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Emergency Management Of Blunt Chest Trauma In Children: An Evidence-Based Approach (Trauma CME)
Nov 2013
This review examines the effects of blunt trauma to the pediatric chest, as well as its relevant etiologies and associated mortality. Diagnostic and treatment options for commonly encountered injuries such as pulmonary contusions, rib fractures, and pneumothoraces are examined. Additionally, this review discusses rarely encountered-yet highly lethal-chest wall injuries such as blunt cardiac injuries, commotio cordis, nonaccidental trauma, and aortic injuries.
Management Of Acute Asthma In The Emergency Department
Jun 2013
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice provides an evidence-based review of asthma as it relates to emergency department (ED) care and establishes best-practice approaches to management.
Capnography In The Pediatric Emergency Department: Clinical Applications
Jun 2013
This issue reviews the technology and physiology involved in measuring exhaled carbon dioxide and the interpretation of waveforms, and it highlights uses for capnography in pediatric patients in the emergency department.
Emergency Management Of Dyspnea In Dying Patients
May 2013
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice reviews the evidence regarding the types of palliative care that can be provided to patients in the emergency department who are suffering significant breathing discomforts at the end of life.
Management Of Acute Asthma In The Pediatric Patient: An Evidence-Based Review
May 2013
This review focuses specifically on evaluation and treatment of pediatric asthma in the emergency department and reviews the current evidence for various modes of treatment.
Angioedema In The Emergency Department: An Evidence-Based Review
Nov 2012
This review assesses the evidence on the causes and treatments of angioedema in the emergency department and reviews the new therapeutic options available for treatment of angioedema based on their effectiveness, price, and availability.
An Evidence-Based Approach To The Evaluation And Treatment Of Croup In Children
Sep 2012
This review focuses on the clinical evaluation and treatment of children with croup by offering a thorough examination of the recent advances in treatment and recommendations on the necessity of appropriate disposition and follow-up.
Management Of Acute Rhinosinusitis In Pediatric Patients
May 2012
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will review the epidemiology and pathophysiology of pediatric rhinosinusitis, review current guidelines differentiating viral and bacterial rhinosinusitis, and offer recommendations on appropriate therapies for treating this common condition.
Ballistic Injuries In The Emergency Department (Trauma CME)
Dec 2011
This issue reviews the physics of ballistics as it relates to the tracts and patterns of tissue injury caused by different types of firearms and missiles, and it takes a regional approach to reviewing the current evidence for managing gunshot wounds to the head, neck, thorax, abdomen, genitourinary (GU) system, extremities, and soft tissues. Current guidelines as well as new research and evidence regarding fluid resuscitation, airway management, evaluation strategies, drug therapies, and documentation are discussed.
Evidence-Based Management Of Sickle Cell Disease In The Emergency Department
Aug 2011
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice presents a synopsis of the latest evidence regarding the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of emergent complications of SCD.
Difficulty Breathing In Infants And Young Children: An Update
Jul 2011
This review discusses the most common pediatric respiratory emergencies and their management. A detailed discussion of the entire spectrum of respiratory illness in children is beyond the scope of this text. Rather, the review presents an updated, systematic approach to management with careful attention to the relevant existing evidence.
Evidence-Based Assessment And Management Of Acute Bronchiolitis In The Emergency Department
Mar 2011
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice uses evidence-based medicine to recommend strategies for effective evaluation and treatment of bronchiolitis in pediatric patients.
Diagnosis And Management Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In The Emergency Department
Feb 2011
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice covers the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of CO poisoning in both the general population and special populations.
An Evidence-Based Review Of Pediatric Pneumonia In The ED
Feb 2011
Pneumonia occurs more often in early childhood than at any other age and causes significant morbidity and mortality.1 Over the past decade, a large number of studies have addressed the problems of diagnosis and management of childhood pneumonia.
Noninvasive Ventilation Techniques In The Emergency Department: Applications In Pediatric Patients
Jun 2009
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice reviews the history of noninvasive ventilation, the rationale for its use, and the evidence supporting its use in children with acute and chronic respiratory failure.
Acute Asthma In The Pediatric Emergency Department
Nov 2008
Asthma-related complaints are common triggers for emergency department visits. Asthma is a challenging disease since symptomatic patients often present to the emergency department without a known diagnosis of asthma, and the severity of their symptoms can vary widely from mild shortness of breath to fatal status asthmaticus.
The Acute Presentation Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease In The Emergency Department: A Challenging Oxymoron
Nov 2008
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice reviews the most recent evidence-based recommendations for the management of COPD exacerbations.
Ventilator Management: Maximizing Outcomes In Caring For Asthma, COPD, And Pulmonary Edema
Aug 2008
The goal of this Emergency Medicine Practice issue is to provide an overview of mechanical ventilation in the acute care setting. Basic ventilator technology will be discussed and placed in the context of various disease pathophysiologies with a focus on asthma, emphysema, and acute pulmonary edema.
Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis And Management In The Acute Care Setting
Jan 2008
Because the potential consequences can be so devastating, this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will provide a comprehensive overview of pediatric pulmonary hypertension, with particular attention to diagnosis and acute management. An understanding of the pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension is fundamental to the ability to recognize and treat these patients and will be reviewed in great detail.
Pediatric Upper Airway Infectious Disease Emergencies
Nov 2007
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice discusses the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of upper airway infectious diseases in children. This article will review the emergency physician's approach to the assessment, stabilization, and definitive treatment of the following common upper airway infections: croup, bacterial tracheitis, retropharyngeal abscess, peritonsillar abscess, and epiglottitis.
An Evidence-Based Approach To The Evaluation And Treatment Of Pharyngitis In Children
Jun 2007
In this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, an evidence-based approach to the management of pharyngitis in children will be presented.
A "Killer" Sore Throat: Inflammatory Disorders Of The Pediatric Airway
Sep 2006
This article will discuss airway obstructing infectious diseases, such as epiglottitis, tracheitis, croup, diphtheria and several of the deep neck abscesses: sore throats that truly kill.
Acute Pediatric Sinusitis And "The 10-Day Rule"
Feb 2006
In this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine PRACTICE, we will review the available evidence to support a rational approach to the evaluation and management of pediatric sinusitis.
Difficulty Breathing In Infants And Young Children An Evidence-Based Approach
Oct 2004
This review presents a logical approach to this rather large topic and discusses the most common pediatric respiratory emergencies. A detailed discussion of the entire spectrum of respiratory illness in children is beyond the scope of this text. Rather, it presents a systematic approach to management with careful attention to the relevant existing evidence
Asthma: An Evidence-Based Management Update
Feb 2001
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice addresses acute treatment decisions involved with patients with an acute asthma exacerbation, as well as their long-term care requirements.
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