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Emergency medicine physician returns to Wyoming to expand medical services
County 10
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – SageWest Health Care is pleased to announce that Kristy Rahimi, M.D., has joined its staff and is offering emergency medicine services to patients at SageWest Health Care in Riverton. Dr. Rahimi, a Wyoming native, is one of six ...

Dr. Gail Anderson, 'father of emergency medicine,' dies
Dr. Gail Anderson, a surgeon known as the “father of emergency medicine,” died earlier this month of complications from pneumonia in Pasadena, Calif. Anderson was 88, according to the University of Southern California, where he was a founding faculty ...
In memoriam: Gail Victor Anderson, 88USC News

Emergency medicine at USC ranks No. 3 among national residency programs
USC News
Treating patients in one of the busiest trauma centers in the nation, the Keck School of Medicine of USC's Department of Emergency Medicine residency program now ranks No. 3 in the United States. The rankings were developed by the Doximity online ...

Emergency medicine department celebrates 10 years
UI The Daily Iowan
The state of Iowa's only emergency-medicine residency is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Residents in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' program hone their skills in the stabilization, management, diagnosis, and disposition of individuals ...

Emergency Medicine: Never store dangerous things in food containers
Columbus Dispatch
Food safety is a big issue, whether it concerns spoiled potato salad at a hot summer picnic, tainted spinach or strawberries in a nationwide product recall, or food-supply issues in developing countries. But one case I saw years ago illustrated to me a ...

Give children with food allergies access to emergency medicine at school ...
San Bernardino County Sun
The California public school system is in the midst of a rapidly unfolding health epidemic that affects every classroom in the state. Current research indicates that food allergies and anaphylaxis — life-threatening allergic reactions — affect ...

Emergency medicine physicians join Mayo Clinic Health System
Chippewa Herald
They are members of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians. In her spare time, Dr. Laura Nelson enjoys hiking, skiing, cooking, traveling and spending time with family. Dr. Drew Nelson enjoys running ...

Doximity's 'Residency Navigator' Injects Transparency into GME
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
In emergency medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center and University of Southern California topped Doximity's rankings. And the top-ranked general surgery residencies are at Johns Hopkins University, Mass ...

In the Emergency Room, a Hidden Ailment
New York Times (blog)
In the new study, published online in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, 138 patients ages 65 and older (none with acute medical problems or dementia) were evaluated at a North Carolina hospital last summer with a six-item questionnaire that asked about ...

Emergency Medical Associates Now Provides Emergency Medicine ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 08/28/14 -- Emergency Medical Associates (EMA) recently contracted with New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, N.Y., to provide emergency medicine professional services. A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian ...

GP practice closures will worsen urgent care crisis, warn emergency medicine ...
The increasing number of GP practice closures is exacerbating an ongoing crisis in urgent and emergency care, according to emergency medicine doctors. Dr Clifford Mann, president of the College of Emergency Medicine, has lent his organisation's support ...

Food Allergy Research & Education and Emergency Medicine Experts Come ...
PR Web (press release)
Following the recently held Emergency Management of Anaphylaxis Summit, FARE is working with emergency medicine experts to make recommendations to improve emergency department protocols, expand knowledge of anaphylaxis and biphasic ...

Crain's Detroit Business
TeamHealth Holdings Inc., Knoxville, Tenn., a provider of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the merger of its operations with Emergency Medicine Specialists PC, Fraser, and its affiliated revenue cycle management and ...

Conference on emergency medicine
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The three-day Oman International Conference on Emergency Medicine 2014 was opened yesterday at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) under the auspices of Sayyid Dr Said bin Hilal al Busaidi, Deputy Chairman of the State Council in the ...

EMERGENCY MEDICINE CONSULTANTS… Are you looking for a challenge ...
Irish Medical Times
EMERGENCY MEDICINE CONSULTANTS… Are you looking for a challenge and want to work in a high income economy? At PE Global Healthcare we are currently recruiting on behalf of the largest non-profit healthcare provider in Qatar, who provides 90% ...

ER waiting times vary significantly
"It's certainly important to publicize this issue," said Schuur, who is an assistant professor of emergency medicine with Harvard Medical School. "Medicare started advertising waiting times at ERs about a year ago. And that will be a strong incentive ...

White Plains Hospital names new emergency department director
Westfair Online
RAFAEL TORRES of Manhattan has joined White Plains Hospital as medical director of emergency medicine at The Flanzer Center for Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. The two-story center at the hospital with all private rooms opened in 2010. It is the ...

State's only pediatric emergency department marks 20 years
HSC Newsbeat
Sapien, chief of the University of New Mexico's Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, spearheaded the effort to create a dedicated emergency room for children. “It truly takes a village to create and manage this kind of operation at such a high ...

