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Greenwood M - - 2014
In this paper, the actions needed to manage specific medical emergencies are discussed. Each emergency requires a correct diagnosis to be made for effective and safe management. Contemporary management in dental practice avoids the intravenous route when drugs are required to treat the emergency.
Peck Timothy C TC Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's Next Accreditation System endorsed specialty-specific milestones as the foundation of an outcomes-based resident evaluation process. These milestones represent five competency levels (entry level to expert), and graduating residents will be expected to meet Level 4 on all 23 milestones. Limited validation data on ...
Chan Teresa M TM Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
From January 20 to 24, 2014, Annals continued a successful collaboration with an academic Web site, Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM), to host another Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club session featuring the 2013 Journal of the American Medical Association article "Clinical Decision Rules to Rule Out Subarachnoid Hemorrhage for ...
Wald David A DA Temple University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, - - 2014
The emergency medicine clerkship director serves an important role in the education of medical students. The authors sought to update the demographic and academic profile of the emergency medicine clerkship director. We developed and implemented a comprehensive questionnaire, and used it to survey all emergency medicine clerkship directors at United ...
Greenwood M M Consultant/Honorary Clinical Professor, School of Dental Sciences, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 - - 2014
Dental practitioners need knowledge of the diagnosis and management of medical emergencies. This paper deals with the general aspects of emergency treatment including basic management principles which are applicable to all emergencies. The next paper in this series, part 3, deals with more specific aspects of medical emergency management.
Angelini Diane D Diane Angelini is a Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Director, Midwifery, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI; Senior and Founding Editor, Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, www.jpnnjournal.com. The author can be reached via e-mail at dangelini@wihri.org Elisabeth Howard is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, - - 2014
Background: Triage concepts have shifted the focus of obstetric care to include obstetric triage units. The purpose of this systematic review is to examine the literature on use of triage concepts in obstetrics during a 15-year time frame.Methods: A systematic review was completed of the obstetric triage literature from 1998 ...
Kessler Chad C Durham VA Medical Center and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, - - 2014
We describe the current state of emergency department to inpatient handoffs and assess handoff best practices between emergency physicians and hospitalist medicine physicians. A survey was distributed electronically to emergency medicine and internal medicine physicians at 10 hospitals across the United States. Descriptive and quantitative analysis was performed on survey ...
Peacock William Frank WF From the *Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; and †Department of Medical-Surgery Sciences and Translational Medicine, Postgraduate School of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Sant'Andrea Hospital, University Rome La Sapienza, Rome, - - 2014
Emergency medicine represents a unique practice environment where diagnostic accuracy, treatment, and critical disposition decisions must occur in a time-sensitive environment intolerant of both errors and inefficiency. These pressures can make an accurate heart failure diagnosis challenging, as it must be predominately based on clinical findings. Although accuracy is improved ...
Wang Chung-Cheng CC Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, - - 2014
Emergency medical personnel are at risk of secondary contamination when treating victims of chemical-biological-radiological-nuclear incidents. Hence, it is crucial to train them on the appropriate management of patients involved in chemical-biological-radiological-nuclear incidents. Personal protective equipment (PPE) plays an important role in treating patients suffering from various types of poisoning. However, ...
Clancy Terry T 1New Jersey Department of Health,Trenton,New - - 2014
In the United States, understanding the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) is critical to responding to a natural disaster or manmade event. Recently, the State of New Jersey responded to Superstorm Sandy and implemented the EMAC system by requesting ambulances to aid in the Emergency Medical Services response. New Jersey's ...
Timmons Stephen S School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, - - 2014
In this article we analyse, via a critical review of the literature, the development of a relatively new medical specialism in the United Kingdom, that of emergency medicine. Despite the high media profile of emergency care, it is a low-status specialism within UK medicine. The creation of a specialist College ...
Swaroop Mamta - - 2014
INDUS-EM is India's only level one conference imparting and exchanging quality knowledge in acute care. Specifically, in general and specialized emergency care and training in trauma, burns, cardiac, stroke, environmental and disaster medicine. It provides a series of exchanges regarding academic development and implementation of training tools related to developing ...
