EMU Monthly – January 2006

1) 192,136 patients in a metaanalysis showed that people taking lower than 100 mg of aspirin (average 81mg) had much less bleeding than those taking more than 100 a day. This included minor bleeding as well, and any bleeding at the time of the studies but it still may be a useful study. It may […]

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EMU Monthly – December 2005

1)   One of my often claimed points in EM is individualization. It is easy to say that after 6 hours you increase infections rates in limbs that require suturing, but I think we all agree that a diabetic has much less than six hours, and a young kid with a healthy immune system probably has […]

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EMU Monthly – November 2005

1)    Nesiritide is being heavily marketed here in Israel as a treatment for CHF, but this drug has been shown to increase mortality and length of stay in the hospital when compared with nitroglycerine. While there are many articles now out on this subject, I wanted our database to include at least one (Circ 29 […]

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EMU Monthly – Arm

SERIES: ORTHOPEDICS FOR THE PRACTICING EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN I. The Arm   Yosef Leibman, MD   Affiliation: Director of Emergency Medicine Bikur Holim Hospital Jerusalem, Israel   Address for correspondence: Department of Emergency Medicine Bikur Holim Hospital 5 Neeivim St. Jerusalem ISRAEL   Running title: Emergency Management of Arm Injuries   MeSH words: Elbow dislocation, […]

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