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Emergency Department Management Of Calcium-Channel Blocker, Beta Blocker, And Digoxin Toxicity
Feb 2014
This review provides an evidence- based overview of the emergency department management of calcium-channel blocker overdose, beta blocker overdose, and digoxin toxicity.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Acute Aortic Syndromes
Dec 2013
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice will discuss nontraumat- ic aortic dissection and its anatomic variants, intra- mural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. A review of the pathophysiology, risk factors, and appropriate imaging for aortic dissection will be discussed. Treatment options, both surgical and nonsurgical, will also be reviewed, including new noninvasive management techniques.
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.
Evaluation And Management Of Bradydysrhythmias In The Emergency Department
Sep 2013
This review presents the electrocardiographic findings seen in common bradydysrhythmias and emphasizes prompt recognition of these patterns. Underlying etiologies that may accompany these conduction abnormalities are discussed, including bradydysrhythmias that are reflex mediated (including trauma induced) and those with metabolic, environmental, infectious, and toxicologic causes. Evidence regarding the management of bradydysrhythmias in the emergency department is limited; however, there are data to guide the approach to the unstable bradycardic patient. When decreased end-organ perfusion is present, the use of atropine, beta agonists, and transcutaneous or transvenous pacing may be required.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Electrical Injuries In Children (Trauma CME)
Sep 2013
This month's issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will address the management of electrical injuries in the pediatric patient.
Atrial Fibrillation: Management Strategies In The Emergency Department
Feb 2013
This review examines the recent literature on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation.
Transient Ischemic Attack: An Evidence-Based Update (Stroke CME)
Jan 2013
Since the 2008 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice on TIA was published, there have been numerous studies focusing on improving risk stratification and early management strategies in TIA. This update will provide the best available evidence on diagnosing and managing TIAs.
The Emergency Medicine Approach To The Evaluation And Treatment Of Pulmonary Embolism
Dec 2012
This issue presents a review of the current evidence guiding the emergency medicine approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism.
Carotid And Vertebral Arterial Dissections In The Emergency Department (Stroke CME) (Trauma CME)
Apr 2012
Anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy is the mainstay of treatment for spontaneous or traumatic dissections and will reduce the risk of stroke.
The Evidence-Based Emergency Management Of Pediatric Hypertension
Apr 2012
This month's issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will review the available literature to equip the emergency clinician with the information needed to guide the evaluation and management of children presenting with hypertension or hypertensive crisis.
Advances In Diagnosis And Management Of Hypokalemic And Hyperkalemic Emergencies
Feb 2012
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice presents a systematic review of the latest evidence regarding the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of potassium-related emergencies.
Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock: Advances In Fluid Management (Trauma CME)
Nov 2011
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice focuses on advances in knowledge that should fundamentally change how we treat trauma patients in hemorrhagic shock. The best available evidence from the literature suggests that we must shift away from the paradigms that have guided emergency clinicians in the past.
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.
Current Evidence In Therapeutic Hypothermia For Postcardiac Arrest Care
Apr 2011
Cardiac arrest is one of the most intense clinical scenarios faced by the emergency clinician. The challenges are twofold: restarting spontaneous circulation and simultaneously attempting to find;and then reverse;the cause of the cardiac arrest.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Emergency Ultrasound
Mar 2011
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice expands on this review and summarizes the existing and best available literature concerning these EUS applications.
Hypertension In The Emergency Department: Treat Now, Later, Or Not At All
Jun 2010
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice reviews the current evidence related to the diagnosis and management of hypertension with a focus on issues related to ED clinical decisionmaking.
Oncologic Emergencies, Part I: Spinal Cord Compression, Superior Vena Cava Syndrome, And Pericardial Effusion
Feb 2010
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice provides a review of 3 important cancer-related complications: malignant epidural spinal cord compression, superior vena cava syndrome, and malignant pericardial effusion and tamponade. The March 2010 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, Oncologic Emergencies Part II, will address the topics of neutropenic fever, tumor lysis syndrome, and hypercalcemia of malignancy
Evaluation And Management Of Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes In The Emergency Department
Jan 2010
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice will focus on the initial evaluation and treatment of patients with NSTE-ACS in the ED and on the most recent literature pertaining to the acute care of these patients.
The Diagnosis And Treatment Of STEMI In The Emergency Department
Jun 2009
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice focuses on the management of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in the ED setting using evidence-based practice as well as using a methodological approach to patients with chest pain who are at high risk of infarction.
Advances In The Acute Management Of Cardiac Arrest
Sep 2008
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice highlights significant changes in the 2005 AHA guidelines, examines the evidence that prompted the changes, and explores future therapies that may impact outcomes from SCD.
Wide Complex Tachycardia: Diagnosis And Management In The Emergency Department
Jun 2008
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice provides a systematic approach to wide complex tachycardia.
Emergency Presentation Of Congenital Heart Disease In Children
May 2008
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice addresses the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with CHD in the context of the evidence available from the medical literature. A comprehensive understanding of the pathophysiology as it relates to clinical manifestations is crucial for appropriate triage and treatment. Patients with nown uncorrected CHD and those who have undergone palliation procedures are increasingly encountered in emergency departments for illnesses that may or may not be related to their pre-existing conditions.
Evaluation And Management Of Pediatric Acute Infectious Myocarditis
Apr 2008
In this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, we will review an evidence-based approach to the evaluation and treatment of children with acute infectious myocarditis.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Supraventricular Tachydysrhythmias
Apr 2008
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice will provide a review of SVTs with a focus on the ECG analysis and the evidence behind the most recent ACLS guidelines.
Pediatric And Adolescent Chest Pain
Aug 2007
The skilled emergency clinician will not dismiss the complaint of chest pain because of the impression that it is rarely serious. While it is true that most children complaining of chest pain do not have a life-threatening condition, there are notable exceptions. The mandate of the emergency physician is to identify the child with a life-threatening condition in a sea of benignity. The purpose of this article, therefore, is to present an overview of the many causes of chest pain in children which should be considered, even if most can be excluded through a careful history and physical exam.
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