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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 ...

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: 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Named to Modern Healthcare's Best Places to ...
Broadway World
Emergency Medical Associates is pleased to be the only emergency medicine physician group on Modern Healthcare's list. The recognition program, now in its seventh year, honors workplaces that enable employees to perform at the optimum level to provide ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Wadley takes on ER contract
Hope Star
A Flordia-based emergency room management company has contracted with Wadley Regional Medical Center-Hope and Texarkana to provide emergency room physician services and personnel recruitment for both hospitals in Hope and Texarkana.

[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 ...

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% ...

Meet students in WMU medical school's inaugural class as school prepares for ...
Mlive Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI — The Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine will hold a grand opening ceremony this afternoon for about 1,500 guests. To watch a live stream of the grand opening, beginning at 4:15 p.m., visit the medical ...

EagleMed Air Medical Transport Names Dr. Fairbanks as Wyoming Medical ...
“His extensive clinical experience in family and emergency medicine is an additional benefit for our patients.” Dr. Fairbanks presently serves as the Director of Emergency Medicine and Chief of Staff for South Big Horn County Hospital in Basin, Wyo. He ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Houston Methodist West Hospital to expand into Katy
Community Impact Newspaper
“The emergency care center will be staffed 24/7 with board-certified emergency medicine physicians and specially trained nurses, just as with our hospital's emergency department,” said Virginia Gissel, senior marketing and media specialist with Houston ...

First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Daniel S. Lann as Medical ...
WebWire (press release)
He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Previously, Dr. Lann worked as an emergency physician at one of First Choice Emergency Room's Texas facilities. Dr. Lann is board-certified in emergency ...

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Randomized Controlled Trial of Intravenous Antivenom Versus Placebo for Latrodectism: The Second Redback Antivenom Evaluation (RAVE-II) Study. (Jul 2014)
Learning From Experience: A Systemic Review of Community Consultation Acceptance Data. (Jul 2014)
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Optimal Older Adult Emergency Care: Introducing Multidisciplinary Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines From the American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, Emergency Nurses Association, and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. (Jul 2014)
Diagnostic Characteristics of a Clinical Screening Tool in Combination With Measuring Bedside Lactate Level in Emergency Department Patients With Suspected Sepsis. (Aug 2014)
Emerg Med Clin North Am
Hypothyroidism: causes, killers, and life-saving treatments. (May 2014)
Am J Emerg Med
Central venous saturation in septic shock: co-oximetry vs gasometry. (Aug 2014)
Pharmacist addition to the post-ED visit review of discharge antimicrobial regimens. (Aug 2014)
Pediatr Emerg Care
Damage control resuscitation: permissive hypotension and massive transfusion protocols. (Sep 2014)
Outpatient management of young febrile infants with urinary tract infections. (Sep 2014)
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Internal emergency department validation of the simplified MISSED score. (Jul 2014)
Traumatic cardiac arrest: a unique approach. (Aug 2014)
Cardiothoracic emergencies associated with subclavian hemodialysis catheters. (Nov 1983)
Surgical standby for coronary balloon angioplasty. (Aug 1992)
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Emergency coronary angioplasty in refractory unstable angina. (Aug 1985)
Effect of a short course of prednisone in the prevention of early relapse after the emergency room treatment of acute asthma. (Mar 1991)
Deprivation and emergency admissions for cancers of colorectum, lung, and breast in south east England: ecological study. (Jul 1998)
Cost effectiveness analysis of intravenous ketorolac and morphine for treating pain after limb injury: double blind randomised controlled trial. (Nov 2000)
Prehosp Emerg Care
Symptoms of myocardial infarction: concordance between paramedic and hospital records. (Jul-Sep 2014)
Medical Transfer of Patients in Preterm Labor: Treatments and Tocolytics. (Aug 2014)
Air Med J
Specialty pediatric transport in primary care or urgent care settings. (Mar-Apr 2014)
Air transport of patients with pneumothorax: is tube thoracostomy required before flight? (Jul-Aug 2014)
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