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10 papers 100 to 500 followers EM LLSA 2011
By Sean Fox Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician, Associate Professor
Xavier Bosch, Esteban Poch, Josep M Grau
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2, 2009: New England Journal of Medicine
Rodney J Schlosser
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February 19, 2009: New England Journal of Medicine
Paul E Marik, Lauren A Plante
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 6, 2008: New England Journal of Medicine
CiarĂ¡n P Kelly, J Thomas LaMont
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 30, 2008: New England Journal of Medicine
James McCord, Hani Jneid, Judd E Hollander, James A de Lemos, Bojan Cercek, Priscilla Hsue, W Brian Gibler, E Magnus Ohman, Barbara Drew, George Philippides, L Kristin Newby
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April 8, 2008: Circulation
Gary M Vilke, Jacob W Ufberg, Richard A Harrigan, Theodore C Chan
Acute urinary retention is a common presentation to the Emergency Department and is often simply treated with placement of a Foley catheter. However, various cases will arise when this will not remedy the retention and more aggressive measures will be needed, particularly if emergent urological consultation is not available. This article will review the causes of urinary obstruction and systematically review emergent techniques and procedures used to treat this condition.
August 2008: Journal of Emergency Medicine
Ahmed R Mahmood, Aneesh T Narang
The red eye is one of the most frequent presenting complaints in the emergency department setting. A wide spectrum of disease processes may present as a red eye, ranging from benign self-limiting etiologies to serious vision-threatening ones. The emergency physician must be adept at recognizing "red flags" from the history and physical examination that necessitate immediate treatment and referral. In addition, it is imperative for the emergency physician to recognize the need for immediate versus elective ophthalmologist consultation for the various conditions...
February 2008: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Jonathan A Edlow, Adel M Malek, Christopher S Ogilvy
Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a serious cause of stroke that affects 30,000 patients in North America annually. Due to a wide spectrum of presentations, misdiagnosis of SAH has been reported to occur in a significant proportion of cases. Headache, the most common chief complaint, may be an isolated finding; the neurological examination may be normal and neck stiffness absent. Emergency physicians must decide which patients to evaluate beyond history and physical examination. This evaluation--computed tomography (CT) scanning and lumbar puncture (LP)--is straightforward, but each test has important limitations...
April 2008: Journal of Emergency Medicine
Kenneth T Kwon, Virginia W Tsai
Metabolic diseases can vary as much in clinical presentation as they can in classification, and neonates and infants frequently present with symptoms similar to those seen with other emergencies. Vomiting, alterations in neurologic status, and feeding difficulties are the most prominent features of metabolic emergencies. This article discusses the recognition and management of specific disorders, including diabetic ketoacidosis, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, inborn errors of metabolism, and thyrotoxicosis...
November 2007: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Amandeep Singh, Harrison J Alter, Amy Littlepage
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Acute renal colic is a common presenting complaint to the emergency department. Recently, medical expulsive therapy using alpha-antagonists or calcium channel blockers has been shown to augment stone passage rates of moderately sized, distal, ureteral stones. Herein is a systematic evaluation of the use of medical expulsive therapy to facilitate ureteral stone expulsion. METHODS: We searched the databases of MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register...
November 2007: Annals of Emergency Medicine
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