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River Hospital to receive emergency medicine support from Syracuse group
That is because River Hospital, 4 Fuller St., recently announced it has entered into an agreement with the Emergency Medicine Medical Service Group of Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, to provide emergency medical physicians in provider and ...

Emergency Medicine: Nature can be model for new medical treatments
Columbus Dispatch
In emergency medicine, we see trauma in the acute phase, just minutes or hours after initial injury. But the care of these patients can extend for weeks and even months. After I left that trauma patient, I saw a man who had been treated six months ...

FMC names new emergency medicine chief
Lancaster Eagle Gazette
Emergency Medicine Physicians, FMC's emergency physician group, contracted with FMC on Jan. 1. Since that time, Dr. Steve Rudis has served as the interim director of emergency medicine. Dr. Annie Sinnott has served as the assistant director of ...

Dr. Jack Ciliberti, 70, took emergency care 'to another level'
The Seattle Times
“Twenty-eight years ago, emergency medicine was just coming into its own in Washington,” said Dr. Stephen Anderson, a former president of the state chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians. “He helped create this [emergency medicine] ...

Emergency Medicine, Allergy Physicians Partner to Create New Standards
University of Cincinnati
A partnership between clinicians and researchers at the College of Medicine has led to a new set of practical guidelines for emergency medicine physicians in treating a potentially life-threatening condition. The guideline for treating angioedema arose ...

College Students Experience Emergency Medicine at Rowan University
... Browse By Topic · General EMS Discussion · ALS Topics · BLS Topics · Safety & Survival · Response & Vehicle · Off Duty EMS · Start a Post · Home » Administration and Leadership » College Students Experience Emergency Medicine at Rowan University.

Scott named new director of emergency medicine at FMC
Logan Daily News
Emergency Medicine Physicians, FMC's emergency physician group, contracted with FMC on Jan. 1. Since that time, Dr. Steve Rudis has served as the interim director of emergency medicine. Dr. Annie Sinnott has served as the assistant director of ...

UW Medicine initiates new Emergency Medical Services Fellowship
UW School of Medicine Division of Emergency Medicine recently started a two-year Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellowship. The fellowship program, directed by Dr. Michael Sayre, professor at UW Medicine and associate director of the Seattle Fire ...

US university training Indian doctors in emergency medicine
The Hindu
Kolkata's Peerless Hospital has tied up with a US—based university to train the doctors specialising in emergency medical care. The first batch of students who finished their three—year full—time Masters in Emergency Medicine Program offered in ...
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US specialists to train Kolkata doctors on emergency careFirstpost
'Comprehensive approach to emergency trauma care needed'

Study finds with ERs, the busier, the better
Journal and Courier
“It's too early to say that based on these results, patients and first responders should change their decision about which hospital to choose in an emergency,” said the study's lead author, Dr. Keith Kocher, an assistant professor of emergency medicine ...

Emergency Medicine Physicians Announces New Board Chairman
The Herald | (press release)
CANTON, Ohio — Emergency Medicine Physicians (EMP Ltd.), one of the nation's largest acute care providers, today announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Hudson to Chairman of the Board of EMP Holdings Ltd. Hudson's primary responsibilities will be ...
Emergency Physicians Save More than LivesInsurance News Net

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician, Roaa Salah Jamjoom, MD ...
Motor E magazine
Board certified in pediatric emergency medicine, Roaa Salah Jamjoom, MD, is being honored for her passion and dedication by representing the emergency medicine specialists of Ontario with inclusion into The Leading Physicians of the World. Among her ...

Why You Should Be Alarmed About Pediatric Emergency Care in the US
Pacific Standard
The adage that children are not just small adults is especially true in the case of emergency medicine, where weight-based dosing and age-appropriate vital signs come as second nature to pediatricians and as a foreign language to non-pediatric trained ...

Sinai Hospital to address 'frequent fliers' to the emergency department
Baltimore Sun
The program will help the targeted patients get primary and preventive care in their communities, Dr. William Jaquis, Sinai's chief of emergency medicine and a commissioner, said in prepared remarks. Care coordinators will also link patients to ...

Alexander Rosenau, DO, FACEP, President of the American College of ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Dr. Rosenau is nationally recognized as a leader in emergency medicine. He is senior vice chair of emergency medicine and an emergency physician at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown and Bethlehem, Pa. Dr. Rosenau also is associate professor ...

