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Original Contributions

Recognizing Cardiac Syncope in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Trauma
Pradeep K. Bhat, Ganesh Pantham, Sara Laskey, John J. Como, David S. Rosenbaum

Successful Discharge of Children with Gastroenteritis Requiring Intravenous Rehydration
Stephen B. Freedman, Julie M. DeGroot, Patricia C. Parkin

Clinical Communications: Adults

Management of Significant and Widespread, Acute Subcutaneous Emphysema: Should We Manage Surgically or Conservatively?
Richard P. Jeavons, Daniel Dowen, Paul R.P. Rushton, Simon Chambers, Shaun O'Brien

Herniation of the Lung: A Case Report
Carol H. Choe, John J. Kahler

Clinical Communications: Pediatrics

Spontaneous Tracheal Rupture: A Case Report
Loren R. Gorosh, Oscar Ingaramo, David Nelson, Meena Vohra, Michael L. Ciccolo

Selected Topics: Toxicology

Elevated Compartment Pressures from Copperhead Envenomation Successfully Treated with Antivenin
Maryann Mazer-Amirshahi, Amy Boutsikaris, Cathleen Clancy

Selected Topics: Prehospital Care

Physician Roles in Tactical Emergency Medical Support: The First 20 Years
Jason B. Young, Matthew J. Sena, Joseph M. Galante

Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine

Bedside Ultrasound Maximizes Patient Satisfaction
Zoe D. Howard, Vicki E. Noble, Keith A. Marill, Dana Sajed, Marcio Rodrigues, Bianca Bertuzzi, Andrew S. Liteplo

Emergency Biliary Sonography: Utility of Common Bile Duct Measurement in the Diagnosis of Cholecystitis and Choledocholithiasis
Brent A. Becker, Eric Chin, Eric Mervis, Craig L. Anderson, Masaru H. Oshita, J. Christian Fox

New Heights in Ultrasound: First Report of Spinal Ultrasound from the International Space Station
Thomas H. Marshburn, Chris A. Hadfield, Ashot E. Sargsyan, Kathleen Garcia, Douglas Ebert, Scott A. Dulchavsky

Clinical Laboratory in Emergency Medicine

Reflect Urine Culture Cancellation in the Emergency Department
Christopher W. Jones, Karissa D. Culbreath, Abhi Mehrotra, Peter H. Gilligan

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine

New-Onset Variable Width Tachycardia
Richard A. Harrigan

Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia
Gabriel Wardi, Daniel Lasoff, Amanda Cobb, Stephen Hayden

Letters to the Editor

Sensitivity and Specificity of the Vaginal Wet Prep
John W. Hafner, Timothy J. Schaefer

Reply to Drs. Hafner and Schaefer
Christopher K. Schott, Bruce Lo


Reciprocal Learning with Task Cards for Teaching Basic Life Support (BLS): Investigating Effectiveness and the Effect of Instructor Expertise on Learning Outcomes. A Randomized Controlled Trial
Peter Iserbyt, Liesbet Mols, Nathalie Charlier, Sophie De Meester

Preparing Emergency Physicians for Malpractice Litigation: A Joint Emergency Medicine Residency-law School Mock Trial Competition
Dainius A. Drukteinis, Kelly O'Keefe, Tracy Sanson, David Orban

Administration of Emergency Medicine

Patient and Provider Perceptions of Why Patients Seek Care in Emergency Departments
Lana Lobachova, David F.M. Brown, Julia Sinclair, Yuchaio Chang, Korie Zink Thielker, John T. Nagurney

Perspectives on Visitors in the Emergency Department: Their Role and Importance
Vicken Y. Totten, Tara K. Bryant, Apoorva K. Chandar, Wyatt B. Hoch, Stephanie L. Hunter, Nikita J. Patel, Barry E. Brenner

American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Brief Reports

Heart Failure Beliefs and Self-Care Adherence While Being Treated in an Emergency Department
Nancy M. Albert, Phillip Levy, Elizabeth Langlois, Benjamin Nutter, Dongsheng Yang, Vijaya Arun Kumar, Patrick Medado, Elizabeth Nykun

Randomized Trial of Bilevel versus Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Acute Pulmonary Edema
Timothy Liesching, David L. Nelson, Karen L. Cormier, Andrew Sucov, Kathy Short, Rod Warburton, Nicholas S. Hill

Clinical Reviews

Pediatric Lumbar Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis
William Bonadio

Book and Other Media Reviews

Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, 2nd edition
Edward J. Otten


Metformin Reduces Airway Glucose Permeability and Hyperglycemia-induced Staphylococcus Aureus Load Independently of Effects on Blood Glucose: Garnett JP, Baker EH, Naik S et al. Thorax 2013;68:835–45.
Alex Badulak

What Does the Law Say to Good Samaritans? A Review of Good Samaritan Statutes in 50 States and on US Airlines. Stewart PH, Agin WS, Douglas SP. Chest 2013;143:1774–83.
Java Tunson

Short-term Impact of the Smokefree Legislation in England on Emergency Hospital Admissions for Asthma Among Adults: A Population Based Study: Sims M, Maxwell R, Gilmore A. Thorax 2013;68:619–24.
Shea Cheney

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Alterations in the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Recipients: Tandra S, Chalasani N, Jones DR et al. Ann Surg 2013;258:262–9.
Alex Badulak

Cause of Death Within 30 Days of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in an Era of Mandatory Outcome Reporting: Bhuvnesh A, Ellis SG, Lincoff AM, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013;62:409–15.
Java Tunson

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Volume 46 • Issue 1
January- 2014

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