Smith-Coggins Rebecca - - 2014
The American Board of Emergency Medicine gathers extensive background information on emergency medicine residency programs and the residents in them. We present the 2014 annual report on the status of US emergency medicine training programs.
Johnson Amy M AM University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, - - 2014
The use of diagnostic imaging in pregnant women is on the rise. Misconceptions regarding the risks and effects of fetal radiation exposure may lead to inappropriate practice patterns. The objective of this study was to query physicians about their knowledge and use of imaging in gravid women. An anonymous survey ...
Corwell Brian B CAQ Sports Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca Street, 6th Floor, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state are the most feared complications of uncontrolled diabetes seen in emergency medicine. The treatment of both conditions must be tailored to individual patients and relies on aggressive fluid resuscitation, insulin replacement, and electrolyte management. Emergency medicine providers must address the underlying causes and monitor ...
Counselman Francis L FL The American Board of Emergency Medicine, East Lansing, - - 2014
In 2001, "The Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine" was first published. This document, the first of its kind, was the result of an extensive practice analysis of emergency department (ED) visits and several expert panels, overseen by representatives from six collaborating professional organizations (the American Board of ...
Smith Jason E - - 2014
The 2013 Tri-Service Emergency Medicine Conference was held in the Defence CBRN Centre, Winterbourne Gunner, from 14-16 October 2013. Abstracts were invited from military trainees in emergency medicine, and subjected to standardised assessment and scoring. The authors of the four highest scoring abstracts were invited to present their abstracts orally ...
Foëx Bernard A - - 2014
This subjective review is based on a presentation made at the College of Emergency Medicine Scientific Conference in September 2013. My theme was that there are certain features of the critically ill which cause understandable anxiety, namely hypoxia, haemorrhage and hypotension. So, I have selected papers relevant to the management ...
Gonzalo Jed D JD 1Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Assistant Dean for Health Systems Education, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, - - 2014
/st>To evaluate the impact of a new electronic handoff tool for emergency department to medicine ward patient transfers over a 1-year period. /st>Prospective mixed-methods analysis of data submitted by medicine residents following admitting shifts before and after eSignout implementation. /st>University-based, tertiary-care hospital. /st>Internal medicine resident physicians admitting patients from the ...
Laursen Christian B - - 2014
The first Danish Society for Emergency Medicine (DASEM) recommendations for the use of clinical ultrasound in emergency departments has been made. The recommendations describes what DASEM believes as being current best practice for training, certification, maintenance of acquired competencies, quality assurance, collaboration and research in the field of clinical US ...
Craig Simon S Emergency Department, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Southern Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, - - 2014
To describe current practice of EDUS by ACEM Trainees and Fellows; to describe potential barriers to US use in the Australasian setting; to determine compliance with current college guidelines regarding US credentialing. Data were collected by a cross-sectional online survey. Respondents were Trainees and Fellows of the ACEM. Outcome measures ...
Radecki Ryan P RP Department of Emergency Medicine, the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Houston, TX. Electronic address: - - 2014
The Annals November 2013 Journal Club issue marked one of the first collaborations with Academic Life in Emergency Medicine, a medical education blog, in an effort to promote a worldwide, transparent, online effort to perform critical appraisals of journal articles. The Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club was hosted on the ...
Arneill M M F1 Trainee in the Department of Urology, Craigavon Area Hospital, Portadown, BT63 - - 2014
The septic obstructed kidney is a urological emergency and, as such, prompt diagnosis and management are critical in achieving good outcomes. This article highlights the presenting features, radiological investigation and surgical management of this condition, and compares the two methods of surgical decompression.
Buchanan Matthew S MS The Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO; The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, - - 2014
The objective was to survey practicing emergency physicians (EPs) across the United States regarding the frequency of using ultrasound (US) guidance in central venous catheter (CVC) placement and, secondarily, to determine factors associated with the use or barriers to the use of US guidance. This was a cross-sectional survey mailed ...