Highly Skilled Emergency Medicine Physician, Julie Marie Mills, DO, Enters The ...
Motor E magazine
The Leading Physicians of the World and the International Association of HealthCare Professionals are proud to announce that Julie Marie Mills, DO, is being honored for her exceptional successes in the emergency medicine community. Over her ten years ...

In medicine, showing empathy isn't enough
Scope (blog)
SMS (“Stanford Medical School”) Unplugged was recently launched as a forum for students to chronicle their experiences in medical school. The student-penned entries appear on Scope once a week; the entire blog series can be found in the SMS ...

Ketamine, The Emergency Room Wonder Drug
Science 2.0
... especially in North America compared to Europe, but our review shows those concerns are likely overblown," said lead study author Corinne Hohl, MD, of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, Canada.
Turns Out Ketamine Might Be the Perfect Drug for ER PatientsMotherboard
Ketamine can be a wonder drug for ER patients and their physiciansMedical Xpress

CaroMont Health plans $16.5M ER expansion
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
This project is designed to enhance emergency medicine in the community, he says. “Our ED is a major entry point for patients, so it is critical that we provide an excellent experience every time.” CaroMont contracted with Atlanta-based ApolloMD ...

Emergency Room Testing Chips Away at Hidden HCV Epidemic
Infectious Disease Special Edition
“We identified a high prevalence—12%—of unaware HCV antibody–positive baby boomers, and confirmed infection in 8.7% overall,” said study author James Galbraith, MD, associate professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama, ...

Medical Workers Face Scrutiny After Man's Death in Police Custody
New York Times
That response has added to public anger over the death and has fueled criticism by experts in emergency medicine. One concern expressed by some experts is that the emergency medical workers were intimidated by a large police presence and as a result ...

For the sickest emergency patients, death risk is lowest at busiest emergency ...
EurekAlert (press release)
The new findings, based on national data on 17.5 million emergency patients treated at nearly 3,000 hospitals, appear in an Annals of Emergency Medicine paper by a University of Michigan Medical School team. Using U-M Department of Emergency ...

Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool
Chicago Tribune
Dr. Paul Porter, assistant professor of emergency medicine at Brown University in Rhode Island who is leading a Glass study at Rhode Island Hospital, agreed. "It's a really low-cost way of entering the telemedicine world," Porter said. "I think this is ...

Putting a face on heart disease
Charleston Post Courier
You wouldn't expect someone suffering from serious heart and lung conditions to be wearing a smile. But who knew that it could work to their medical advantage in a pinch? According to research published in Emergency Medicine Journal, patients with ...

Undiagnosed Acute HIV Rates Higher Than Expected in 'Low Prevalence' Areas
To gather data on this question, Lyons and co-authors from the UC Department of Emergency Medicine and the UC Division of Infectious Diseases conducted a cross-sectional "seroprevalence” study, enrolling randomly selected patients 18 to 64 years old ...

Mourners recall RR residents killed in medical chopper crash
Rio Rancho Observer
SANTA FE — Friends, co-workers and fellow emergency medicine professionals from across the country on Friday were mourning the loss of the three crew members of a Tristate Careflight helicopter — including two residents of Rio Rancho — that crashed ...

