This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Mimi Lu, Ilene Claudius and Chris Amato, focuses on Pediatric Emergency Medicine. This is one of four issues each year selected by the series consulting editor, Dr. Amal Mattu. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: High-risk medicolegal issues in PEM: meningitis, appendicitis, fractures, Respiratory Emergencies: intubation, non-invasive, trach emergencies , supraglottic airways, Neck Trauma: cervical spine, seatbelt signs, penetrating palate injuries, Cardiac Emergencies, Fever and Tox: New Designer Drugs.
Edited by Mimi Lu, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Ilene Claudius, M.D., David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department Emergency Medicine, UCLA Emergency Medicine and Christopher S. Amato, M.D., FAAP, FACEP, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Medical Director, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Atlantic, Attending Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine,
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