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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Emergency Medicine
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.

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
31/12/69 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. A 17-year-old…

Case 22-2017: A 21-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Myalgias
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Nkemdilim Mgbojikwe (Medicine): A 21-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital during the winter because of fever, headache, and myalgias. The patient had been well until 4 days before this admission, when fever, chills, fatigue, malaise, retro-orbital headache, and…

Bronchoscopic Removal of an Obstructing Broncholith
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Eye Injury from a Firecracker
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
31/12/69 - Reports of violence, injury, and death appear daily on headline news. More than 70% of adults worldwide experience a traumatic event at some time in their lives, and 31% experience four or more events. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most prevalent psychopathological consequence of…

Cluster-Randomized, Crossover Trial of Head Positioning in Acute Stroke
31/12/69 - The prognosis in patients with acute ischemic stroke is determined according to the location and size of the occluded cerebral vessel, the extent of collateral blood flow, and the time to reperfusion therapy. Small, nonrandomized studies have indicated that the lying-flat position (i.e. fully…

State Sepsis Mandates ? A New Era for Regulation of Hospital Quality
31/12/69 - Sepsis is a major cause of illness and death in the United States, affecting more than 1.5 million Americans each year at an annual cost of over $20 billion. To improve outcomes of sepsis, policymakers are increasingly using regulatory mechanisms intended to provide incentives to clinicians and…

Time to Treatment and Mortality during Mandated Emergency Care for Sepsis
31/12/69 - More than 1.5 million cases of sepsis occur in the United States annually, and many patients with sepsis present to the emergency department. International clinical practice guidelines and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recommend the prompt identification of sepsis and…

Management of Septic Shock
31/12/69 - Ms. Jones has been admitted to the ICU with septic shock and is receiving vasopressors to elevate her mean arterial pressure. Shortly after her arrival, her condition deteriorates, and intubation and mechanical ventilation are initiated because of acute lung injury. The increased lactate level and…

Early, Goal-Directed Therapy for Septic Shock ? A Patient-Level Meta-Analysis
31/12/69 - In 2001, Rivers and colleagues reported on a 263-patient, single-center, randomized, controlled trial of early, goal-directed therapy (EGDT) versus usual care in patients presenting with septic shock to an urban emergency department in the United States. EGDT is a 6-hour resuscitation protocol for…

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