Academic Emergency Medicine
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- Ovid from 2008, Ebscoatoz, Ebsconet, Ebsco, Wiley from 1994, Rcgp, and Ingenta
To be useful in development of clinical decision rules, clinical variables must demonstrate acceptable agreement when assessed by different observers. The objective was to determine the interobserver agreement in the assessment of historical and physical examination findings of children undergoi...
TASER electronic control devices (ECDs) are used by law enforcement to subdue aggressive persons. Some deaths temporally proximate to their use have occurred. There is speculation that these devices can cause dangerous cardiac rhythms. Swine research supports this hypothesis and has reported sig...
The Academy of Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM) provides a forum for the collaborative exchange of ideas among emergency medicine (EM) medical student educators, a platform for the advancement of education, research, and faculty development, and establishes for the first time a n...
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is associated with abnormal concentrations of many proteins involved in inflammation, hemostasis, and vascular injury. The authors quantified the diagnostic accuracy of a battery of protein biological markers for the detection of PE in emergency department (ED) patients. ...
Understanding the impact of overcrowding in pediatric emergency departments (PEDs) on quality of care is a growing concern. Boarding admitted patients in the PED and increasing emergency department (ED) visits are two potentially significant factors affecting quality of care. The objective was t...
The objective was to study the association between factors related to emergency department (ED) crowding and patient satisfaction. The authors performed a retrospective cohort study of all patients admitted through the ED who completed Press-Ganey patient satisfaction surveys over a 2-year perio...
The objective was to determine if there is a difference in pain relief or frequency and severity of side effects in emergency department (ED) patients with primary headache treated with either intramuscular (IM) olanzapine or IM droperidol. This was a prospective, randomized nonblinded clinical ...