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Managing Dislocations of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle in the Emergency Department (Trauma CME)
Dec 2017
This review presents an algorithmic approach to management that ensures that pain relief, imaging, reduction, vascular monitoring, and emergent orthopedic consultation are carried out in a timely fashion.
Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Flares in the Emergency Department
Nov 2017
This issue reviews the literature on management of IBD flares in the emergency department, including laboratory testing, imaging, and identification of surgical emergencies, emphasizing the importance of coordination of care with specialists on treatment plans and offering patients resources for ongoing support.
Diagnosis and Management of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oct 2017
This issue presents strategies and algorithms for the early use of evidence-based interventions, including appropriate use of antibiotics, bronchodilators, and corticosteroids, along with noninvasive ventilation with capnography, to minimize morbidity and mortality associated with this disease.
Recognizing and Managing Adrenal Disorders in the Emergency Department
Sep 2017
This issue provides recommendations on effective management of patients presenting with adrenal insufficiency, with particular attention to the management of critically ill and septic patients, pregnant patients, and children.
Emergency Management of Renal and Genitourinary Trauma: Best Practices Update (Trauma CME)
Aug 2017
This review provides a best-practice approach to the diagnosis and management of renal and genitourinary injuries, with an emphasis on the systematic approach needed to identify subtle injuries and avoid long-term urinary sequelae such as hypertension, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, chronic kidney disease, and nephrectomy.
Identifying Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain Who Are at Low Risk for Acute Coronary Syndromes
Jul 2017
From the prehospital care setting to disposition and follow-up, this systematic review addresses the fundamentals of the emergency department evaluation of patients determined to be at low risk for acute coronary syndromes or adverse outcomes.
Dental Emergencies: Management Strategies That Improve Outcomes (Trauma CME)
Jun 2017
This issue provides a systematic review of the literature on common acute traumatic and atraumatic dental emergencies with a focus on the historical and physical examination findings that must be understood to identify life-threatening infections, relieve pain, salvage natural teeth, and communicate with specialists in the further management of patients after emergency treatment.
Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: New Strategies for Improving Outcomes
May 2017
Emergency room management of ADHF including critical decision-making points in resuscitation for both hypertensive and hypotensive patients and a review of newer medications.
Maxillofacial Trauma: Managing Potentially Dangerous And Disfiguring Complex Injuries (Trauma CME)
Apr 2017
A detailed reference on how to identify and treat injuries to the face by physical examination and imaging, including assessing complications of maxillofacial trauma.
Sedative-Hypnotic Drug Withdrawal Syndrome: Recognition And Treatment
Mar 2017
A review of the pathophysiology, diagnostic decision-making tools, and pharmaceutical treatment options to create a patient-tailored approach to sedative-hypnotic withdrawal.
Noninvasive Ventilation For Patients In Acute Respiratory Distress: An Update
Feb 2017
When noninvasive ventilation is indicated over endotracheal intubation and rapid sequence intubation for patients in respiratory distress. Key contraindications for NIV and signs that positive pressure ventilation has failed.
Emergency Department Management Of Priapism
Jan 2017
Current evidence for immediate emergency room treatment of ischemic priapism, using a stepwise approach starting with aspiration of cavernosal blood, cold saline irrigation, and penile injection with sympathomimetic agents.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis And Treatment In The Emergency Department
Dec 2016
Diagnosing PID through medical history and examination, including evaluation for alternate diagnoses, and initiating appropriate antibiotic therapy. Early diagnosis and treatment of PID by the emergency room physician prevents complications such as chronic pain, ectopic pregnancy, infertility.
Evidence-Based Management Of Potassium Disorders In The Emergency Department
Nov 2016
This review examines the most current evidence with regard to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of potassium disorders: hypokalemia and hyperkalemia.
Optimizing Survival Outcomes For Adult Patients With Nontraumatic Cardiac Arrest
Oct 2016
Systematic review of the basic life support factors for cardiac arrest, including chest compression technique during CPR and rapid defibrillation of shockable rhythms (ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation), and common underlying causes of cardiac arrest.
Toxic Alcohol Ingestion: Prompt Recognition And Management In The Emergency Department (Critical Care Topic)
Sep 2016
Reviews common sources of alcohol ingestion, basic mechanisms of toxicity, physical examination and laboratory findings that may guide rapid assessment and management, and indications for treatment.
Transient Global Amnesia: Emergency Department Evaluation And Management
Aug 2016
A detailed framework for the emergency physician to distinguish transient global amnesia (the acute onset of profound anterograde amnesia lasting up to 24 hours) from its most common mimics.
Cervical Artery Dissection: Early Recognition And Stroke Prevention (Stroke and Trauma CME)
Jul 2016
Reviews advanced screening criteria and imaging for patients with cervical artery dissections, and antithrombotic treatment strategies to reduce ischemic stroke.
Emergency Department Evaluation And Management Of Blunt Chest And Lung Trauma (Trauma CME)
Jun 2016
Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with blunt injuries to the chest, ribs and lung. Decision rules for chest x-ray, CT and bedside lung ultrasonography; treatment controversies including the limitations of needle thoracostomy using standard needle, chest tube placement, and chest tube size. Also airway and ventilation management.
Evidence-Based Management Of Caustic Exposures In The Emergency Department
May 2016
Diagnosis and treatment of caustic ingestions and exposures, including staging, pathophysiology, and surgical consult.
Mammalian Bites In The Emergency Department: Recommendations For Wound Closure, Antibiotics, And Postexposure Prophylaxis (Trauma CME)
Apr 2016
In-depth look at the treatment of human and animal bites, including the timing of wound closure, the use of prophylactic antibiotics, and the latest recommendations for rabies postexposure prophylaxis (PEP).
The Focused Assessment With Sonography For Trauma (FAST) Examination And Pelvic Trauma: Indications And Limitations (Trauma CME)
Mar 2016
The use and limitations of the FAST examination in patients with blunt pelvic trauma, including the when to perform the exam during the trauma survey and how FAST can be used for abdominal trauma with pelvic injuries.
The HIV-Infected Adult Patient In The Emergency Department: The Changing Landscape Of Disease (HIV CME credit)
Feb 2016
2016 review of long-term HIV infection complications seen in the emergency room, especially noninfectious conditions, complications common in the HAART-adherent HIV patient, and side effects from antiretroviral drugs, as well as recognition of life-threatening and rare opportunistic infections.
Evidence-Based Management Of Accidental Hypothermia In The Emergency Department
Jan 2016
2016 review of the pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and emergency room rewarming and treatment of patients with mild, moderate, and severe hypothermia with or without hemodynamic instability.
Intracerebral Hemorrhage In Anticoagulated Patients: Evidence-Based Emergency Department Management (Stroke CME)
Dec 2015
Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage is a neurological emergency,made more complicated when patients are anticoagulated. Reversal of anticoagulation must be initiated simultaneously with diagnosis, treatment, and disposition.
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