Content Area 9. Immune System Disorders
Cines DB, Blanchette VS. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
N Engl J Med. March 2002;346:995-1008.
Schriger DL, Mikulich VJ. The management of occupational
exposures to blood and body fluids: revised guidelines and
new methods of implementation. Ann Emerg Med. March 2002;39:319-328.
Content Area 11. Musculoskeletal Disorders (Non-traumatic)
Deyo RA, Weinstein JN. Low back pain. N Engl J Med.
Perron AD, Miller MD, Brady WJ. Orthopedic pitfalls
in the ED: pediatric growth plate injuries. Am J Emerg Med.
Content Area 16. Thoracic-Respiratory Disorders
Gibbs MA, Camargo Jr CA, Rowe BH, et al. State of the
art: therapeutic controversies in severe acute asthma. Acad
Emerg Med. July 2000;7:800-815.
Small PM, Fujiwara PI. Management of tuberculosis in
the United States. N Engl J Med. July 2001; 345:189-200.
Kline JA, Johns KL, Colucciello SA, et al. New diagnostic
tests for pulmonary embolism. Ann Emerg Med. February 2000;35:168-180.
American College of Emergency Physicians. Clinical policy
for the management and risk stratification of community-acquired
pneumonia in adults in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg
Med. July 2001;38:107-113.
Orebaugh SL. Difficult airway management in the Emergency
Department. J Emerg Med. January 2002;22:31-48.
Vichinsky EP, Neumayr LD, Earles AN, et al. Causes and
outcomes of the acute chest syndrome in sickle cell disease.
N Engl J Med. June 2000;342:1855-1865.
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Content Area 3. Cardiovascular Disorders
Weber JM, Chudnofsky CR, Boczar M, et al. Cocaine-associated
chest pain: how common is myocardial infarction? Acad Emerg
Med. August 2000;7:873-877.
Content Area 5. Endocrine, Metabolic & Nutritional
Harrigan RA, Nathan MS, Beattie P. Oral agents for the
treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: pharmacology, toxicity,
and treatment. Ann Emerg Med. July 2001;38:68-78.
Content Area 6. Environmental Disorders
Bouchama A, Knochel JP. Heat stroke. N Engl J Med. June
Hackett PH, Roach RC. High-altitude illness. N Engl
J Med. July 2001;345:107-114.
Content Area 10. Systemic Infectious Disorders
Ryan ET, Wilson ME, Kain KC. Illness after international
travel. N Engl J Med. August 2002;347:505-516.
Content Area 17. Toxicologic Disorders
Bond GR. The role of activated charcoal and gastric
emptying in gastrointestinal decontamination: a state-of-the-art
review. Ann Emerg Med. March 2002;39:273-286.
Mettler FA Jr, Voelz GL. Major radiation exposure -
what to expect and how to respond. N Engl J Med. May 2002;346:1554-1561.
Content Area 18. Traumatic Disorders
Hoffman JR, Mower WR, Wolfson AB, et al. Validity of
a set of clinical criteria to rule out injury to the cervical
spine in patients with blunt trauma. N Engl J Med. July
Solomon DH, Simel DL, Bates DW, et al. Does this patient
have a torn meniscus or ligament of the knee? JAMA. October
Content Area 20. Other Components
Schenkel S. Promoting patient safety and preventing
medical error in emergency departments. Acad Emerg Med.