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Maxillofacial Trauma: Challenges In ED Diagnosis And Management (Trauma CME)
Feb 2008
The goal of this article is to assist the emergency physician in the initial management of patients who have sustained a facial injury. Since the emergency physician is rarely involved in operative decisions, there is no effort to discuss the surgical treatment of these fractures and soft tissue injuries beyond the initial stabilization. This article does not discuss pure ocular or lid lesions.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In Children
Dec 2007
An evidence-based review of these considerations will be presented in this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice.
Shoulder Girdle Fractures And Dislocations
Oct 2007
The shoulder joint has the largest range of motion of any appendicular joint in the body. It allows the upper extremity to rotate up to 180 degrees in three different planes, enabling the arm to perform a versatile range of activities but also predisposing the joint to instability and injury. The shoulder can be injured by trauma (indirect or direct) or by overuse. Traumatic injuries are more common in sports such as swimming, tennis, volleyball, and baseball.
Diagnosing Occult Internal Injury In Children After Motor Vehicle Trauma: Managing The Golden Hour (Trauma CME)
Sep 2007
This article reviews recent literature on the early management of children following motor vehicle collision, with an eye toward how to direct the diagnostic evaluation in order to minimize missed injuries and optimize definitive patient care. We will discuss the importance of obtaining information about the crash scene in directing the diagnostic evaluation, describe patterns of injury as seen in different crash situations, and review the peculiar anatomic and physiologic characteristics of children as they relate to particular injuries.
Pain Management in the Emergency Department
Jul 2006
This issue of Emergency Medicine PRACTICE reviews the state of pain control in the ED, its complexities, therapeutic options, and current controversies.
Apparent Life-Threatening Events: An Evidence-Based Approach
Jul 2006
In this article, the following questions will be addressed. Does a significant abnormality in the physical examination immediately exclude the diagnosis of ALTE? What diagnostic testing is important, and can the same tests be used in every case? Where should the baby go after ED evaluation; should they be monitored on an inpatient or outpatient setting? Should they be monitored at all?
Acute Spinal Injuries: Assessment and Management
May 2006
Acute spinal cord injuries (ASCIs) remain a devastating consequence of traumatic injuries around the globe. These injuries cause permanent, profound disabilities and lead to changes in lifestyle ranging from employment to marital status.
Managing Pediatric Procedural Pain and Anxiety in the Emergency Department
May 2006
An evidence-based review of how to deal with children who are experiencing pain and anxiety in the emergency department is presented in this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice.
Pediatric Submersion Injuries: New Definitions And Protocols
Apr 2006
In this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, an organized review of the drowning literature with specifi c attention to management and treatment of children will be presented.
Shock: A Common Pathway For Life-Threatening Pediatric Illnesses And Injuries
Oct 2005
In this issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine PRACTICE, we will present an approach to pediatric shock based, as far as possible, on the available evidence.
Wound Care: Modern Evidence In The Treatment Of Man's Age-Old Injuries
Mar 2005
This review covers the historical and physical exam features in evaluating a laceration and determining the most prudent course of treatment.
Diagnosis And Management Of Hand Injuries In The ED
Feb 2005
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice will provide guidelines that the emergency physician can use to meet these goals.
The Nightmare Neonate: Life -Threatening Events In The First Month Of Life
Sep 2003
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice provides a structured approach to the critically ill neonate and serves as a companion piece to the October 2002 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, "The Critically Ill Or Comatose Infant: An Organized Approach."
Dog, Cat, And Human Bites: Providing Safe And Cost- Effective Treatment In The ED
Aug 2003
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice takes an in-depth look at the management of these common injuries.
Neck Trauma: Don't Put Your Neck On The Line
Jul 2003
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice provides a comprehensive review of penetrating and blunt neck trauma with a focus on the evaluation and management of injuries to the airway, vascular, and digestive systems. (Please also see the October 2001 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, "Cervical Spine Injury: A State-Of-The-Art Approach To Assessment And Management," which is available online for subscribers at http:// www.empractice.net.)
Orthopedic Sports Injuries: Off The Sidelines And Into The Emergency Department
Apr 2003
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice describes management strategies for common orthopedic sports injuries. Prior issues of Emergency Medicine Practice, such as the January 2000 issue on mild head trauma, the February 2000 issue on back pain, the October 2001 issue on cervical spine injuries, the November 2001 issue on wrist injuries, and the May 2002 issue on ankle injuries, also provide pertinent information.
Trauma in Pregnancy : Double Jeopardy
Jan 2003
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice presents a comprehensive, rational approach to the management of the traumatized pregnant woman. It focuses on the assessment, stabilization, differential diagnosis, utility of diagnostic modalities, and disposition of both mother and child.
The Critically Ill Or Comatose Infant: An Organized Approach
Oct 2002
The crashing infant is a challenge in any setting. From the largest specialty children's center to the smallest rural ED, a dying baby creates havoc. Even when you think you're prepared, things appear chaotic. Procedures go wrong; rarely used equipment seems to disappear. IV access becomes impossible for even the most experienced hands; your mind freezes when trying to calculate drug doses. The right decisions must come quickly or a baby will die.
Ankle Injuries In The ED: How To Provide Rapid And Cost-Effective Assessment And Treatment
May 2002
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice provides a review of ankle anatomy, biomechanics of the ankle joint, and an update on diagnostic and management approaches to acute ankle injuries. "Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it." P. J. O'Rourke
Wrist Injuries Emergency Imaging And Management
Nov 2001
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice aims to fill this void by describing the state of the art ED management of wrist injuries.
Cervical Spine Injury: A State-Of-The-Art Approach To Assessment And Management
Oct 2001
An essential part of early trauma care involves the assessment and management of the patient with potential injury to the spine. This often-devastating injury can have lifelong implications for the patient and, if poorly managed, the treating physician as well. As specialists in emergency medicine, it is not good enough to be "familiar" with the management of these high-risk patients- we must become experts! This requires a thorough understanding of the biomechanics of trauma, refined clinical examination skills, current knowledge of the indications for spinal radiography, and a sophisticated approach to the interpretation of these x-rays. A zero-tolerance policy for missed spinal injury will protect patient and physician alike.
Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Priorities, Procedures, And Pragmatic Thinking
May 2001
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice outlines just such an approach.
Mild Head Trauma: Appropriate Diagnosis And Management
Jan 2000
Wading into this battle, Emergency Medicine Practice addresses the challenge of "mild" head trauma using the best available evidence.
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