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Evidence-Based Evaluation And Management Of Patients With Pharyngitis In The Emergency Department
Sep 2015
This issue reviews the various international guidelines for pharyngitis and notes controversies in diagnostic and treatment strategies, specifically for management of suspected bacterial, viral, and fungal etiology. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 9/01/2018.
Endotracheal Intubation In Pediatric Patients Using Video Laryngoscopy: An Evidence-Based Review
Aug 2015
Describes 3 types of video laryngoscopic devices for pediatric patients, the benefits and drawbacks of specific video laryngoscopes, and the challenges of video laryngoscopy compared to traditional laryngoscopy. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 08/01/2018.
Drowning In The Adult Population: Emergency Department Resuscitation And Treatment (Trauma CME)
May 2015
Resuscitating and treating adult drowning patients in the emergency department, including pathophysiology of drowning and concerns such as hypothermia, mechanical ventilation, and trauma. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Trauma CME credits. CME expires on 05/01/2018.
Pediatric Submersion Injuries: Emergency Care And Resuscitation (Trauma CME)
Jun 2014
In this review, passive external, active external, and active internal rewarming techniques for treatment of hypothermic patients are discussed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dyspnea: Fear, Loathing, and Physiology
Aug 1999
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice will decrease your trepidation in dealing with this common complaint.
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