's issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, on the topic of observation medicine. (continued)
Elective surgeries with general anesthesia are often cancelled when the child has an upper respiratory tract infection. What are the adverse... (continued)
During the past several years, several new classes of diabetic medications were introduced for clinical use, including SGLT2 inhibitors (canagliflozin,... (continued)
IV vs. Non-IV Benzodiazepines for Cessation of Seizures A meta-analysis by Alshehri et al. included 11 studies with a total of 1633 patients,... (continued)
Negative-pressure pulmonary edema (NPPE) is a well-documented entity that occurs after a patient makes strong inspiratory effort against a blocked airway.... (continued)
Viscosupplementation Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a high-molecular weight polysaccharide A major component of synovial fluid and of cartilage... (continued)