Tag Archives: emergency medicine

New Arrivals: Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2015 Editions

The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2015 Editions continue the tradition as the leading pocket drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care. The Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia® 2015 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition, now updated … Continue reading




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Emergency Medicine in the Developing World

Global Health Blog – December 2011 I just got back to Botswana after attending the Emergency Medicine in the Developing World conference in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa!  It was exciting to meet so many emergency physicians, residents, paramedics, and … Continue reading




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Bedside Ultrasound Increases the Success Rate for Difficult Lumbar Punctures

Dr. Joseph Esherick Monthly Blog – July 2011 The traditional landmark-guided needle lumbar puncture technique was first described by Heinrich Quincke in 1891[1]This technique utilizes the iliac crest and the posterior lumbar spinous processes to determine the optimal sites for … Continue reading




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