First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Douglas J. Harrison as Medical ...
He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Michigan State University. Prior to joining First Choice Emergency Room, Dr. Harrison served as the Emergency Department Medical Director at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston Texas.

Central Florida soon will have 4 stand-alone emergency rooms
Orlando Sentinel
It was very clear that a significant portion of our patient population was coming from here in Hunter's Creek," Dr. Craig Mitchell, associate director of Osceola Regional emergency medicine, said in June when that facility opened. "And in order to ...

Could Eating Charcoal Help You Detox?
Daily Beast
According to Dr. Linda Fan, attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, “It's not a very specific absorber of substances. It will absorb anything in your gut, good and bad.” That includes any medication ...

SonoSite X-Porte is the next step in ultrasound for emergency medicine
Cambridge Network
Rip Gangahar, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Trauma Lead for the Trust, explained: “We have been using SonoSite's point-of-care ultrasound systems for 10 years, from the TITAN® through to the latest systems, and were lucky enough to receive the ...

Officials cuts ribbon on new emergency department
The Star Democrat
Dr. Deborah Davis, director of emergency medicine, said the previous ED was archaic and in desperate need of energizing. “Our team is here to serve the community, we are delighted to have this wonderful space to do our good work,” Davis said. Emergency ...

Pharmacist Review of ER Visits Reduces Prevalence of Inappropriately ...
Pharmacy Times
Follow Pharmacy_Times: Adding pharmacists to the post-emergency department visit review process reduces the prevalence of inappropriate antimicrobial prescriptions, according to a paper published online in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine.

[BIDMC] Urgent Care with a Degree of Difference
CBS Local
Urgent care centers offer “advanced” care, meaning that every patient is always treated by a physician trained in emergency medicine, and more comprehensive services are available — treatment for fractures and other immediate injuries or illnesses, as ...

Mercy opens new, improved emergency department
Canton Repository
The two-year, $14.7 million project features more beds and specialized services to meet increasing demand, while improving patient flow and reducing waiting time, said Dr. Frank Kaeberlein, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine. For example ...

Evidence-Based Resuscitation: The FOAMed Report
MedPage Today
This week we bring you all of the must-reads curated from the globally crowd-sourced emergency medicine and critical care online education community called Free Open Access Meducation (FOAMed): There's so much "dogmalysis" (critical looks at the ...

Mercy Medical Center opens new $14.7 million emergency department
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
The two-year, $14.7 million project features more beds and specialized services to meet increasing demand, while improving patient flow and reducing waiting time, said Dr. Frank Kaeberlein, chairman of the department of emergency medicine. For example ...

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Ann Emerg Med
Variation in charges for emergency department visits across California. (Aug 2014)
Acad Emerg Med
Characteristics and thirty-day outcomes of emergency department patients with elevated creatine kinase. (Jun 2014)
Tuning out the noise: cognitive biases. (Aug 2014)
Emerg Med Clin North Am
Toxicologic acid-base disorders. (Feb 2014)
Anemia. (Aug 2014)
Am J Emerg Med
Racial disparities in insurance reimbursement for physician professional services in the ED. (Sep 2014)
Role of interventional radiology in trauma care: retrospective study from single trauma center experience. (Aug 2014)
Pediatr Emerg Care
Effectiveness of intravenous levetiracetam as an adjunctive treatment in pediatric refractory status epilepticus. (Aug 2014)
Clinical Characterization of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension in Children Presenting to the Emergency Department: The Experience of a Large Tertiary Care Pediatric Hospital. (Sep 2014)
Eur J Emerg Med
Infection prevention practices in Swedish emergency departments: results from a cross-sectional survey. (Jul 2014)
Use of sedation in children receiving computed tomography after head injuries. (Sep 2014)
Association of volume with outcome of coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Scheduled vs nonscheduled operations. (Feb 1987)
Delaying defibrillation to give basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation to patients with out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation: a randomized trial. (Mar 2003)
N Engl J Med
A comparison of sclerotherapy with staple transection of the esophagus for the emergency control of bleeding from esophageal varices. (Sep 1989)
Early treatment of acute biliary pancreatitis by endoscopic papillotomy. (Jan 1993)
Cost effectiveness analysis of intravenous ketorolac and morphine for treating pain after limb injury: double blind randomised controlled trial. (Nov 2000)
Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms: single centre randomised controlled trial. (Apr 2005)
Prehosp Emerg Care
Paramedics accurately apply the pediatric assessment triangle to drive management. (Oct-Dec 2014)
Survivors Perceptions of Recovery following Air Medical Transport Accidents. (Jun 2014)
Air Med J
Logistical concerns for helicopter emergency medical services response to the injured police officer. (May-Jun 2013)
Activation intervals for a helicopter emergency medical service in Japan. (Nov-Dec 2013)
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