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Ultrasound Evaluation: Achilles Tendon Case A 39-year-old male presents to the emergency department with pain and swelling in his right ankle two days after an injury he obtained while playing volley
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Small Doses; Big Results Case 1 A 37-year-old female arrives to the emergency department after a high-speed motor vehicle collision. A traction splint is applied to an open mid-shaft femur fracture.
Across the Pond: A Comparison of Emergency Medicine in the US and the UK By sharing EM knowledge internationally, we can integrate new and effective methods of delivering emergency care domestically.
Global Health and Emergency Medicine Advice from experts on international emergency medicine to help you chart opportunities in projects and research — both abroad and domestic. Mention international
Influenza and the Flu Vaccine Approximately 90% of children who died from influenza in 2013 were not vaccinated. An estimated 10-20% of the world's population is infected annually with influenza. Up
What's the Diagnosis? Case 1. The Patient A 44-year-old male with a history of upper extremity DVT and MRSA positivity presents with a constant, throbbing left wrist and forearm pain. He denies any t
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Electrical Injuries in Children From the September 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach to Electrical Injuries in Children.” Reprinted with permission. To
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Emergency Department Bradydysrhythmias From the September 2013 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Evaluation And Management of Bradydysrhythmias in the Emergency Department.” Reprinted with perm
Promoting and Expanding Ultrasound's Use in Central Venous Catheter Placement Historically there have been various ways to place central lines. Ultrasound-guided central line placement has emerged as
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Unexpected Discoveries: The Not-So-Incidental Radiographic Finding As the use of imaging modalities continues to increase in frequency, the incidence of unexpected radiographic findings continues to