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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Emergency Medicine
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Emergency Medicine. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) 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.

Thrombectomy for Stroke at 6 to 16 Hours with Selection by Perfusion Imaging
01/01/70 - Endovascular thrombectomy has been shown to be effective for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke in patients with occlusion of the first segment of the middle cerebral artery or occlusion of the internal carotid artery if treatment is initiated within 6 hours. The results of the recently…

Hematometrocolpos in a Teenager
01/01/70 - A 19-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 7-year history of periodic lower abdominal and pelvic pain. She reported no fever, chills, or dysuria. She had not had the onset of menses and had no history of vaginal intercourse. Physical examination revealed a distended lower…

Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens with Compartment Syndrome
01/01/70 - An 81-year-old man with hypertension presented to the emergency department with pain and swelling of the left thigh and lower leg that had developed during the previous several hours. He had no history of recent surgery or trauma and no known personal or family history of clotting disorders. The…

Electrocardiographic Changes in Hypothermia
01/01/70 - A 76-year-old woman with a history of dementia and coronary heart disease was brought to the emergency department after she had been found lying outdoors for an undetermined period; her core body temperature was 26°C (78.8°F) at presentation. An electrocardiogram showed prominent Osborn waves, also…

Hemorrhagic Shock
01/01/70 - Hemorrhagic shock is a form of hypovolemic shock in which severe blood loss leads to inadequate oxygen delivery at the cellular level. If hemorrhage continues unchecked, death quickly follows. The causes of hemorrhage resulting in shock vary widely and include trauma, maternal hemorrhage,…

Monitoring Neuromuscular Function
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Adjunctive Glucocorticoid Therapy in Patients with Septic Shock
01/01/70 - Sepsis, which has been identified by the World Health Organization as a global health priority, has no proven pharmacologic treatment, other than the appropriate antibiotic agents, fluids, and vasopressors as needed; reported death rates among hospitalized patients range between 30% and 45%.…

Toxic Alcohols
01/01/70 - Poisonings by the toxic alcohols (methanol, ethylene glycol, isopropanol, diethylene glycol, and propylene glycol) can cause cellular dysfunction and death, but symptoms may be nonspecific. Delays in diagnosis increase the risk of irreversible organ damage and death. In this review, we discuss the…

In the Balance
01/01/70 - A 71-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of changes in mental status. His partner noted that the patient had become more irritable than usual and was behaving as if other people were in the room with him when no one else was present. The patient had also had…

Butterfly Glioma
01/01/70 - An 83-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 5-hour history of weakness in the left arm, drooping on the right side of the face, slurred speech, and urinary incontinence. A 7-week history of progressive functional and cognitive decline was reported. Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic…

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