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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, ...

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 ...

TeamHealth Acquires Ruby Crest Emergency Medicine
12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. TMH, -0.41% 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 ...
TeamHealth announces acquisition of Ruby Crest Emergency

Neighbors Emergency Center to Participate in AAEM 21st Annual Scientific ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)
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 ...

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 ...
Local businesspeople for Feb. 6, 2015York Dispatch

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 ...

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.
City hospital to host NAPEM 2015The Hindu

3 Reasons to Tailor Emergency Departments for Seniors
HealthLeaders Media
"Ten thousand people turn 65 every day," says Teresita Hogan, MD, director of geriatric emergency medicine, and associate professor for geriatric and palliative care medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine, the 568-bed academic medical center on ...

Deadly Addiction: Heroin Deaths In Connecticut Up 86 Percent From 2012 To ...
Hartford Courant
Dr. Oliver Mayorga, chairman for emergency medicine at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, said just this week he received a report from a paramedic about an overdose victim found in a bathroom with hypodermic needles nearby. Mayorga said ...

First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Lauren Grossman as Medical ...
PR Web (press release)
She received her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York and completed her emergency medicine residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. She is fellowship trained from the University of Arizona Center ...

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 ...

The rise of the specialty emergency department
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, Calif., opened its obstetrics emergency department in August. As more people gain insurance, many expectant mothers with complaints unrelated to pregnancy visit the ED because they don't have a ...

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Ann Emerg Med
Ebola virus outbreak 2014: clinical review for emergency physicians. (Jan 2015)
Intercepting Wrong-Patient Orders in a Computerized Provider Order Entry System. (Dec 2014)
Acad Emerg Med
Changes in insurance status and emergency department visits after the 2008 economic downturn. (Jan 2015)
The effect of laboratory testing on emergency department length of stay: a multihospital longitudinal study applying a cross-classified random-effect modeling approach. (Jan 2015)
Emerg Med Clin North Am
Pediatric critical care. (Nov 2014)
Organophosphate and carbamate poisoning. (Feb 2015)
Am J Emerg Med
Exploratory study on Association of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms with Hydromorphone Analgesia in ED. (Dec 2014)
Ethics of ambulance diversion. (Dec 2014)
Pediatr Emerg Care
Factors associated with emergency department discharge after pediatric interhospital transport: a role for outreach education? (Jan 2015)
The role of ultrasound in the emergency department evaluation of the acutely painful pediatric hip. (Jan 2015)
Eur J Emerg Med
Chest pain: if it hurts a lot, is heart attack more likely? (Oct 2014)
Comparison of the Airtraq laryngoscope versus the conventional Macintosh laryngoscope while wearing CBRN-PPE. (Nov 2014)
Endoscopic hemostasis. An effective therapy for bleeding peptic ulcers. (Jul 1990)
Surgical standby for coronary balloon angioplasty. (Aug 1992)
N Engl J Med
Emergency coronary angioplasty in refractory unstable angina. (Aug 1985)
Public Health Service study on Reye's syndrome and medications. Report of the pilot phase. (Oct 1985)
Complications with shunts in adults with spina bifida. (Jul 1995)
Cost analysis of nurse telephone consultation in out of hours primary care: evidence from a randomised controlled trial. (Apr 2000)
Prehosp Emerg Care
Parenteral Midazolam Is Superior to Diazepam for Treatment of Prehospital Seizures. (Oct 2014)
Preliminary Report of a Mathematical Model of Ventilation and Intrathoracic Pressure Applied to Prehospital Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. (Oct 2014)
Air Med J
Ethical considerations for conducting a randomized controlled trial in transport. (Nov-Dec 2014)
Review of respiratory management of extremely premature neonates during transport. (Nov-Dec 2014)
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Arsenicals, Arsine
Biological Warfare Agents
Chemical Decontamination
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Chemical Warfare Agents
Chemical Warfare Mass Casualty Management
Cyanides, Cyanogen Chloride
Cyanides, Hydrogen
Evaluation Of A Biological Warfare Victim
Evaluation Of A Chemical Warfare Victim
Glanders and Melioidosis
Incapacitating Agents, 3-quinuclidinyl Benzilate
Incapacitating Agents, Agent 15
Incapacitating Agents, Cannabinoids
Incapacitating Agents, LSD
Incendiary Agents, Magnesium and Thermite
Incendiary Agents, Napalm
Incendiary Agents, White Phosphorus
Irritants: Cs, Cn, Cnc, Ca, Cr, Cnb, PS
Lung-Damaging Agents, Chlorine
Lung-damaging Agents, Chloropicrin
Lung-damaging Agents, Diphosgene
Lung-damaging Agents, Phosgene
Lung-damaging Agents, Toxic Smokes: Nox, Hc, Rp, Fs, Fm, Sgf2, Teflon
Nerve Agents, G-series: Tabun, Sarin, Soman
Nerve Agents, V-series: Ve, Vg, Vm, Vx
Personal Protective Equipment
Q Fever
Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B
T-2 Mycotoxins
Urticants, Phosgene Oxime
Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis
Vesicants, Mustard: Hd, Hn1-3, H
Vesicants, Organic Arsenicals: L, ED, MD, PD, HL
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
Vomiting Agents: Dm, Da, Dc
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