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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Emergency Medicine. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Hand Procedures
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One-Year Outcomes after PCI Strategies in Cardiogenic Shock
31/12/69 - Early revascularization has been shown to reduce mortality among patients with acute myocardial infarction that is complicated by cardiogenic shock. Most patients with cardiogenic shock present with multivessel coronary artery disease, which is associated with higher mortality than single-vessel…

A Randomized Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
31/12/69 - In attempting to reduce the rate of death and disability associated with cardiac arrest worldwide, emergency medical workers have few effective treatments other than early initiation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and prompt defibrillation. For more than 50 years, treatment strategies have…

Testing Epinephrine for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
31/12/69 - The administration of epinephrine has been part of the resuscitation of patients with cardiac arrest since the 1960s. The rationale for the use of epinephrine includes evidence from studies in animals and from clinical trials in humans that increasing vasomotor tone during circulatory collapse and…

MRI-Guided Intravenous Alteplase for Stroke ? Still Stuck in Time
31/12/69 - Time is a critical determinant of patient eligibility for intravenous thrombolysis in acute stroke. In such patients, intravenous alteplase is routinely administered up to 4.5 hours after the onset of symptoms, but even within this window, earlier treatment leads to better outcomes. Restriction of…

MRI-Guided Thrombolysis for Stroke with Unknown Time of Onset
31/12/69 - Intravenous thrombolysis with alteplase, a recombinant tissue plasminogen activator, is the standard medical treatment for acute ischemic stroke within 4.5 hours after the onset of symptoms. In 14 to 27% of strokes, the time of symptom onset is not known, frequently because stroke symptoms are…

Whistling Cough
31/12/69 - A 4-year-old boy presented to the otorhinolaryngology outpatient clinic with a 2-day history of persistent cough that had an intermittent whistling character (see video). The patient had no history or symptoms of viral infection of the upper respiratory tract, and he otherwise felt well. His…

Firearm Injuries and Violence Prevention ? The Potential Power of a Surgeon General?s Report
31/12/69 - In the aftermath of the mass shooting at a social services center in San Bernardino, California, in 2015, President Barack Obama suggested that the relationship between firearm ownership and gun injuries might be as strong as the connection between cigarette smoking and lung cancer. The full extent…

Acute Dacryocystitis
31/12/69 - A 4-week-old boy was brought to the emergency department after having drainage from both eyes for 2 days and redness and swelling under his left eye for 1 day. The perinatal history was uncomplicated, and he was breast-feeding well. Physical examination revealed a temperature of 38.2°C, purulent…

Mobile Automated External Defibrillator Response System during Road Races
31/12/69 - To the Editor: The number of marathon races and other road races has rapidly increased in Japan, as have the number of sudden cardiac arrests during these races. We developed a rapid mobile automated external defibrillator (AED) system to provide early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and AED…

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