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2014-07-28 13:07:01

American College of Emergency Physicians A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine (Statewide Regionalization of Postarrest Care for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Association With Survival and Neurologic Outcome). “We knew lives would be saved if the hospitals implemented the latest...

2014-07-24 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's emergency physicians handle tragic situations too often, but few things are more upsetting than the sudden death of a child -- killed by a piece of a furniture, appliance or a television falling on them. "It can happen in a matter of seconds probably in anyone's home," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. "Every parent or guardian of a young child should look around their homes and...

2014-07-23 08:32:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For critically ill patients arriving at the emergency department, the drug ketamine can safely provide analgesia, sedation and amnesia for rapid, life-saving intubation, despite decades-old studies that suggested it raised intracranial pressure. The results of a systematic review of 10 recent studies of what many emergency physicians regard as a "wonder drug" are published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Effect...

2014-07-18 23:06:05

Gorav Bohil, MD, FACEP Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Gorav Bohil, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Southeast Allen facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Bohil will be leading our newest facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency...

2014-07-15 23:01:12

Stephen Paulson, MD, FACEP to Lead Northwest San Antonio Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Stephen Paulson, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Northwest San Antonio facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Paulson will be the Facility Medical Director of our second facility in San Antonio,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical...

2014-07-11 08:25:05

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young adults who screened positive for a history of hazardous or binge drinking reduced their binge drinking by more than 50 percent after receiving mobile phone text messages following a visit to the emergency department, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("A Text Message Alcohol Intervention for Young Adult Emergency Department Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial")...

2014-07-08 12:26:05

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are all a heartbeat away from needing emergency care" is one of key messages of the Saving Millions campaign of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), highlighting the incredible value of emergency medicine to every community and the efficiency and economic benefits of medical care provided in the nation's emergency departments. http://www.acep.org/savingmillions/. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2014-07-07 12:29:10

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of emergency patients who reported any drug other than marijuana as their primary drug of use, 90.7 percent met the criteria for problematic drug use. Among patients who reported cannabis (marijuana) as their primary drug, almost half (46.6 percent) met the criteria for having a drug problem, according to a study published online Thursday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Identifying Patients with Problematic Drug Use in the...

2014-07-07 12:28:40

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fun outdoors this summer can turn downright dangerous and result in a trip to the emergency department for kids and parents who are not careful. Each year, nearly 12 million children and adolescents under 18 years old visit the ER for injury-related reasons. "Kids are playing outdoors, being active, playing sports and getting exercise and that's the way it should be," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency...

2014-07-02 23:12:57

Randolph Maul, MD, FACEP Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Randolph Maul, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Colorado Springs - North facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Maul will be leading our third facility in Colorado Springs,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....


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Annals of Emergency Medicine
2012-05-04 11:29:56

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1968 and published by Elsevier on behalf of the ACEP. The journal publishes original research, clinical reports, opinion, and educational information related to the practice, teaching, and research of emergency medicine. In addition to general emergency medicine topics, Annals of Emergency Medicine regularly publishes articles on...

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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