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Focus On: The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act

EMTALA imposes specific obligations on Medicare-participating hospitals that offer emergency services.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
over 10 years ago
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Focus On: Emergency Airway Management in the Pregnant Patient

Airway management in the care of the gravid patient is well within the scope of emergency medicine practice. However, it is a little explored topic in the emergency medicine literature.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
over 10 years ago
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Focus On: Treatment Options for Pneumothorax

Define the various types of pneumothoraces. Describe the indications for needle aspiration and small-bore catheter placement in the management of pneumothoraces as outlined by the ACCP and BTS. Discuss the controversies surrounding needle aspiration and small-bore catheter placement for management of pneumothoraces. Identify the characteristics of those patients with pneumothoraces unlikely to be successfully treated with needle aspiration and small-bore catheter placement. Identify sub-sets of patients who have had their pneumothoraces successfully treated with needle aspiration and small-bore catheter placement.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
over 10 years ago
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Therapeutic Hypothermia following Cardiac Arrest

Therapeutic Hypothermia following cardiac arrest has been demonstrated to improve outcomes.  Starting Jan 1, 2009 Ney York City EMS will dorect patients to those hospitals able to delivery such care.   
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 10 years ago
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Myocardial Infarction: PCI and medications

This is the second installment of this topic. In this episode we talk about the role of angioplasty and role of various medications in the treatment of the patient having an MI.  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 10 years ago
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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is a common problem in ICU patients, but it is a problem with many potential causes, and not always a well defined treatment.   
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 10 years ago
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Early Surgery Improves Outcomes Following Critical Burns

<p>Early surgical excision is likely to be the most significant individual variable to imporve the outcome of a patient (adult or child) with a critical burn.&nbsp; Nevertheless, many nonburn physicians still want to apply to 1970 treatment paradigms to this population of injured patients.&nbsp;&nbsp; This episode will hopefull replace these falsehoods with fact supported in the literature.&nbsp; </p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 10 years ago
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Modes of Mechanical Ventilation

A discussion of the various types of ventilators with a focus on the various ventilator modes and types of ventilator cycles.&nbsp; Also presented is the topic of pressure support ventilation (PSV)  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
over 10 years ago
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Expert Round Table with Drs. Hensing and Jackman on Molecular Markers and Sequencing of Therapy for Advanced NSCLC, Case 2 (video)

<p>Case discussion with Drs. Tom Hensing of in Chicago &amp; David Jackman in Boston, discussing practical issues around molecular marker testing &amp; recommended treatments for first line &amp; maintenance therapy for an ex-smoker with a lung adenocarcinoma.</p>  
Howard (Jack) West, MD
over 10 years ago
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Expert Round Table with Drs. Hensing and Jackman on Molecular Markers and Sequencing of Therapy for Advanced NSCLC, Case 2 (audio)

<p>Case discussion with Drs. Tom Hensing of in Chicago &amp; David Jackman in Boston, discussing practical issues around molecular marker testing &amp; recommended treatments for first line &amp; maintenance therapy for an ex-smoker with a lung adenocarcinoma.</p>  
Howard (Jack) West, MD
over 10 years ago
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Q&A on Post-Operative Chemotherapy for Head/Neck Cancer, by Dr. Ezra Cohen (audio)

<p>Q&amp;A session wtih Dr. Ezra Cohen, medical oncologist from the University of Chicago, after his expert overview of head/neck cancer and specific discussion of role of post-operative chemotherapy.</p>  
Howard (Jack) West, MD
over 10 years ago