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Dangerous Elements: The Story of Lead and its Toxic Effects A brief history In the roaring twenties, New York City was known to have the United States' premier forensic toxicology lab. Appointed in 1
In a Twist: Testicular Torsion Dhimitri Nikolla, MSIV, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA Tyler Lewandowski, DO, Resident Physician Emergency Medicine, UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA Introduct
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Shaking Down Shigella Brian C. Phillips, MD, Resident Physician, Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN As few as 10-200 organisms may be sufficient to develop an infecti
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Brain Storm: Treating Acute Stroke and its Mimics Faye T. Pedersen, MSIV, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL Mohammad M. Qureshi, MD, Resident Physician, Department of Neurolog
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Pediatric Nerve Blocks From the October 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Pediatric Nerve Blocks: An Evidence-Based Approach.” Reprinted with permission. To access your EMRA memb
Rotting Away: Fournier's Gangrene Matthew Mitchell, MD, Resident, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI Case An 83-year-old male is dropped off by his caregiver with a chief complaint of shortness of
Infecting the Masses: Soft Tissue Infections and Ultrasound Sarah H. Michael, DO, MS, Resident, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI There are few tasks in emergency medicine that are as simple to
Small Spaces: Ultrasound-Guided Small Joint Aspiration Meredith Hill-Ciesielski, MD, Ultrasound Fellow, Detroit Receiving and Sinai Grace Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Mark Favot, MD,
Scorpion's Sting Christine Huang, MD, EM Pediatric Resident, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Background There are over 1,500 species of scorpions worldwide, of which only about 50 are dangerous eno
Thoracic Aortic Dissection James Hall, MD, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO Sajid Khan, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kan