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Emergency Medicine Practice

Emergency Department Management of North American Snake Envenomations

Authors: Sophia Sheikh, MD; Patrick Leffers, PharmD

Venomous native North American snake families include the pit vipers (copperheads, water moccasins/cottonmouths, and rattlesnakes) and coral snakes. Pit viper venom is coagulopathic, and coral snake venom is neurotoxic – so what are the differences in ED management between the 2 types of envenomations?

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice

Tick-Borne Illnesses: Identification and Management in the Emergency Department

Authors:  Jennifer Bellis, MD, MPH; Ee Tay, MD

The presentation of tick-borne illnesses in children is often nonspecific, which can make early identification and treatment challenging. This issue reviews the presentation of 9 common tick-borne illnesses and provides evidence-based recommendations for identification, testing, and treatment in the emergency department.
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Featured CME Articles
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice

Corticosteroid Use in Management of Pediatric Emergency Conditions

Thabet A, et al
Corticosteroid-Use-in-Management-of-Pediatric-Emergency-ConditionsThe use of corticosteroids for many pediatric conditions remains controversial. This article reviews the evidence for using corticosteroids in the treatment of acute asthma exacerbations, croup, acute pharyngitis, anaphylaxis, acute spinal injury, and bacterial meningitis...

PHARMACOLOGY CME MAR 1
Emergency Medicine Practice

Dental Emergencies: Management Strategies That Improve Outcomes

Pedigo RA
Dental-Emergencies-Management-Strategies-That-Improve-Outcomes-Trauma-CMEDental 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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