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2013-11-18 10:31:22

Injuries from the Tough Mudder The Tough Mudder, an extreme sports event that bills itself as "probably the toughest event on the planet," resulted in injuries ranging from multiple electrical burns to seizure-induced Todd's paralysis. A case series of serious injuries sustained by participants in one such race was reported online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine "Unique Obstacle Race Injuries at an Extreme Sports Event: A Case Series." "No training on earth can adequately prepare...

2013-11-05 10:39:37

While approximately one-third of transgender (trans) patients needed emergency care in the previous year, only 71 percent of those with self-reported need indicated they were able to obtain care, which researchers theorize may be due to "perceptions and previous experiences of trans-related discrimination or poor care." The Canadian study, the first to analyze emergency department avoidance, use and experience by trans people, was published online Friday in Annals of Emergency Medicine....

2013-10-23 23:30:28

New Facility Scheduled to Open in Early November Lewsville, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Mansfield, Texas. “I am pleased to announce that we will be opening our 22nd facility in Mansfield, Texas this November,” said Dr. Mike Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing...

2013-10-08 23:33:46

First Choice Emergency Room Announces More Facilities in DFW Metroplex Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Garland, Texas in late October. “We are pleased to be bringing the highest quality emergency medical care to Garland,” said Dr. Mike Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First Choice Emergency Room...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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