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Clinical Pathway for Emergency Department Management of Blunt Cervical Trauma in Adult Patients

The majority of the nearly 18,000 new cases of spinal cord injury in the United States…

Decision-Making Help for Pediatric Transplant Patients

Transplant patients are at risk for illnesses and complications days, months, or years after transplantation, and…

Clinical Pathway for Initial Approach to the Stable Patient with Atrial Fibrillation with Rapid Ventricular Response

Atrial fibrillation is the most common dysrhythmia encountered in the emergency department. Our recent issue Atrial Fibrillation:…

Clinical Pathway for Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke After the 3-Hour Time Window

Acute ischemic stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, and a…

Clinical Pathway for the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients

Appendicitis is the most common condition in children requiring emergency abdominal surgery. Our recent issue Acute Appendicitis…

Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Clinical Pathway

Our recent issue Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Emergency Department compares various clinical decision aids that help…

Management of Pediatric Hypothermia and Peripheral Cold Injuries in the ED

Hypothermia occurs when the core body temperature falls below 35°C (95°F) due to primary exposure or…

Management of the Pregnant Trauma Patient in the Emergency Department

Our October supplement, Management of the Pregnant Trauma Patient in the Emergency Department, reviews the evidence regarding…

Emergency Department Management of Calcium Channel Blocker and Beta Blocker Overdose, and Digoxin Toxicity

While relatively uncommon, an overdose of calcium channel blockers, beta blockers, or digoxin can result in…

Emergency Trauma Care: Clinical Decision Rules for Trauma Imaging

Appropriate clinical decision-making in the initial evaluation and management of?trauma patients in the emergency department is…