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QuickEM helps med students and residents formulate Emergency Medicine ...
As its name suggests, quickEM is a new emergency medicine app with the goal of providing interns, medical students, and rotators with a time-saving reference tool for working up common ED complaints. The app was developed by Dr. William Dirkes, an EM ...

International Emergency Medicine Symposium
On February 26, 2015, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza welcomed over 50 guests at the International Emergency Medicine Symposium hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé. Among the 50 participants were ambassadors, senior officials, diplomats, ...

TeamHealth announces acquisition of Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine
TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine, the group that manages and staffs the ...
TeamHealth Acquires Ruby Crest Emergency MedicineMarketWatch

HMC appoints new chair of emergency medicine
Peninsula On-line
Prof Thomas said he was looking forward to starting his new role as Chair of Emergency Medicine for HMC. “It is an exciting time to be joining Hamad; the unprecedented growth in Qatar's population will result in ever increasing pressures on emergency ...

Emergency Medicine Specialist To Lead Collin-Fannin County Medical Society
D Healthcare Daily
De Moore is an emergency medicine specialist who also dabbles in pediatrics. She oversees Project Access Collin County, a program that offers free care to the county's underserved. Physicians volunteer their time to participate. She follows Dr. Radha ...

Redlands Community Hospital physician assistant receives specialty credential ...
Redlands Daily Facts
Stinnett was awarded a CAQ in emergency medicine, which he earned by meeting licensure, education and experience requirements and then passing an exam in the specialty. He is one of 57 certified physician assistants in California and approximately 800 ...

Emergency Department Staff Not Immune to Traumatic Stress
The rate is "similar to that in trauma surgeons, where the incidence is 15%, and to that in emergency medicine nurses, where the incidence is 18%. We are right in the middle," he told Medscape Medical News. "But whether or not we have it, we should be ...

College Station physicians assistant receives nationally recognized credential ...
Bryan-College Station Eagle
"After working in the ER for 10 years, I was really looking to challenge myself as an emergency medicine professional and make sure that my patients could benefit from the latest developments in my field," said Pourrajabi, who studied at the University ...

Neighbors Emergency Center to Participate in AAEM 21st Annual Scientific ...
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PEARLAND, Texas, Feb. 26th, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighbors Emergency Center will exhibit at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine 21st Annual Scientific Assembly February 28th - March 4th in Austin, Texas. The American Academy of ...

New emergency room model addresses increased visits and displaced patients
Their focus will be emergency medicine, but there will also be space for primary care, social work, and support to help plug patients into the services they need. “I don't want to say, 'you know, we have an organization in town, Love Inc., why don't ...

Alcohol bought outside licensed venues prompts 60pc of emergency department ...
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The study will be published in Emergency Medicine Australasia, the journal for the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. The study's author, Professor Peter Miller, said there had been a big change in where people bought alcohol over the past 20 ...

ER Angst From Derm Complaints: The FOAMed Report
MedPage Today
And would you know where to look to find them on the fly? Here's a list of free ultrasound books and resources from ultrasound guru Dr. Kasia Hampton. The American Academy of Emergency Medicine's annual conference is going on now in beautiful Austin, ...

Tearful father supports poison control funds
Duluth News Tribune
“It is impossible for emergency physicians to know it all,” Cole said, because many poisons “are not part of the everyday practice of emergency medicine.” Last year, the poison center received 44,446 calls, 77 percent from the public and 23 percent ...

National Assembly on Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Business Standard
Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) is a field of practice based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of a wide variety of cute illnesses and injuries affecting infants, children and adolescents, he said.

UW Hospital emergency clinic to double in size, thanks to large gifts
James Berbee and Karen Walsh have given $10 million to the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Emergency Medicine, with the gift to be used for the expansion of the emergency facility and to provide sustainable academic support to ...

Understand the legislative process for EMS laws
... government, where he does not deal with EMS regulation, volunteers his weekends as a paramedic, and is an instructor in several EMS disciplines including his position as an adjunct assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Nevada.

Can Twitter help with health insurance enrollment?
MedCity News
“Twitter is a powerful tool when it comes to examining trends in health and health policy,” said senior author Raina Merchant, director of the Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab and assistant professor of emergency medicine. “We can see this ...
Twitter a Predictor of Insurance Exchange Managed Markets Network

TeamHealth Enters Strategic Partnership with St. David's HealthCare, Capitol ...
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"TeamHealth offers extensive resources in hospital medicine and emergency medicine management and provides unparalleled support for physicians and other clinicians," said Quan Dang, MD, president of CTH. "We are excited to join a provider-centric ...

Public Release: 2-Mar-2015 Teenager with stroke symptoms actually had Lyme ...
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The highly unusual case presentation was published online last Thursday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Acute Lyme Neuroborreliosis with Transient Hemiparesis and Aphasia"). "Everything about her symptoms indicated stroke: speech deficits, poor ...
Teenager With Stroke Symptoms Actually Had Lyme DiseaseInfection Control Today

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Factors Associated With Successful Resuscitation After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and Temporal Trends in Survival and Comorbidity. (Dec 2014)
Self-care Barriers Reported by Emergency Department Patients With Acute Heart Failure: A Sociotechnical Systems-Based Approach. (Jan 2015)
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Identification of acute stroke using quantified brain electrical activity. (Jan 2015)
The Use of Subdissociative-dose Ketamine for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department. (Feb 2015)
Emerg Med Clin North Am
Neurotrauma. (Nov 2014)
Irritants and corrosives. (Feb 2015)
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Admissions of critically ill patients to the ED intensive care unit. (Dec 2014)
Pediatr Emerg Care
Dilated Cardiomyopathy Caused by Wilms Tumor. (Jan 2015)
Useful But Not Used: Pediatric Critical Care Physician Views on Bedside Ultrasound. (Mar 2015)
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A description of echocardiography in life support use during cardiac arrest in an Emergency Department before and after a training programme. (Dec 2014)
The burden of sepsis in the Emergency Department: an observational snapshot. (Dec 2014)
Frequency and types of medical emergencies among commercial air travelers. (Mar 1989)
A regional prospective study of in-hospital mortality associated with coronary artery bypass grafting. The Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group. (Aug 1991)
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The usefulness of chest radiographs in first asthma attacks. (Aug 1983)
Intravascular stents to prevent occlusion and restenosis after transluminal angioplasty. (Mar 1987)
Incidence of and mortality from acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in the United Kingdom. Steering Committee and members of the National Audit of Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage. (Jul 1995)
Primary care in the accident and emergency department: I. Prospective identification of patients. (Aug 1995)
Prehosp Emerg Care
A Consensus-based Gold Standard for the Evaluation of Mass Casualty Triage Systems. (Oct 2014)
The Price of a Helping Hand: Modeling the Outcomes and Costs of Bystander CPR. (Feb 2015)
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In-flight breech delivery in Finnish lapland. (Nov-Dec 2014)
Factors associated with mode of transport decision making for pediatric-neonatal interfacility transport. (Jan-Feb 2015)
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