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February 2005

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FROM THE EDITOR

IJEM - New Developments!

Joseph B. Leibman MD 

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TOXICOLOGY 

Relatively New Antidotes: Fomepizole, Octreotide, and Hyperinsulinemia Therapy

 

Robert J. Hoffman, MD, Mustafa Al-Chiabi, MD, Maria Ho, DO

 

Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology: Past, Present, Future. A Very Personal Overview

Lewis R. Goldfrank, MD

 

The Agony of "Ecstasy": 3.4-Methelendioxymethamphetamine ("Ecstasy')- Induced   SIADH and Symptomatic Hyponatremia

Ann Katzur MD, Matthew Shafiroff, MD,  Robert J. Hoffman, MD

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EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Corticosteroids in Acute Bacterial Meningitis

Sanjit R. Konda, Barry  M. Diner, MD, MSc (Candidate)

 

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)

Shmuel Lusim, MD, Jalal Ashkar, MD

 

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Volume 5, Number 1

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MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY

A Case of  Low Back Pain

Barry  Brenner MD, PhD, C Robinson, MD, W Duda,  MD, L Kass, MD

 

 

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CLINICAL CONTROVERSIES

The Case Against Thrombolysis

Joseph B Leibman, MD

 

Thrombolysis for Stroke in Israel: Will We Step Up or Sit Out?

Michael J. Drescher, MD

 

Thrombolysis for Stroke: USA, 2005

Alan Jon Smally, MD

 

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EMERGENCY MEDICINE UPDATE

Emergency Medicine Update- Jan 2005

Joseph B Leibman, MD

 

EMU Looks at:Dizziness

Joseph B. Leibman,  MD

 

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Support for publishing this issue was provided though a generous contribution from the Azrieli Foundation for the betterment of the health of the people of Israel and the word.