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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.
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 Assessment And Management Of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (Trauma CME)
Nov 2011
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will discuss the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with MTBI using the best available evidence from the literature. In addition to discussing a variety of recent studies, we will also review management practice guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Evidence-Based Management Of Pediatric Genitourinary Tract Injuries In The ED (Trauma CME)
May 2010
There is a broad consensus in favor of less invasive procedures and more conservative management of traumatic renal injuries if the patient is stable; the exception would be cases of severe injury, such as injury to the vascular pedicle or complete laceration of the ureteropelvic junction.
Fixing Faces Painlessly: Facial Anesthesia In Emergency Medicine (Trauma CME)
Dec 2009
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice focuses on determining which patients will benefit from regional anesthesia and how to perform the most common facial anesthesia procedures.
Push Hard And Push Fast: The Who, How, And Why Of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Nov 2009
Nearly all pediatricians avail themselves to pediatric advanced life support (PALS) training and certification. Most of us blindly accept the PALS guidelines as being true and unquestioningly commit them to memory. But is there evidence that PALS works? Who comes up with these guidelines and how do they do it? How do these guidelines work and what happens after the initial resuscitation steps have been completed? This article addresses these questions.
Evidence-Based Management Of Mammalian Bite Wounds
Sep 2009
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice reviews the available research on mammalian bite wounds in children to help the emergency clinician choose a strategy for managing the care of their pediatric patients.
Cervical Spine Injury: An Evidence-Based Evaluation Of The Patient With Blunt Cervical Trauma (Trauma CME)
Apr 2009
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice addresses cervical spine injuries by providing a systematic approach that optimizes resource utilization and minimizes identification failure.
Accidental Trauma Of Infancy (Trauma CME)
Oct 2008
This article reviews recent literature on the evaluation and management of infants presenting with accidental injuries. We will discuss the frequent circumstances and pathophysiology of injury, describe the differential diagnosis of the infant trauma victim, and review the workup and definitive management of accidental injuries in this patient population.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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