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Dr. Marcus Martin, Founder of UVa's Emergency Medicine Center
Charlottesville Tomorrow
It is an extraordinary person who achieves great things in two. Marcus Martin's commitment to justice and opportunity has made him not only a national authority on emergency medicine, but he is also a great champion of diversity at the University of ...

The Most Life-Saving Emergency Medicine Articles of 2014
The past year has once again been an outstanding one for emergency medicine (EM) research. When I solicited my colleagues for their opinions on the best and most useful journal publications of the year, I received more than three dozen selections to ...

24-hour Immediate Coverage by Emergency Medicine Physicians Available at ...
Cape Gazette
The Trauma Center at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes has once again been verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee, an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Improving global emergency medicine to save lives
Scope (blog)
Mahadevan, founder of Stanford Emergency Medicine International, explains in the video how important early interventions can be made in the chain of survival to save thousands of lives in low-resource countries. Watch the full lecture to learn more ...

GRU emergency medicine residents get rescue training
McDuffie Mirror
As an emergency medicine resident at Georgia Regents University, Andy Hall usually gets his first look at crash victims at the hospital. He and other GRU residents got a chance Wednesday to see what happens before a victim gets to the emergency room.

Ga. emergency medicine residents get lesson in rescue training
Gregory Hartshorne said the Augusta Fire Department frequently works with emergency medicine residents to give them exposure to “the other side” of emergency rescue. During the event Wednesday morning, about 30 residents learned about removing ...

Affordable Care Act increases reliance on emergency rooms, WSU study finds
Science Codex
Co-authors and study researchers include Daniel Overbeek, a fourth-year student graduating in May and applying to residency programs in emergency medicine; Justin Bedford, a second-year student and a coordinator for the student Emergency Medicine ...
Affordable Care Act Increases Reliance on Emergency RoomsBayoubuzz

Thoracotomy in Blunt Trauma: What's the Harm?
The emergency department (ED) thoracotomy for traumatic arrest is one of the smost dramatic procedures in emergency medicine. It is the procedure that every emergency medicine trainee looks forward to performing during the trauma rotation and is often ...

Advance Directives May Be Hazardous to Your Health
Robert Glatter, MD: Good afternoon. My name is Dr Robert Glatter. I am an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, and a member of the Medscape Emergency Medicine Editorial Board.

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine students address end-of-life ...
Augusta Free Press
Waltz became familiar with some of the situations surrounding euthanasia when she worked in emergency medicine. One day at the clinic, a client whose dog was dead on arrival after being hit by a car embraced and thanked Waltz. “I couldn't understand ...

Wilton doctor will lead new Stamford pediatrics institute
Wilton Bulletin
“The folks that are going to be in the pediatric emergency department first do three years of pediatric training, then three years in a fellowship doing pediatric emergency medicine… its really an order of magnitude difference,” he said. While ...

Golden Hour Thrombolysis on Wheels
The STEMO includes a CT scanner, point-of-care laboratory and telemedicine connection, neurologist trained in emergency medicine, paramedic, and technician. The study sample consisted of 6182 consecutive adult patients identified through a stroke ...

The 2014 Health Trends We Can't Wait To Leave Behind
Bay Net
It will absorb anything in your gut, good and bad," Linda Fan, M.D., attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center told Life by Daily Burn. "I wouldn't use it without a medical professional's advice ...

Hunt named full-time EMT program instructor at SGTC
Americus Times-Recorder
In addition to his employment as paramedic and EMT program instructor, he was also a guest lecturer for emergency medicine for the South Georgia Police Academy in Tifton from 1993 until 2004. “Hunt's extensive background in paramedics, as well as ...

Durham startup TouchCare's telemedicine service gains key backer
Insurance News Net
Biese, a professor of emergency medicine and internal medicine at the UNC School of Medicine , is a paid consultant to TouchCare, as the young company seeks to gain traction with insurers, doctors and health care systems. Earlier this month, TouchCare ...

Federal Aviation Administration restricts landings at Daniel Field, citing ...
The Augusta Chronicle
Roland said emergency medicine flights, such as transportation for organ donations, fly into Daniel Field. She said the airport is closer to the area's hospitals than Augusta Regional Airport, the city's commercial airport, which also has a general ...

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Poisoning in the United States: 2012 Emergency Medicine Report of the National Poison Data System. (Dec 2014)
Pediatric Cervical Spine Injury Evaluation After Blunt Trauma: A Clinical Decision Analysis. (Oct 2014)
Acad Emerg Med
The Association of Injury With Substance Use Disorder Among Women of Reproductive Age: An Opportunity to Address a Major Contributor to Recurrent Preventable Emergency Department Visits? (Dec 2014)
Untying the Gordian Knot: What We Do and Don't Know About Gender-specific Medicine-Keynote Address for the 2014 Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference. (Dec 2014)
Emerg Med Clin North Am
The clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of adrenal emergencies. (May 2014)
Critical Care Ultrasonography. (Nov 2014)
Am J Emerg Med
A randomized controlled trial of capnography during sedation in a pediatric emergency setting. (Jan 2015)
Inaccuracy of patient care reports for identification of critical resuscitation events during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. (Jan 2015)
Pediatr Emerg Care
Temporal artery thermometry in children younger than 5 years: a comparison with rectal thermometry. (Dec 2014)
Ability of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians to Identify Anatomic Landmarks With the Assistance of Ultrasound Prior to Lumbar Puncture in a Simulated Obese Model. (Dec 2014)
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The management of suspected scaphoid fractures in English hospitals: a national survey. (Nov 2014)
Factors affecting blood sample haemolysis: a cross-sectional study. (Aug 2014)
An analysis of time of presentation after stroke. (Jan 1990)
Management of hypertensive crises. (Aug 1991)
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The usefulness of chest radiographs in first asthma attacks. (Aug 1983)
Prevention of myocardial damage in acute myocardial ischemia by early treatment with intravenous streptokinase. (Nov 1985)
Explaining differences in English hospital death rates using routinely collected data. (Jun 1999)
A qualitative study of action plans for asthma. (Apr 2002)
Prehosp Emerg Care
Chest Compression Injuries Detected via Routine Post-arrest Care in Patients Who Survive to Admission after Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest. (January-March 2015)
The Use of Prehospital Ketamine for Control of Agitation in a Metropolitan Firefighter-based EMS System. (January-March 2015)
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Evaluation of Dutch Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in transporting children. (May-Jun 2014)
Past and current trends in intravenous therapy for hemorrhagic shock. (Jul-Aug 2014)
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Incapacitating Agents, Cannabinoids
Incapacitating Agents, LSD
Incendiary Agents, Magnesium and Thermite
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Irritants: Cs, Cn, Cnc, Ca, Cr, Cnb, PS
Lung-Damaging Agents, Chlorine
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Lung-damaging Agents, Phosgene
Lung-damaging Agents, Toxic Smokes: Nox, Hc, Rp, Fs, Fm, Sgf2, Teflon
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