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Post-Intubation Hemodynamic Collapse in the Critically Ill Patient In patients with multiple comorbidities or severe underlying heart disease, ETI may precipitate cardiac ischemia or dysrhythmia lead
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Readiness for Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department From the December 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Department Readiness for Pediatric Illness and Injury.”
Breathing Easier With Point-of-Care Ultrasound Case A 60-year-old male rolls in by EMS with a complaint of shortness of breath. He was discharged from prison two months ago, at which time he ceased a
Rash Findings THE CASES Case 1 The Patient A 48-year-old male presents with a painful rash on his left chest, back, and in his axilla. He states that he developed worsening pain in the area for 3 day
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Resuscitating the Neonate Up to 10% of all newborns will require some assistance to begin regular breathing, and just under 1% of newborns will require extensive resuscitative efforts. Introduction T
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Small, but Deadly: Part 2 Remember that 22-month-old girl from the last issue? Well, armed with the information from the last article, you now  feel ready to treat any of her potential medication ing
Emergency Department Evaluation of Blunt Orbital Trauma Introduction More than 2.5 million eye injuries occur each year.1 According to information gleaned from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Pro
The Enlightened Era of Sepsis Management Since the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SCC) Guidelines came out in early 2013,1 literature on sepsis management has expanded with not only the ProCESS trial,2 b
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An Evidence-Based Approach to Blunt Chest Trauma in Children From the November 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Management Of Blunt Chest Trauma In Children: An Evidenc
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An Evidence-Based Approach to Acute Aortic Syndromes From the December 2013 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach To Acute Aortic Syndromes.” Reprinted with permission. T