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Emergency Medicine Resources: Wednesday Conference Articles


April 19, 2017

1. Antal, Z. and P. Zhou (2009). "Addison disease." Pediatrics in Review 30(12): 491-493.  

2. Easter, J. S., et al. (2015). "Will Neuroimaging Reveal a Severe Intracranial Injury in This Adult With Minor Head Trauma?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review." Jama 314(24): 2672-2681.

3. Pulia, M. S., et al. (2017). "Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Management of Sepsis." Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 35(1): 199-217.             

4. Raymond, J. and M. J. Brown (2016). "Blood Lead Levels in Children Aged <5 Years - United States, 2007-2013." MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 63(55): 66-72. 


April 12, 2017

1. Bartha, L., et al. (2002). "Persistent cognitive deficits associated with lithium intoxication: a neuropsychological case description." Cortex 38(5): 743-752.

2. Muraille, E. (2016). "The Unspecific Side of Acquired Immunity Against Infectious Disease: Causes and Consequences." Frontiers in Microbiology 6(1525).  

3. Oruch, R., et al. (2014). "Lithium: a review of pharmacology, clinical uses, and toxicity." European Journal of Pharmacology 740: 464-473.

March 9, 2017

1. Carson, J. L., et al. (2016). "Clinical practice guidelines from the aabb: Red blood cell transfusion thresholds and storage." Jama 316(19): 2025-2035.  

2. Long, B. and A. Koyfman (2016). "Red Blood Cell Transfusion in the Emergency Department." J Emerg Med 51(2): 120-130. 

3. Muller, M. C., et al. (2015). "Low-risk transfusion-related acute lung injury donor strategies and the impact on the onset of transfusion-related acute lung injury: a meta-analysis." Transfusion 55(1): 164-175. 

February 8, 2017

1. de Waal, Y. R., et al. (2009). "Secondary ovarian malignancies: frequency, origin, and characteristics." Int J Gynecol Cancer 19(7): 1160-1165. 

2. Fiaschetti, V., et al. (2014). "Hemoperitoneum from corpus luteal cyst rupture: a practical approach in emergency room." Case Rep Emerg Med 2014: 252657. 

February 2, 2017:

1. Arevalo-Rodriguez, I., et al. (2016). "Posture and fluids for preventing post-dural puncture headache." Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(3). 

2. Chu, K. H., et al. (2017). "Acute Headache Presentations to the Emergency Department: A Statewide Cross-sectional Study." Acad Emerg Med 24(1): 53-62. 

3. Mark, D. G., et al. (2015). "Sensitivity of a Clinical Decision Rule and Early Computed Tomography in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage." West J Emerg Med 16(5): 671-676.  

4. McCormack, R. F. and A. Hutson (2010). "Can computed tomography angiography of the brain replace lumbar puncture in the evaluation of acute-onset headache after a negative noncontrast cranial computed tomography scan?" Acad Emerg Med 17(4): 444-451. 

5. Migdal, V. L., et al. (2015). "Risk-Benefit Analysis of Lumbar Puncture to Evaluate for Nontraumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Adult ED Patients." Am J Emerg Med 33(11): 1597-1601.

January 25, 2017: ‚Äč

1. Boggild, A. K., et al. (2015). "Differential diagnosis of illness in travelers arriving from Sierra Leone, Liberia, or

Guinea: a cross-sectional study from the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network." Ann Intern Med 162(11): 757-764.

2. Musoke, C., et al. (2014). "Severe falciparum malaria associated with massive pulmonary

embolism." Ann Afr Med 13(1): 47-49. 

December 14, 2016:

1: Adams J, Murray R 3rd. The general approach to the difficult patient. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1998 Nov;16(4):689-700, v. Review. PubMed PMID: 9889735.

2: Schmidt HG, van Gog T, Ce Schuit S, Van den Berge K, LA Van Daele P, Bueving H, Van der Zee T, W Van den Broek W, Lcm Van Saase J, Mamede S. Do patients' disruptive behaviours influence the accuracy of a doctor's diagnosis? A randomised experiment. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Mar 7. pii: bmjqs-2015-004109. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004109. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26951795.

3: McNabb C, Foot C, Ting J, Breeze K, Stickley M. Profiling patients suspected of drug seeking in an adult emergency department. Emerg Med Australas. 2006 Apr;18(2):131-7. PubMed PMID: 16669938.

September 7, 2016:

1: Bederson JB, Awad IA, Wiebers DO, Piepgras D, Haley EC Jr, Brott T, Hademenos G, Chyatte D, Rosenwasser R, Caroselli C. Recommendations for the management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms: A statement for healthcare professionals from the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2000 Oct 31;102(18):2300-8. PubMed PMID: 11056108.

August 31, 2016:

1: Anderson KK, Tetreault L, Shamji MF, Singh A, Vukas RR, Harrop JS, Fehlings MG, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Arnold PM. Optimal Timing of Surgical Decompression for Acute Traumatic Central Cord Syndrome: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Neurosurgery. 2015 Oct;77 Suppl 4:S15-32. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000946. Review. PubMed PMID: 26378353.

August 3, 2016:

1: Simsek A, Ozgor F, Yuksel B, Bastu E, Akbulut MF, Kucuktopcu O, Sarilar O, Berberoglu AY, Gurbuz ZG. Spontaneous retroperitoneal hematoma associated with anticoagulation therapy and antiplatet therapy: two centers experiences. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2014 Dec 30;86(4):266-9. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2014.4.266. PubMed PMID: 25641448.

2: Sunga KL, Bellolio MF, Gilmore RM, Cabrera D. Spontaneous retroperitoneal hematoma: etiology, characteristics, management, and outcome. J Emerg Med. 2012 Aug;43(2):e157-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2011.06.006. Epub 2011 Sep 10. PubMed PMID: 21911282.

July 27, 2016:

1: Gladwin MT, Vichinsky E. Pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease. N Engl J Med. 2008 Nov 20;359(21):2254-65. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra0804411. Review.

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