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Managing Shoulder Injuries in the Emergency Department: Fracture, Dislocation, and Overuse

Authors: Richard Pescatore, DO; Andrew Nyce, MD

Determining the source of shoulder pain - fracture, dislocation, or overuse - is an essential part of management. This issue offers information about effective strategies in diagnostic techniques, pain management, and indications for surgical referral for patients presenting to the ED with shoulder injuries and pain.

Management of Multiply Injured Pediatric Trauma Patients in the Emergency Department

Authors: Andria Tatem, MD; Rupa Kapoor, MD, FAAP

When a child with multiple traumatic injuries presents to the ED, a systematic approach to evaluation and management will ensure that no major injuries are missed. This issue provides recommendations for early recognition of serious injuries, utilization of proper diagnostic studies, and rapid stabilization of injuries, which are key to reducing morbidity and mortality
Managing Shoulder Injuries in the Emergency Department: Fracture, Dislocation, and Overuse
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Corticosteroid Use in Management of Pediatric Emergency Conditions

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Corticosteroid-Use-in-Management-of-Pediatric-Emergency-Conditions The corticosteroid class of drugs provides some of the most important synthetic glucocorticoids, and have been used in many types of treatment since the 1950s.1 Despite the half-century of corticosteroid usage, there is still much debate about their use in many pediatric diseases.

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Dental Emergencies: Management Strategies That Improve Outcomes

Ryan Anthony Pedigo
Dental-Emergencies-Management-Strategies-That-Improve-Outcomes-Trauma-CME Dental complaints present frequently to the emergency department (ED), yet studies show that emergency clinicians have a low level of comfort in managing them.1,2 The number of dental visits to EDs nearly doubled from 2000 to 2010 and continues to rise.

TRAUMA CME JUNE 1
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