Academic Emergency Medicine

Cover image for Vol. 24 Issue 1

Edited By: Jeffrey A. Kline, MD

Online ISSN: 1553-2712

Associated Title(s): AEM Education and Training

Virtual Issues


Welcome to the Academic Emergency Medicine Virtual Issues page

You can access the following Virtual Issues from the journal online now. All Virtual Issues will be updated on an ongoing basis as new articles are published.

Emergency Medical Services

The EMS "virtual issue" features key articles from Academic Emergency Medicine, covering topics such as disaster, trauma, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, refusal-of-care, and many others.

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Statistics and Research Methodology

These articles were compiled based on recommendations from Academic Emergency Medicine and Annals of Emergency Medicine statistical/methods reviewers, recognition as “landmark” statistical publications and frequently cited methodology articles. Papers from emergency medicine journals (Academic Emergency Medicine, Annals of Emergency Medicine and Prehospital Emergency Care) are featured. However, additional references are provided for each topic from non-emergency medicine journals (many of which are written by emergency physicians) as potentially helpful references.

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Injury Prevention

The injury prevention “virtual issue” is a collection of key articles from Academic Emergency Medicine which focuses on the different types of injury that the emergency physician might encounter, including both intentional (domestic violence, assault, suicide, weapons) and unintentional (drugs/alcohol, poisoning, sports). The epidemiology of injury is also covered.

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Toxicology

The toxicology “virtual issue” is a collection of key articles from Academic Emergency Medicine on the effects of toxins on the human body, recognizing and treating these effects, and developing the basic science of toxicology. The issue covers abused substances as well as other toxins perhaps less commonly seen by the emergency physician.

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Ultrasound

The ultrasound "virtual issue" is a collection of key articles from Academic Emergency Medicine on the use of ultrasound in emergency medicine. Ultrasound can be used by the emergency physician to help diagnose a range of conditions, often at the bedside, and perform a variety of procedures. This collection of papers focuses on the situations and conditions that the emergency physician may need to employ ultrasound in, as well as covering education and training. .

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Geriatrics

The geriatrics “virtual issue” is a collection of key articles from Academic Emergency Medicine on the emergency management of the older patient. As the population ages, increasing proportions of emergency department visits are being made by older patients. Assessing and managing these patients is a skill of growing importance to the practicing emergency physician.

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Education

The education "virtual issue" is a collection of key articles from Academic Emergency Medicine on education research methods.

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Ethics

The ethics "virtual issue" is a collection of key articles on the subject from Academic Emergency Medicine.

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