The unexpected wave
In March of 2020, I submitted a version of the following op-ed piece to my local newspaper, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1).The TsunamiI am standing on the shore, watching the massive waves build. So far, the tide has receded and the air has stilled, as if holding its breath. Waiting.I am an ER doctor at a large university hospital, and I am terrified. During my extensive period of training and years as an attending physician, I have learned to save lives, endure sleepless nights, give comfort, and master my fears. (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Kristen L Mueller Source Type: research

A Sight For Sore Eyes
A 65-year-old man with a history of hypertension, retinal detachment, and bilateral cataracts presented to the emergency department with the discovery of a firm object exiting his left eye on awakening from sleep. There was no reported history of ocular trauma or preceding ocular symptoms. He reported mild irritation and discomfort. Prior retinal detachment and cataracts were repaired approximately 15 years earlier. Examination revealed a square-ended translucent object exiting between the inferior aspect of the globe and lower eyelid (Figure  1), reactive pupil, conjunctival inflammation, intact extraocular movements, pr...
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Cynthia Gaudet, Michelle Crispo, Xiangyu Wang, Michael Leslie, Matthew Kerr Tags: Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine Source Type: research

Early Prediction of Intensive Care Admission in Emergency Department Patients With Asthma
Emergency physicians must choose whether patients with asthma are admitted to a hospital ward or a higher level of care, such as an intermediate care unit (IMC) or intensive care unit (ICU). (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michael D. Witting, Rami B. Yanes, Ryan M. Thompson, Dan Lemkin, Zachary D.W. Dezman Tags: Original Contributions Source Type: research

Editorial Board
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Issue Highlights
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Contents
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(LEFT) Partial Contents; (RIGHT) Elsevier E-alert 1/2 pg vertical BW filler
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Instructions for Authors
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Vasopressor Initiation within 1 Hour of Fluid Loading is Associated with Increased Mortality in Septic Shock Patients; Analysis of National Registry Data
Yeo HJ, Lee YS, Kim TH, et al. Critical Care Medicine. Oct 6, 2021; PMID: 34612848 DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000005363. (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
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Tranexamic Acid in Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Dionne, JC, Oczkowski SJW, Hunt BJ, et al. Crit Care Med. 2021 Oct 27. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000005362. Online ahead of print. (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
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Effect of Slower vs Faster Intravenous Fluid Bolus Rates on Mortality in Critically Ill Patients: The BaSICS Randomized Clinical Trial
Zampieri FG, Machado FR, Biondi RS, et al. JAMA. 2021;326(9):830-838. (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research

Efficacy and Safety of Nonantibiotic Outpatient Treatment in Mild Acute Diverticulutis (DINAMO-study) A Multicentre, Randomised, Open-label, Noninferiority Tial
Laura Mora-L ópez, Neus Ruiz-Edo, Oscar Estrada-Ferrer, et al. Annals of Surgery. 2021; 274 (5): e435-e442. (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
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Preliminary evidence-based method of medical kit design for wilderness expeditions modeled by a high-altitude expedition to mount kilimanjaro
This report describes a preliminary method for predicting medical events to determine medical supply requirements for a wilderness expedition. The performance of this method was evaluated using data from the 2017 Equal Playing Field (EPF) expedition to Mount Kilimanjaro. (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Thomas D. Wagner, Megan Paul, Connor A. Tukel, Benjamin Easter, Dana R. Levin Tags: Selected Topics: Prehospital Care Source Type: research

Is TXA Effective Compared with Anterior Nasal Packing (ANP) in Achieving Cessation of Bleeding in Patients with Anterior Epistaxis?
Date of Analysis: 10/2021 (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Erick Torres, Macey Yates Johnson, Katherine Seebald, Pranav Kachhi Tags: Critically Appraised Topic Summaries Source Type: research

Lethal Bradycardia
His heart beat slow, his brain beat slower yet. (Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Richard M. Ratzan Tags: Humanities and Medicine Source Type: research