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NEXT ISSUE - OCTOBER 2005:  Focus on Radiology, with: Reflections of an Academic Emergency Radiologist, Selective  Radiographic Imaging in the ED, Imaging  of the neck, and more.. evidenced based medicine, ECG challenges, Original Research, Images in Medicine, and a Break in the Action! (DEadline for submissions: Sept. 01, 2005) 

 

 

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July 2005

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FROM THE EDITORS

State of the Journal

Steven M. Friedman, MD, MPH

 

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TRAUMA: FOCUS ON HEAD INJURY

Evidenced Base Medicine: Corticosteroids for Acute Traumatic Brain Injury

Adam Kennah, MD, Comilla Sasson, MD, Barry Diner, MD

 

CRASH2: Clinical Randomization of an Antifibrinolytic in Significant Haemorrhage

Tim Coats, MD, Beverley Hunt MD,  Ian Roberts MD, Haleema Shakur

 

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OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

Emergency Contraception: A Review

Amy Olin-Jenkinson,  MD, Carolyn Sachs, MD, MPH

 

Hematometra: An Unusual Case of Suprapubic Pain in an Adult

Sam G. Campbell. MD, Rebecca Dobson, MD

 

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OTOLARYNGOLOGY / HEAD AND MECK SURGERY

Self Piercing of the Lip: A Case Report

Lance Edwards, DDS, Nick Blanas DDS, Steven M. Friedman MD, MPH, Howard I. Holmes,  DDS, Dip.OMFS

 

 

Numb Chin Syndrome:  An Initial Presentation of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Alberto Kurzbaum MD, Shay Yeganeh  MD, Milad Qarawany, Joseph Reifler MD

 

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CARDIOLOGY

ECG Challenge: Chills Down My Spine

Michael J. Drescher, MD

 

Volume 5, Number 3

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RADIOLOGY

Radiology Challenge: The Shifting Shoulder

Michael I. Zucker, MD, Gelareh Zargaraff, MD, 

 

 

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MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY

Sudden Macroglossia: How Would You Manage This Patient?

Michael J. Drescher, MD

 

 

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EM RESEARCH

Emergency Physician Work, Communication and Interruptions: A Human Factors Approach

Steven M Friedman MD, MPH, Roman Elinson, M.D, Tamara Arenovich M.Sc

 

An Emergency Department Protocol for the Management of Cellulitis: A CQI Pilot Project

Sam G. Campbell MB BCh, Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz MSc, Susan Pierce B Pharm, BSc, Rebecca Burton-MacLeod MD BSc,  Dorita Gerami  B Pharm

 

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BIOSTATISTICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

Rethinking Statistics: Basing Efficacy Alpha Levels on Safety Data in Randomized Trials

Vance W. Berger, PhD; Ginny Hsieh, PhD

 

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A BREAK IN THE ACTION

City as Mother

Joseph B. Leibman, MD

 

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Support for publishing this issue was provided through a generous contribution from the Azrieli Foundation.