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What Are the Most Clinically Useful Cutoffs for the Alvarado and Pediatric Appendicitis Scores? A Systematic Review. (Apr 2014)
Interunit Handoffs of Patients and Transfers of Information: A Survey of Current Practices. (Jun 2014)
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Frequency and types of medical emergencies among commercial air travelers. (Mar 1989)
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Attorney Brian Lee Pledges $20,000 for Emergency Medicine ...
Saratoga Hospital
Attorney Brian Lee recently pledged $20,000 to help fund continuing education for emergency medicine personnel at Saratoga Hospital. The gift�to the hospital's Brian Lee Law Firm Emergency Medicine Education ...
NY critical care hospital gets emergency medicine support
EMS1 Daily News
By Rebecca Madden Watertown Daily Times. ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. � River Hospital emergency department patients soon will experience a decrease in wait time and an increase in available medical providers, effective ...
Emergency Medicine and Critical Care in Global Health ...
Developing EM
DevelopingEM has, from the very first, had a focus on emergency medicine and critical care around the globe. And from the beginning we've been helped by Natalie Thurtle.
Elizabeth Leenellett, MD, Discusses Emergency Medicine on ...
UC Health
Learn about how an Emergency Department works and how to decide between an ED or an urgent care center with Elizabeth Leenellett, MD, medical director of West Chester Hospital's Emergency Department. HealthScope ...
The College of Emergency Medicine - Knowledge INformed Support ...
KINSHIP - Knowledge INformed Support for Health Improved Practice
Acute and emergency care: prescribing the remedy - The College of Emergency Medicine - 16 July 2014 "We are all too aware that the urgent and emergency care system has been under pressure for some time with ...
CEM FOAMed network - Emergency Medicine Ireland
Emergency Medicine Ireland
The College of Emergency Medicine is the body responsible for training all the wonderful UK emergency medicine trainees and represents the speciality in the UK. The trainees in Ireland do the UK exams so the specialties in ...
Emergency Medicine Lectures, Wednesday, July 23 |
Emergency Medicine Lectures, Wednesday, July 23. Emergency Medicine Lectures will take place at Yale on Wednesday, July 23rd at 464 Congress Avenue, beginning @ 9:00am: *Lectures will start at 464 Congress Avenue* ...
IAEM 2014 - Emergency Medicine Ireland
Emergency Medicine Ireland
The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine are hosting their annual scientific meeting this year in Dun Laoghaire. They've just launched the website for the event where you can find all the info you need. This year's event is ...
SGEM#83: In Your Eyes (Topical Tetracaine for Corneal Abrasions ...
The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine
Podcast Link: SGEM83 Date: July 12th, 2014. Rebel Skeptics: Dr. Salim Rezaie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of Texas at San Antonio. You may better know him ...
Clinical Nurse I -Pediatric Emergency Medicine Shift:7:00pm-7:00am
Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Clinical Nurse I -Pediatric Emergency Medicine Shift:7:00pm-7:00am. July 18, 2014. Requisition ID: 00116141. Post Date: July 18, 2014. Closing Date: August 1, 2014. Salary: $27.11 Hourly. Collective Bargaining Unit: NNOC Nurses.
Emergency Medicine Literature of Note: Should We Keep Patients in ...
Emergency Medicine Literature of Note
Citing everything from ignorance, to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, several clinicians in this vignette make the case discussions of cost have no role in Emergency Department care. Victor Friedman, of the ...
In-House Registry Nurse -Emergency Medicine Shift: 3:00pm-11 ...
Cook County Health and Hospitals System
In-House Registry Nurse -Emergency Medicine Shift: 3:00pm-11:00pm. July 18, 2014. Requisition ID: 00116146. Post Date: July 18, 2014. Closing Date: August 1, 2014. Salary: $37.50 Hourly. Collective Bargaining Unit: NNOC Nurses.
Emergency Medicine Literature of Note: How Electronic Health ...
Emergency Medicine Literature of Note
Our new information overlords bring many benefits to patient care. No, really, they do. I'm sure you can come up with one or two aspects of patient safety improved by modern health information technology. However, it's been ...
Emergency Medicine Physicians Announces New Board Chairman
EMP News
Emergency Medicine Physicians (EMP Ltd.), one of the nation's largest acute care providers, today announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Hudson to Chairman of the Board of EMP Holdings Ltd. Hudson's primary ...
24-7-365: The evolution of emergency medicine | the PEMNetwork ...
the PEMNetwork Blog
This is an amazing video created by a Yale Emergency Medicine Resident as part of a collaboration with EMRA and �goose� (anthony edwards). Please check it out and share with friends colleagues. While it relates to EM and ...
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AVMA Veterinary Career Center: Private Practice, , Windsor, Colorado , Emergency Medicine Veterinarian at Peak Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Hospital.
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The Poison Review
Five Strategies to Effectively Use Online Resources in Emergency Medicine. Thoma B et al. Ann Emerg Med 2014 Jun 21.
Azita Hamedani Named Chair of Emergency Medicine - University of ...
UW Health News Feed
Dr. Azita G. Hamedani will serve as the Wisconsin Chair of Emergency Medicine, an endowed chair position in the new academic department of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.
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DDRC Healthcare provides hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO), training and research in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and have 2 vacancies.
Tasty Morsels of EM 040 HSV in Kiddies - Emergency Medicine ...
Emergency Medicine Ireland
Another review from the EB Medicine series of publications. Remember this comes free with EMRA membership if you're a trainee. Along with EM:RAP, Emergency Medical Abstracts and lots of other good stuff. This time it's ...
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