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InFocus by James R. Roberts, MD

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Created:   8/18/2009
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InFocus: The Risks of Discharging Psych Patients AMA

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INFOCUS: Discharging Patients AMA: Who Leaves and What Happens to Them?

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InFocus: Standard AMAs Forms Offer No Real Protection

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InFocus: Flumazenil Not Living Up to the Hype

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InFocus: A Bizarre Effect of Long-Term Opioid Use

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InFocus: Adverse Effects Rising from Not-So-Benign Detergent Pods

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InFocus: Treating Sympathomimetic Toxicity

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InFocus: Ketamine an Ideal Treatment for Excited Delirium

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InFocus: No Proven Efficacy for Ketofol over Propofol Alone

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InFocus: Bath Salts: A High that Can End in Death

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InFocus: MDMA/Ecstasy: Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind

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InFocus: Synthetic Cannabinoids: Treating Toxicity

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InFocus: Synthetic Cannabinoids: They're Not Marijuana

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InFocus: The Intricacies and Subtleties of Microscopy

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InFocus: Urine Dipstick Testing: Everything You Need to Know

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InFocus: Time for AHA to Revisit Epinephrine for Cardiac Arrest

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InFocus: ACLS Drugs Provide No Benefit for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

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InFocus: Supplemental Oxygen Can Worsen Outcome for STEMI Patients

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InFocus: Dengue: Another Disease for the Differential

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InFocus: Forgotten but Not Gone: Chikungunya

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InFocus: Appropriate Intravenous Fluids for Traumatic Brain Injury

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InFocus: Yet Another Ketamine Myth Debunked

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InFocus: Providing Naloxone to Non-Medical Personnel Can Prevent OD Deaths without Increasing Abuse

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InFocus: Identifying Life-Threatening Syncope in Children

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InFocus: Intranasal Naloxone for Prehospital Opioid Overdose

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InFocus: Interventions for Sepsis: The ProCESS Trial

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InFocus: FDA Proposes Extended-Release Hydrocodone as Schedule II Drug

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InFocus: Fentanyl-Laced Heroin: A Deadly Combination

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InFocus: Potentially Fatal Side Effect of ACE Inhibitors: Angioedema

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InFocus: No Hard Evidence for Anaphylactic Interventions, but They're Still Standard Fare

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InFocus: Eaten Alive by Krokodil: A Disastrous New Drug of Abuse

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InFocus: Acetyl Fentanyl: New Drug of Abuse More Common than Assumed

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InFocus: Think Twice Before Routinely Administering Oxygen

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InFocus: No Real Risk of Kidney Injury from IV Contrast?

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InFocus: Hydromorphone without Side Effects

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InFocus: Oxymorphone: Opioid Abuse Flying Under the Radar

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InFocus: Epinephrine in Cardiac Arrest: A Therapeutic Dinosaur?

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InFocus: Avoid I&D for Bartholin Gland Abscess, and Try a Word Catheter Instead

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InFocus: The Rather Nasty Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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InFocus: Cutaneous Abscesses: The Use of Antibiotics

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InFocus: Time to Abandon the That's-the-Way-We-Do-It Mentality for Abscess Drainage

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InFocus: Loop Drainage for Cutaneous Abscess

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InFocus: How to be a Real Emergency Physician: An Open Letter to the Recently Graduated and the Seasoned Veteran

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InFocus: Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Laboratory Testing

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InFocus: Neisseria Gonorrhoeae: The Logistical Issues of Treating Sex Partners

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InFocus: Neisseria Gonorrhoeae: The New Superbug

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InFocus: Treatment of Uncomplicated Pyelonephritis in Women

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InFocus: Uncomplicated Acute Cystitis: Times Have Changed

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InFocus: Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases: Far Worse than MRSA?

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InFocus: Scapholunate and Lunate Dislocations: Missed Injuries with Significant Morbidity

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InFocus: ED Evaluation of Occult Hip Fractures

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InFocus: High-Risk Orthopedic Injuries: Tibial Plateau Fracture

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Infocus: ED Treatment of Tasered Patients

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InFocus: The Physiology of TASERs

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InFocus: Treating Extensor Tendon Injuries in the ED

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ED Treatment of Flexor Tendon Injuries

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InFocus: Tendon Injuries of the Hand: Flexor Tendon

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InFocus: Dissecting the ACLS Guidelines on Cardiac Arrest from Toxic Ingestions

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InFocus: ACLS Guidelines: Special Interventions in Cardiac Arrest

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InFocus: Revised ACLS Guidelines Make Minimal Changes to PALS

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InFocus: Update to ACLS Guidelines Means Significant Changes for Emergency Medicine

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InFocus: Dabigatran's Potential to Replace Warfarin

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InFocus: Cases Rare and Unusual but Still Relevant to Emergency Medicine

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InFocus: Dram Shop Laws and Emergency Medicine

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InFocus: The Enigma of the New Stroke Guidelines

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InFocus: Approach to the Anticoagulated Patient with Spontaneous ICH

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InFocus: Control of Blood Pressure in Spontaneous ICH

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InFocus: Fingertip Problems: Felons

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InFocus: Fingertip Problems: Acute Paronychia

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InFocus: Evaluation and Treatment of Subungual Hematoma

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InFocus: Pediatric Patients Leaving Against Medical Advice

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InFocus: Discharging Psychiatric Patients Against Medical Advice

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InFocus: Discharging Patients AMA: Who Leaves? What Happens to Them?

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InFocus: Lack of Liability Protections with Standard AMA Forms

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InFocus: Treatment for Gout

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InFocus: Gout: Unusual Presentations

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Diagnosing Gout: The Basics

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Antidotes You Should Know: Octreotide for Sulfonylurea-Induced Hypoglycemia

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Novel Antidotes for Potentially Life-Threatening Drug Overdoses: Hyperinsulinemia-Euglycemia Therapy

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Novel Antidotes for Potentially Life-Threatening Drug Overdoses: Intravenous Lipid Emulsion

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Now That You're a Real Doctor

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Electrocardiograms You Need to Know: Hyperkalemia

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Electrocardiograms You Need to Know: Tricyclic Antidepressant Toxicity

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Electrocardiograms You Need to Know: Wellens' Syndrome

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Electrocardiograms You Need to Know: Brugada Syndrome

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Clinical Toxicity of Methadone

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Deaths during Methadone Maintenance

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How Methadone Clinics Work

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Miscellaneous Methadone Facts

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Methadone Maintenance: The Basics

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Buprenorphine: Toxicity and Overdose

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Buprenorphine: A Drug You Need to Know About

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Adverse Reactions to Fluoroquinolones

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Adverse Reactions to Fluoroquinolones

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Implantable Medical Devices: Evaluation of an ICD Shock

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Implantable Medical Devices: Basics about the ICD

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MRI in the ED: Odds and Ends

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MRI for CVA

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MRI in the ED

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Radiation Risks of CT Scans: What Now?

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