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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Emergency Medicine. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 9-2017: A 27-Year-Old Woman with Nausea, Vomiting, Confusion, and Hyponatremia
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Meaghan E. Colling (Medicine): A 27-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital because of nausea, vomiting, confusion, and hyponatremia. The patient had been well until 1 week before admission, when she had nausea and nonbloody, nonbilious emesis. She did not seek…

Fournier?s Gangrene
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Early, Goal-Directed Therapy for Septic Shock ? A Patient-Level Meta-Analysis
01/01/70 - In 2001, Rivers and colleagues reported on a 263-patient, single-center, randomized, controlled trial of early, goal-directed therapy (EGDT) versus usual care in patients presenting with septic shock to an urban emergency department in the United States. EGDT is a 6-hour resuscitation protocol for…

Instantaneous Wave-free Ratio versus Fractional Flow Reserve to Guide PCI
01/01/70 - Coronary revascularization is warranted only if a patient has one or more coronary-artery stenoses that are hemodynamically important. Large randomized studies have shown that fractional flow reserve (FFR) is superior to angiographic assessment for the detection of hemodynamically important…

Iodide-Associated Sialadenitis
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Opioid-Prescribing Patterns of Emergency Physicians and Risk of Long-Term Use
01/01/70 - Rates of opioid prescribing and opioid-related overdose deaths have quadrupled in the United States over the past three decades. This epidemic has increasingly affected the elderly Medicare population, among whom rates of hospitalization for opioid overdoses quintupled from 1993 through 2012. The…

Gas in the Left Atrium and Ventricle
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Addressing the Fentanyl Threat to Public Health
01/01/70 - Fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid, poses an increasing public health threat. Low production costs encourage suppliers to "cut" heroin with the drug, particularly white powder heroin sold in the eastern United States. Fentanyl also appears as a prevalent active ingredient in counterfeit…

Approach to Fever in the Returning Traveler
01/01/70 - Fever in the returning traveler is a common clinical scenario that often leads to hospitalization and may be the only symptom of a serious or life-threatening illness. Three percent of 784 Americans who traveled abroad for short periods reported an episode of febrile illness, and fever was the…

Calcific Pancreatitis Associated with Alcohol Use
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