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Original Contributions

Clinical Impression and Ascites Appearance Do Not Rule Out Bacterial Peritonitis
Brian Chinnock, Gregory W. Hendey, Hal Minnigan, Jack Butler, Hagop Afarian

Emergency Department Vancomycin Use: Dosing Practices and Associated Outcomes
Brian M. Fuller, Nicholas Mohr, Lee Skrupky, Kristen Mueller, Craig McCammon

Predicting Hospitalization in Children with Acute Asthma
A. Betul Buyuktiryaki, Ersoy Civelek, Demet Can, Fazıl Orhan, Metin Aydogan, Ismail Reisli, Ozlem Keskin, Ahmet Akcay, Mehtap Yazicioglu, Haluk Cokugras, Hasan Yuksel, Dost Zeyrek, A. Kadir Kocak, Bulent E. Sekerel, Turkish Pediatric Asthma Research Group (TURPEDAS)

Clinical Communications: Adults

A Case of Necrotizing Fasciitis with a LRINEC Score of Zero: Clinical Suspicion Should Trump Scoring Systems
Michael P. Wilson, Aaron B. Schneir

Acute Pancreatitis Complicated by ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Milind S. Phadke, Pritesh Punjabi, Sohan Sharma, Sandeep Kide, Jaywant Nawale, Ajay Chaurasia

Case Report: Dealing with a Ventilation Complication after Successful Cricothyrotomy
Jonathan Kei, Paul B. Dohrenwend

Clinical Communications: Pediatrics

Sixteen-Year-old Athlete with Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath due to Pulmonary Emboli
Ann H. Tsung, Justin B. Williams, Allen C. Whitford

Selected Topics: Toxicology

Food Poisoning Associated with Kudoa Septempunctata
Yoshiaki Iwashita, Yoshito Kamijo, Susumu Nakahashi, Akihiro Shindo, Kazuto Yokoyama, Akitaka Yamamoto, Yukinari Omori, Ken Ishikura, Masaki Fujioka, Tsuyoshi Hatada, Taichi Takeda, Kazuo Maruyama, Hiroshi Imai

Selected Topics: Prehospital Care

Diagnostic Accuracy of Prehospital Clinical Prediction Models to Identify Short-term Outcomes in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Systematic Review
Ziad Nehme, Malcolm J. Boyle, Ted Brown

Prehospital Electrocardiographic Manifestations of Acute Myocardial Ischemia Independently Predict Adverse Hospital Outcomes
Jessica K. Zègre Hemsey, Kathleen Dracup, Kirsten E. Fleischmann, Claire E. Sommargren, Steven M. Paul, Barbara J. Drew

Selected Topics: Aeromedical Emergency

Army Flight Medic Performance of Paramedic Level Procedures: Indicated vs. Performed
Scott A. Bier, Erik Hermstad, Christopher Trollman, Melinda Holt

Selected Topics: Neurological Emergencies

Results of an Outpatient Transient Ischemic Attack Evaluation: A 90-Day Follow-Up Study
Emmanuel Montassier, Tao-Xiang Lim, Nicolas Goffinet, Benoît Guillon, Julien Segard, Arnaud Martinage, Gilles Potel, Philippe Le Conte

Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Facilitates Diagnosing a Posterior Shoulder Dislocation
David C. Mackenzie, Otto Liebmann

Pharmacology in Emergency Medicine

Prescribing Habits of Vancomycin in the Emergency Department: Are We Dosing Appropriately?
Jamie M. Rosini, Michael R. Grovola, Brian J. Levine, Neil B. Jasani

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine

Luxatio Erecta of the Hip
Michelle M. Walther, Nicole S. McCoin

Vibration Response Imaging of Lung Function in Acute Asthma in the Emergency Department
David E. Slattery, Charles V. Pollack

Letters to the Editor

Other Causes of Methemoglobinemia in Pediatric Patients and Potential Explanation for Ibuprofen-Induced Methemoglobinemia. In Response to “Toxic Methemoglobinemia Due to Ibuprofen: Report of a Pediatric Case” by Khemiri et al.
Michael A. Darracq, Michael J. Matteucci

CPR Performance – Failure Proved?
Andres Neset, Tonje S. Birkenes, Jo Kramer-Johansen

Response to Neset et al.
Joseph W. Heidenreich, Arthur B. Sanders

Re: Preoxygenation, Reoxygenation, and Delayed Sequence Intubation in the Emergency Department
Stuart Gill, Campbell Edmondson

Re: Preoxygenation, Reoxygenation, and Delayed Sequence Intubation in the Emergency Department
Scott D. Weingart


Google Internet Searches on Residency Applicants Do Not Facilitate the Ranking Process
Nara C. Shin, Edward A. Ramoska, Manish Garg, Adam Rowh, Drew Nyce, Francis DeRoos, Merle Carter, Ronald V. Hall, Bernard L. Lopez, Delaware Valley EM Residency Program Directors Group

Administration of Emergency Medicine

Improved Physician Consult Response Times in an Academic Emergency Department After Implementation of an Institutional Guideline
Joseph M. Geskey, Glenn Geeting, Cheri West, Christopher S. Hollenbeak

Violence: Recognition, Management, and Prevention

Perceived Roles of Emergency Department Physicians Regarding Anticipatory Guidance on Firearm Safety
James H. Price, Amy Thompson, Jagdish Khubchandani, Michael Wiblishauser, Jamie Dowling, Karen Teeple

Humanities and Medicine

Commiseration with a Frontier Trapper: A Reflection by a First-Year Attending Emergency Physician
Todd A. Guth

“The Trapper's Last Shot”: A Response
Richard M. Ratzan

American Academy of Emergency Medicine

American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Brief Reports

Face Mask Ventilation: A Comparison of Three Techniques
Danielle Hart, Robert Reardon, Christopher Ward, James Miner

Pediatric Visits to United States Emergency Departments for Alcohol-Related Disorders
Allison Tadros, Danielle M. Davidov, John Coleman, Stephen M. Davis
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Volume 44 • Issue 5
May 2013

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