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Fire Service Industry News: Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency ...
Harvey W. Meislin, MD, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, has been awarded the 2016 Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will ...

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EMERGENCY MEDICINE: Top 4 abdominal emergencies
Avoiding misconceptions and practice gaps are keys to recognizing the most common abdominal emergencies in community pediatrics, said Joan E Shook, MD, MBA, FAAP. She made the following important points in her presentation “Abdominal ...

Emergency medicine physicians prefer advance directives
Central Penn Business Journal (blog)
The “business and regulation of health care” is changing medicine practice for the worse, according to a majority of emergency medicine doctors. And, according to them, advance directives, or legal documents informing the doctor of a patient's health ...

Femia appointed chair of the Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine
New Canaan Advertiser
New Canaan's Robert J. Femia, MD, MBA, has been named chair of the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center effective Nov. 1. Dr. Femia will replace Lewis R. Goldfrank, MD, who will continue to serve as ...

Emergency medicine physicians focus on EMS issues and products at annual meeting
The 2015 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly attracted thousands of emergency medicine physicians and practitioners from around the globe. This year's assembly was held in Boston and as expected, many of the ...

Emergency Medicine Physician, Academic Leader Named UIC Vice Chancellor for ...
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Dr. Robert A. Barish, chancellor of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport, has been named vice chancellor for health affairs of the University of Illinois at Chicago, pending formal approval by the University ...

Doc APProvED: Streaking Takes on a Whole New Meaning
LWW Journals
Dr. Mohseni is an emergency physician in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and the chief innovation officer of Emergency Medicine Associates. He is the editor of his own blog, Follow him @amohseni, and read his past ...

Mindful EM: Should Malingering Be on the Differential?
LWW Journals
Dr. Hazan is an emergency physician in Las Vegas and the author of the medical thriller Dr. Vigilante and the preteen urban fantasy series The League of Freaks. Find out more about his novels at He is also a board member with ...

HNI Healthcare Appoints Robert Zurcher, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer for ...
Business Wire (press release)
A practicing physician for over 27 years, Dr. Zurcher is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. He founded and managed two physician services companies in both hospital medicine and emergency medicine. Dr. Zurcher most recently held post as the ...

News: Mugged
LWW Journals
I was no stranger to violence when I was a resident at Detroit Receiving Hospital, a busy trauma center in the heart of the most dangerous city in America. I treated the victims, perpetrators, and collateral damage of violent crime on every shift. I ...

Emergency demand pushes $7M Ransom expansion
In addition to the expansion, the hospital now has seven board certified emergency medicine physicians, or doctors who specialized in emergency medicine but also sub-specialzed in another area including pain medicine, sports medicine, medical ...

Special Report: Ending the Silence
LWW Journals
Dr. Q, a first-year emergency medicine resident, slips into depression after a recent unexpected breakup. He seeks an explanation, but his texts, emails, and phone calls are ghosted. The abrupt rejection seems only to affirm his low self-esteem, which ...

Quick Consult: Symptoms: Headache, Vomiting, Shortness of Breath
LWW Journals
Dr. Eutermoser is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Denver Health and University of Colorado Hospital. A 44-year-old obese woman presented to the emergency department complaining of headache, vomiting, shortness of breath, and cough.

Decreasing mental health services increases mental health emergencies American ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Annals of Emergency Medicine is the peer-reviewed scientific journal for the American College of Emergency Physicians, the national medical society representing emergency medicine. ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing ...

Avoid The Everett Emergency Room This Holiday
My Everett News
Emergency Room sounds like the last place you want to spend your holiday now doesn't it?. Doctor Ryan Keay, who is the director of emergency medicine at Providence Regional Medical Center, has put together a list of suggestions on how people in Everett ...

Carthage Area Hospital emergency department head retires
Dr. Hafeez is board-certified in emergency medicine and received a fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1965. He served in hospitals in England and Pakistan before coming to the United States. He was affiliated with several ...

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LWW Journals
Dr. Ranney is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Rhode Island Hospital/Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and the director of the Brown Emergency Digital Health Innovation program. Follow her on Twitter @meganranney. This article ...

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Emergency Department Management of Sepsis Patients: A Randomized, Goal-Oriented, Noninvasive Sepsis Trial. (Oct 2015)
Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing in Emergency Medicine. (Sep 2015)
Acad Emerg Med
Choosing Wisely in Emergency Medicine: A National Survey of Emergency Medicine Academic Chairs and Division Chiefs. (Nov 2015)
Overtesting and the Downstream Consequences of Overtreatment: Implications of "Preventing Overdiagnosis" for Emergency Medicine. (Nov 2015)
Emerg Med Clin North Am
Atrial Fibrillation. (Aug 2015)
The Critically Ill Infant with Congenital Heart Disease. (Aug 2015)
Am J Emerg Med
Drivers of ED efficiency: a statistical and cluster analysis of volume, staffing, and operations. (Oct 2015)
Use of capnographs to assess quality of pediatric ventilation with 3 different airway modalities. (Sep 2015)
Pediatr Emerg Care
Parental Language and Return Visits to the Emergency Department After Discharge. (Nov 2015)
Emergency Childcare for Hospital Workers During Disasters. (Nov 2015)
Eur J Emerg Med
The SPEED (sepsis patient evaluation in the emergency department) score: a risk stratification and outcome prediction tool. (Oct 2015)
Use of checklists improves the quality and safety of prehospital emergency care. (Aug 2015)
A multifactorial system for equitable selection of cadaver kidney recipients. (Jun 1987)
In-flight medical emergencies. One year of experience with the enhanced medical kit. (Sep 1989)
N Engl J Med
Emergency management of blunt trauma in children. (May 1991)
Predisposing factors for severe, uncontrolled hypertension in an inner-city minority population. (Sep 1992)
Complications with shunts in adults with spina bifida. (Jul 1995)
Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults admitted to hospital: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. (2011)
Prehosp Emerg Care
A Comparison of Invasive Airway Management and Rates of Pneumonia in Prehospital and Hospital Settings. (2015)
Accuracy of Prehospital Intravenous Fluid Volume Measurement by Emergency Medical Services. (Aug 2015)
Air Med J
Rural trauma patients cannot wait: tranexamic Acid administration by helicopter emergency medical services. (Jan-Feb 2015)
Ventilation Monitoring in Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury at Nontrauma Centers. (Sep-Oct 2015)
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