Moellman Joseph J JJ The Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, - - 2014
Despite its relatively common occurrence and life-threatening potential, the management of angioedema in the emergency department (ED) is lacking in terms of a structured approach. It is paramount to distinguish the different etiologies of angioedema from one another and more specifically differentiate histaminergic-mediated angioedema from bradykinin-mediated angioedema, especially in lieu ...
Huff J Stephen - - 2014
This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians is the revision of a 2004 policy on critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients with seizures in the emergency department. A writing subcommittee reviewed the literature to derive evidence-based recommendations to help clinicians answer the following ...
Jacquet Gabrielle A GA Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, - - 2014
Increasing numbers of emergency medicine (EM) residents and fellows are completing additional training with the intention of pursuing careers in global emergency medicine (GEM). At the same time, many academic emergency departments (EDs) are investing in the development of GEM divisions and global/international EM fellowship programs. However, the path for ...
Cotts Timothy - - 2014
Cardiologists from the USA provide information from earlier experiences in this emerging specialty.
Young Richard R RR Professor of Supply Chain Management, Penn State Harrisburg Capital College, School of Business Administration, Middletown, - - 2014
Much has been written about how emergency management (EM) needs to look to the future regarding issues of resource management (monetary, human, and material). Constraints on budgets are ongoing and the staffing of emergency response activities is often difficult because volunteers have little to no training. The management of material ...
Green Steven M SM Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital, Loma Linda, CA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Clinical decision rules are increasingly prominent in medicine, particularly in emergency care. The quality, use, and impact of current published decision rules widely vary, requiring clinicians to be critical consumers. We present an approach to assist in the appraisal of clinical decision rules and in judging when to use such ...
Pallin Daniel J DJ Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, - - 2014
Contact precautions policies in US emergency departments have not been studied. We surveyed a structured random sample and found wide variation; for example, 45% required contact precautions for stool incontinence or diarrhea, 84% for suspected Clostridium difficile, and 79% for suspected methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Emergency medicine departments and organizations ...
Rosenberg Karen - - 2014
But controversy emerges over calculator used to estimate risk of cardiovascular events.
Lipman Grant S GS The Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, - - 2014
Wilderness medicine is the practice of resource-limited medicine under austere conditions. In 2003, the first wilderness medicine fellowship was established, and as of March 2013, a total of 12 wilderness medicine fellowships exist. In 2009 the American College of Emergency Physicians Wilderness Medicine Section created a Fellowship Subcommittee and Taskforce ...
Mm Gibani Malick M Core Medical Trainee in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Northwick Park Hospital, - - 2014
The clinical presentation of encephalitis is often non-specific, complicating the immediate diagnosis and management. This article highlights key messages from recently published guidelines, identifies common pitfalls and discusses how these lessons can be applied to routine clinical practice.
Crane Peter W PW Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New - - 2014
Emergency department (ED) crowding correlates with patient safety. Difficulties quantifying crowding and providing solutions were highlighted in the recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report calling for the application of advanced industrial engineering (IE) research techniques to evaluate ED crowding. ED personnel workload is a related concept, with potential reciprocal effects ...
Hempel Dorothea - - 2014
Clinician-performed ultrasound has become a widely utilized tool in emergency medicine and is a mandatory component of the residency curricula. We aimed to assess the effect of personalized peer-comparison feedback on the number of ultrasound scans performed by emergency medicine residents. A personalized peer-comparison feedback was performed by sending 44 ...
Fares Saleh S Department of Emergency Medicine, Zayed Military Hospital, P,O, Box: 8313, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. - - 2014
It has been a decade since emergency medicine was recognized as a specialty in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In this short time, emergency medicine has established itself and developed rapidly in the UAE. Large, well-equipped emergency departments (EDs) are usually located in government hospitals, some of which function as ...
Souris Marc M Center of Excellence for Vectors and Vector Borne Diseases, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University at Salaya, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand. - - 2014
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) remains of concern as a major potential global threat. This article evaluates and discusses the level of vulnerability of medium and small-scale commercial poultry production systems in Thailand related to avian influenza virus re-emergence. We developed a survey on 173 farms in Nakhon Pathom province ...
