The home pages of West Virginia and Iowa AAFP have been updated. Please visit
them in the Chapter News Section on MedConnect.
The following programs are now presented at http://www.medconnect.com
Challenging Cases in Emergency Pediatrics-Part II. Eight cases are discussed
with photographs and JAVA Scripting quizzes.
TOXICOLOGY CASE OF THE MONTH
Treating a Toxic Twister: A Case of vomiting and toxic ingestion.
EMERGENCY MEDICINE NEWS AT YOUR DESKTOP
Presents abstracts and discussions from the most recent journals in Emergency
Medicine. Readers are welcome to participate in the discussions.
(*) Use of Ultrasound to determine need for Laprotomy in Trauma Patients. Guest Commentary presented by MICHAEL HELLER, MD, FACEP, Program Director, Emergency
Medicine Residency of Lehigh Valley, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Temple
University School of Medicine
(*) Intravenous Magnesium Therapy for Moderate to Severe Pediatric Asthma
(*) Usefulness of Blood Cultures in Pyelonephritis
(*) Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury with Moderate Hypothermia
(*) A comparison of Pulmonary Availability between Ventolin Nebules and
Ventolin Respirator Solution
(*) Is closed diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage contraindicated in patients with
previous abdominal surgery?
(*) Community acquired pneumonia in the elderly: Association of mortality with
lack of fever and leukocytosis
(*) Is Blood Obsolete??
MANAGED CARE FORUM: "How can MedConnect help you succeed with Managed Care?
INTERNET JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
Programs are designed to offer value to all those involved in the care of
infants, children and adolescents. Please visit What's New at MedConnect to
learn more about the following programs:
(*) Pediatric Case of the Month - presents a challenging case every month.
" His Bite is Worse than his Bark". This discusses the case of a two year old
male child attacked by a pit bull;
(*) Pediatric News at your Desktop - presents the latest journal abstracts
(*) Developmental Rounds: Ask Dr. Rossman - discusses developmental problems
faced by the pediatrician, the primary care physician and the parent. This
month's issue discusses common questions to ask for developmental disorders;
(*) Pediatric ECG CaseBook - discusses common pediatric cardiological problems
with highly interactive ECG's with image mapping. This month's presentation
discusses a four month old with a 4 day history of irratibility, poor feeding
and respiratory distress;
(*) Dilemmas in Ambulatory Pediatrics discusses common pediatric problems that
may have different management options;
(*) Updates in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. This program is under development and will be part of MedConnect's services soon.
PEDIATRIC NEWS AT YOUR DESKTOP
Presents abstracts and discussions from the most recent journals in Pediatrics. Readers are welcome to participate in the discussions.
(*)Comparison of skin stapling devices and standard sutures for pediatric scalp lacerations:
A randomized study of cost and time benefits.
(*)Use of seating devices in infants too young to sit.
(*)Syncope after immunization.
(*)Sleep problems of elementary school children.
(*)Simplified treatment of acute staphylococcal osteomyelitis of childhood.
(*)Equivalent efficacy and reduced occurrence of diarrhea from a new formulation of Augmentin for treatment of acute otitis media in children.
BOARD REVIEWS IN PRIMARY CARE: Interactive Case Studies in Infectious
NEW THERAPIES FOR OLD DISEASES: Discusses DONEPEZIL - state of the art therapy
for Alzheimer's disease.
HEALTH A TO Z NEWS
Presents the latest News Articles every two weeks.
(*)Study shows cellular phones may disrupt pacemaker generators
(*)Although treated more aggressively, U.S. heart patients are just as likely
to die a year after suffering a heart attack as Canadian patients
(*)New strain of staphylococcal bacteria is becoming resistant to medicines of
(*)Jack Kevorkian can bring his $10 million suit against the AMA to trial
(*)Researchers say lifestyle factors could influence breast implant ailments
(*)Increases in drug-prices matches market price trends
(*)Exposure to secondhand smoke markedly increases the risk of heart disease in women who do not smoke
(*)Beta-carotene may reduce risk of prostate cancer
(*)New drug to treat congestive heart failure gains FDA approval
MedConnect's JOBS LINE has been completely updated and has over 200 jobs. You
can now submit your resumes ON- LINE.
JOKE OF THE MONTHS Presents FAQ's on MANAGED CARE.
e.g. Do all diagnostic procedures need precertification? No, only those you
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