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Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Flares in the Emergency Department
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.
Nov 2017
Diagnosis and Management of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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.
Oct 2017
Recognizing and Managing Adrenal Disorders in the Emergency Department
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.
Sep 2017
Emergency Management of Renal and Genitourinary Trauma: Best Practices Update (Trauma CME)
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.
Aug 2017
Identifying Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain Who Are at Low Risk for Acute Coronary Syndromes
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.
Jul 2017
Dental Emergencies: Management Strategies That Improve Outcomes (Trauma CME)
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.
Jun 2017
Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: New Strategies for Improving Outcomes
Emergency room management of ADHF including critical decision-making points in resuscitation for both hypertensive and hypotensive patients and a review of newer medications.
May 2017
Maxillofacial Trauma: Managing Potentially Dangerous And Disfiguring Complex Injuries (Trauma CME)
A detailed reference on how to identify and treat injuries to the face by physical examination and imaging, including assessing complications of maxillofacial trauma.
Apr 2017
Sedative-Hypnotic Drug Withdrawal Syndrome: Recognition And Treatment
A review of the pathophysiology, diagnostic decision-making tools, and pharmaceutical treatment options to create a patient-tailored approach to sedative-hypnotic withdrawal.
Mar 2017
Noninvasive Ventilation For Patients In Acute Respiratory Distress: An Update
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.
Feb 2017
Emergency Department Management Of Priapism
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.
Jan 2017
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis And Treatment In The Emergency Department
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.
Dec 2016
Evidence-Based Management Of Potassium Disorders In The Emergency Department
This review examines the most current evidence with regard to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of potassium disorders: hypokalemia and hyperkalemia.
Nov 2016
Optimizing Survival Outcomes For Adult Patients With Nontraumatic Cardiac Arrest
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.
Oct 2016
Toxic Alcohol Ingestion: Prompt Recognition And Management In The Emergency Department (Critical Care Topic)
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.
Sep 2016
Transient Global Amnesia: Emergency Department Evaluation And Management
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.
Aug 2016
Cervical Artery Dissection: Early Recognition And Stroke Prevention (Stroke and Trauma CME)
Reviews advanced screening criteria and imaging for patients with cervical artery dissections, and antithrombotic treatment strategies to reduce ischemic stroke.
Jul 2016
Emergency Department Evaluation And Management Of Blunt Chest And Lung Trauma (Trauma CME)
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.
Jun 2016
Evidence-Based Management Of Caustic Exposures In The Emergency Department
Diagnosis and treatment of caustic ingestions and exposures, including staging, pathophysiology, and surgical consult.
May 2016
Mammalian Bites In The Emergency Department: Recommendations For Wound Closure, Antibiotics, And Postexposure Prophylaxis (Trauma CME)
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).
Apr 2016
The Focused Assessment With Sonography For Trauma (FAST) Examination And Pelvic Trauma: Indications And Limitations (Trauma CME)
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.
Mar 2016
The HIV-Infected Adult Patient In The Emergency Department: The Changing Landscape Of Disease (HIV CME credit)
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.
Feb 2016
Evidence-Based Management Of Accidental Hypothermia In The Emergency Department
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.
Jan 2016
Intracerebral Hemorrhage In Anticoagulated Patients: Evidence-Based Emergency Department Management (Stroke CME)
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.
Dec 2015
Ocular Injuries: New Strategies In Emergency Department Management (Trauma CME)
Evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of ocular trauma: ocular burn, corneal abrasion, retrobulbar hemorrhage, open glob injury, traumatic hyphema, retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, lens dislocation.
Nov 2015
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