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Filed Under: Tags: , , June 23rd, 2016 Leave a Comment

Acute nontraumatic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocations are uncommon presentations in the ED that occur after excessive mouth opening. Common circumstances include laughing, yawning and dental extraction. The most common TMJ dislocation is the anterior form and reduction can be labor intensive,
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This post discusses TMJ dislocations and the numerous reduction techniques.
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Journal Review

Filed Under: Tags: , , , , March 24th, 2016 2 Comments

In cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), chest compressions are frequently interrupted to provide rescue breathing. It has been documented in several pig models that these pauses are associated with a decrease in coronary perfusion pressure.
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Filed Under: Tags: , , , February 18th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Current American Heart Association (AHA) recommendations suggest that high-risk patients with unstable angina or NSTEMI should undergo early invasive intervention. Risk stratifying these patients generally relies on serial EKGs and troponins,
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Though rarely encountered outside endemic areas of West Africa, it is critical for Emergency Physicians to recognize Ebola.
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Sarah Yee, MD