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Review by Alisa Hayes M.D.
Column organized by Evan Schwarz M.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
Division of Emergency Medicine

 
Citation: Spiro DM, Tay K, et al.  Wait-and-see prescription for the treatment of acute otitis media:  a randomized controlled trial.  JAMA. Sept 2006;296(10):1235-1241. by Dr. Alisa Hayes

Review by Chet Schrader
Column organized by Evan Schwarz
Washington University in St. Louis
Division of Emergency Medicine
 
Citation:
Institute of Medicine.  IOM Report:  the future of emergency care in the United States health system.  Acad Emerg Med.  Oct 2006;13(10):1081-1085.
 
Review by Dana Hendry, MD
edited by Evan Schwarz,
Washington University Emergency
Medicine Residency Program MD

Citation:
Bradley EH, Herrin J, et al.  Strategies for reducing the door-to-balloon time in acute myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med. Nov 2006; 355(22): 2308-2320.


Review by Jose Vega, MD
Column Organized by Evan Schwarz, MD
Division of Emergency Medicine
Washington University
 
Citation: 
Thomsen TW et al.  Arthocentesis of the Knee.  The New England Journal of Medicine 2006; 354:e19.
Review by Ryan Petersen, MD
Column organized by Evan Schwarz, MD
Division of Emergency Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis
 
Citation:
Kales SN, Christiani DC. Acute chemical emergencies. N Engl J Med. Feb 2004;350(8):800-808.

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