Shamszaman Zia Ush ZU Department of CICE, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yongin-si 449-791, Korea. - - 2014
Recent advancements in the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Web of Things (WoT) accompany a smart life where real world objects, including sensing devices, are interconnected with each other. The Web representation of smart objects empowers innovative applications and services for various domains. To accelerate this approach, Web of ...
Drabek Thomas E - - 2014
Reflecting the historical evolution of attack preparedness, technological failures, and so-called natural disaster events, the profession of emergency management confronts new challenges today. In part, these reflect important cultural differences among stakeholder groups, especially local emergency managers. homeland security personnel, and those focused on public health threats and business continuity. ...
Kullo Iftikhar J IJ Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN, - - 2014
The electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) (Phase I) network was established in 2007 to further genomic discovery using biorepositories linked to the electronic health record (EHR). In Phase II, which began in 2011, genomic discovery efforts continue and in addition the network is investigating best practices for implementing genomic ...
Khine Hnin H 0000-0002-5208-4088 Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, 3415 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467, USA ; Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, - - 2014
Background. The primary objective of this study was to compare management practices of general emergency physicians (GEMPs) and pediatric emergency medicine physicians (PEMPs) for well-appearing young febrile children. Methods. We retrospectively reviewed the charts of well-appearing febrile children aged 3-36 months who presented to a large urban children's hospital (PED), ...
Del Portal Daniel A DA Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, - - 2013
Precipitous obstetric deliveries can occur outside of the labor and delivery suite, often in the emergency department (ED). Shoulder dystocia is an obstetric emergency with significant risk of adverse outcome. To review multiple techniques for managing a shoulder dystocia in the ED. We review various techniques and approaches for achieving ...
Sabbagh C C Service de chirurgie digestive et métabolique, CHU d'Amiens, 80054 Amiens, France; Université de Picardie, 80000 Amiens, - - 2013
Ambulatory management is a modality of care defined in France by a hospitalization of less than 12h without an overnight stay. Currently, few data are available on its role in the management of gastrointestinal emergencies, such as appendectomy for acute appendicitis, cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis or emergency proctologic surgery. The ...
Miller Michael P MP Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine, Denver, CO 80207. Electronic address: - - 2013
The recent arrival of the target-specific oral anticoagulants (TSOACs) offers potential advantages in the field of anticoagulation. However, there are no rapid and accurate and routinely available laboratory assays to evaluate their contribution to clinical bleeding. With the expanding clinical indications for the TSOACs, and the arrival of newer reversal ...
Shah Manish I - - 2013
Abstract Objective. The objective of this guideline is to recommend evidence-based practices for timely prehospital pediatric seizure cessation while avoiding respiratory depression and seizure recurrence. Methods. A multidisciplinary panel was chosen based on expertise in pediatric emergency medicine, prehospital medicine, and/or evidence-based guideline development. The panel followed the National Prehospital ...
Russo V V Emergency Medicine Department, Sant'Andrea Hospital, School of Medicine and Psychology, "Sapienza" University Rome, Rome, Italy. - - 2013
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac dysrhythmia and occurs in 3.3%-10% of emergency admissions. It is frequently quoted for people over the age of 75, but the cases of AF in young subjects without structural heart disease are also increasing, therefore, leading to the evaluation of "lonely atrial ...
Huseth A S AS Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1630 Linden Dr., Madison, WI 53706, - - 2013
Emergence phenology and fitness attributes of several Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), populations were measured under field and greenhouse conditions. Anecdotal observations by producers and pest managers in many locations of the upper Midwest increasingly suggested that select populations of Colorado potato beetle were emerging over a longer period ...
Yasui Shojiro - - 2013
During the emergency work at the Fukushima Daiichi Atomic Power Plant (APP), Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and the Japanese government experienced various problems in radiological exposure management for emergency workers. To improve the implementation of appropriate radiological protection, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) issued a series ...
Roberts Catherine - - 2013
▸ The Guidelines in Emergency Medicine Network (GEMNet) has been created to promote best medical practice in a range of conditions presenting to emergency departments (EDs) in the UK. ▸ This guideline presents a summary of the best available evidence to guide the use of thromboprophylaxis in adult ambulatory outpatients who present ...
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