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  American College of Emergency Physicians
Emergency physician input essential to reflect current practice characteristics.
Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving the Outcomes - New book about common mistakes when dealing with high-risk conditions.
Forensic Emergency Medicine - Updated coverage of motor vehicle accidents, DNA evidence, and new drugs of abuse.
www.acep.org   (122 words)

  Learn more about Emergency medicine in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Emergency medicine is a branch of medicine that is practiced in a hospital emergency department, in the field (in a modified form; see EMS), and other locations where initial medical treatment of trauma and illness takes place.
Emergency medicine is oriented to situations in which care is required immediately and does not usually concern itself with long-term care (although, obviously, EM physicians and pre-hospital technicians will do everything they can in their treatment to improve the long-term outcome of a patient).
See medical emergency for specific lists of medical emergencies and how best to respond.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /e/em/emergency_medicine_1.html   (224 words)

 Dev Emergency Medicine at NCEMI: emergency medicine and primary care resources
Diana Fite, a 53-year-old emergency medicine specialist in Houston and a mother of eight, knew her blood pressure readings had been dangerously high for...
William Shibe, MD, is the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Phoenixville Hospital.
Aim: To identify the extent to which emergency departments (EDs) in England are involved in the initiation of the pathway to early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock.
www.ncemi.org   (2061 words)

 ABEM - American Board of Emergency Medicine
EMCC represents an important shift from periodic evaluation and certification of Emergency Medicine specialists to diplomates' continuous certification activity.
It is the position of ABEM and ABFM that combined training in EM/FM is the sole recognized pathway for EM residents to train in FM and the sole recognized pathway for FM residents to train in EM, other than completion of both categorical EM and FM residency programs accredited by the ACGME.
ABEM works with other Emergency Medicine organizations and other national medical organizations to accomplish its mission and purposes.
www.abem.org /public   (680 words)

 WSBTV.com - Health Encyclopedia - Poison Ivy - Oak - Sumac
Call or see your health care provider for advice about visiting the emergency room.
Unless the reaction is severe, the individual will probably not need to visit the emergency room.
The information provided herein should not be used duringany medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment ofany medical condition.
www.wsbtv.com /encyclopedia/6863595/detail.html   (480 words)

 Emergency Medicine Guide | Emergency Assistance | First Aid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
SOS This is the traditional seafaring emergency call to "Save Our Ship!" - to rush first aid to a sinking vessel...
Creating the perfectly stocked first aid kit may be too inexpensive, or the effort of traveling to different stores to buy the supplies too time consuming...
Be prepared for an emergency on the road, in the air, or anywhere on vacation...
emergencymedicine.info   (795 words)

 Emergency Medicine
Though treated with cephalexin, this teenager's rash continues to spread.
EMERGENCY MEDICINE'S online features are now indexed by topic.
EM's editor-in-chief ponders "TLC" for emergency department patients.
www.emedmag.com   (284 words)

 Emergency Medicine Journal Watch: Medical Articles, Commentary
Keep on top of the latest research relevant to emergency medicine with succinct perspectives by leading experts in the field.
Emergency physicians in community hospital settings provide safe and effective pediatric procedural sedation.
Journal Watch Emergency Medicine summarizes important medical journal articles about a wide variety of subjects relevant to the practice of emergency medicine including acute coronary syndrome, airway management, asthma, cardiac arrest, chest pain, endotracheal intubation, head trauma, pulmonary embolism, sedation, and stroke.
em.jwatch.org   (369 words)

 NBC11.com - Health Encyclopedia - Hypothermia
As people develop hypothermia, their abilities to think and move are often lost slowly.
In fact, they may even be unaware that they need emergency treatment.
Poor circulation, which is more likely from age, tight clothing or boots, cramped positions, fatigue, certain medications, smoking, alcohol, and diseases that affect the blood vessels (such as diabetes)
www.nbc11.com /encyclopedia/6859226/detail.html   (739 words)

 EMJ - Emergency Medicine Journal
Stay up-to-date with evidence based research and best practice in medicine.
Epistaxis: the no frills guide to management: in association with the Emergency Medicine Journal
© 2007 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and the British Association for Accident and Emergency Medicine
emj.bmj.com   (76 words)

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