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EB Medicine Announces Issue of the Year Award Winners

Emergency Physicians from University of Cincinnati and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles Take Top Honors at Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 24, 2016 – Ponte Vedra, FL – EB Medicine presented its first-ever “Issue of the Year” awards today at the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra, FL. The awards honor the outstanding work of leading practitioners who have written peer-reviewed journal articles published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice.

“With this award, we recognize the efforts of authors who expand and enhance the body of evidence-based emergency medicine literature through their contributions to our journals,” says Andy Jagoda, MD, FACEP, Medical Director, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY and EB Medicine’s Editor-in-Chief. 

“Dr. Jagoda and the other judges considered criteria such as timeliness, relevance in practice, scope of review and coverage, clarity, and writing style to determine the winners,” said Stephanie Williford, CEO of EB Medicine. “Readers also weighed in. We ask them how our journal issues change the way they practice, and each month hundreds of emergency physicians tell us how our articles have impacted their clinical practice. The authors of the winning issues were very highly commended by their peers.”

The inaugural “Issue of the Year” award-winning articles and authors were:

This article, published in the December 2015 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, discusses recent advances in stroke care, including the urgent management of patients who are taking oral anticoagulant medications and experience bleeding in the brain.

This article, published in the June 2015 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, covers approaches for delivering emergency care to pediatric patients with special needs, who often have medical devices, subtle presentations, and behavioral or psychiatric issues.

For more information on Emergency Medicine Practice or Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, visit www.ebmedicine.net. To interview an expert on the subject, contact Suzanne Verity (sv@ebmedicine.net; 678-366-7933).

About EB Medicine

EB Medicine is the premier provider of evidence-based clinical content and CME resources for emergency medicine practitioners. Monthly journals — including Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice — are delivered in print, digital, and mobile formats. Annual books – including the Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (LLSA) Study Guide, Emergency Trauma Care, and Emergency Stroke Care – are delivered in print and digital formats. EB Medicine’s resources address real challenges in diagnosis and treatment and give actionable recommendations based upon the latest research and best-available evidence. These resources provide ongoing education and guidance to physicians, residents, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. For more information, visit www.ebmedicine.net.

EB Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for clinicians.

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