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MedicalMine and Emergency Medicine & Disaster Institute to Launch ChARM ...
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MedicalMine Inc. and EMDI Emergency Medicine & Disaster Institute today announced a strategic partnership whereby EMDI will resell, implement, market and promote ChARM EHR and the ChARM product suite in the Gulf Cooperation Council region.

MONOC to Utilize Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians to Provide ...
Wall, NJ – June 10, 2015 --- On June 16, 2015, MONOC will begin utilizing Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center to provide prehospital medical consultation to Paramedics caring for children under 13 years of age.

Metabolic networks in a porcine model of trauma and hemorrhagic shock ...
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This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original ...

ICD-10-CM Challenges ID'd for Emergency Medicine Physicians
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(HealthDay News) β€” The transition to the expanded International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) system is likely to be associated with considerable challenges for emergency medicine physicians, according to ...

'Epi' injection may still be good after a freeze
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β€œIt's definitely a small study, but it gives us pretty conclusive evidence that the freeze-thaw does not seem to degrade the epinephrine,” said Dr. William Smith, an emergency medicine physician at St. John's Medical Center in Jackson Hole, Wyoming ...

Chiang Rai hosts meeting on emergency medicine during disasters
Pattaya Mail
According to Dr. Anuchar Sethasathien, secretary-general of the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM), the meeting in Chiang Rai has been held to bolster emergency medicine preparedness in the event of disasters on the international scale.

Boswell marks 30 years of certification in medicine
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On moving to Texas in 1992, he was medical director of Life Flight at UTMB and has been an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham and in the University of Texas system. In the 1990s, he worked under a grant to ...

Institute of Medicine Report recommends national registry for out-of-hospital ...
... to track improvements in survival and bystander interventions among participating communities over time," says Bryan McNally, MD, MPH, executive director of CARES and associate professor of emergency medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.

Wilderness Medicine Training Prepares Emergency Doctors
( - Identifying poisonous snakes and knotting climbing ropes to form a makeshift litter are not typically taught in medical school. But emergency medicine doctors need to be creative, flexible and have a broad knowledge base.

Learning the Craft: 'Medicine Is Not Just a Job'
A few months ago, I was paged by a medical student in the emergency department at 10 PM. I had just changed my clothes, and before my pager went off, my attention had been squarely fixed on the newest Jack Reacher novel. You can usually tell when ...

Wayne State to Lead Detroit Site in New National Heart Failure Study
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Phillip Levy, M.D., M.P.H., professor of Emergency Medicine and associate chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine, will direct the enrollment and engagement core for the entire study, as well as serve principal investigator for the ...

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Emergency Department Corticosteroid Use for Allergy or Anaphylaxis Is Not Associated With Decreased Relapses. (Mar 2015)
Efficacy of an Acute Pain Titration Protocol Driven by Patient Response to a Simple Query: Do You Want More Pain Medication? (Jun 2015)
Acad Emerg Med
Measurement and Monitoring of Nausea Severity in Emergency Department Patients: A Comparison of Scales and Exploration of Treatment Efficacy Outcome Measures. (Jun 2015)
The Diagnostic Performance of the Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale for Detecting Delirium in Older Emergency Department Patients. (Jun 2015)
Emerg Med Clin North Am
Assessment and treatment of the trauma patient in shock. (Nov 2014)
Emergency department evaluation and treatment of cervical spine injuries. (May 2015)
Am J Emerg Med
Determination of radiography requirement in wrist trauma. (Jun 2015)
Impact of device selection and clip duration on lung ultrasound assessment in patients with heart failure. (Jun 2015)
Pediatr Emerg Care
Creating a leaner pediatric emergency department: how rapid design and testing of a front-end model led to decreased wait time. (Jun 2015)
Childhood Injuries Due to Hay-Hole Falls: A 19-Year Experience at a Rural Pediatric Trauma Center. (Jun 2015)
Eur J Emerg Med
The neonatal resuscitation algorithm organized cart is more efficient than the airway-breathing-circulation organized drawer: a crossover randomized control trial. (Feb 2015)
The prehospital intravenous access assessment: a prospective study on intravenous access failure and access delay in prehospital emergency medicine. (Jun 2015)
Tricyclic antidepressant overdose. A review. (Jan 1987)
A multifactorial system for equitable selection of cadaver kidney recipients. (Jun 1987)
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Emergency postcoital contraception. (Oct 1997)
Outcomes of medical emergencies on commercial airline flights. (May 2013)
Prospective evaluation of eligibility for thrombolytic therapy in acute myocardial infarction. (Jun 1996)
Cross sectional study of primary care groups in London: association of measures of socioeconomic and health status with hospital admission rates. (Oct 2000)
Prehosp Emerg Care
Characteristics of Patients Transported by a Paramedic-staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Victoria, Australia. (Jul-Sep 2015)
Prehospital Identification of Underlying Coronary Artery Disease by Community Paramedics. (Apr 2015)
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Placement of a central venous catheter in the antecubital vein using a modified seldinger technique. (Nov-Dec 2014)
Prevalence of intubation rescue by air medical personnel during transfers from rural emergency departments. (May-Jun 2015)
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