Chris Ziebell

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Here we report an atypical case of meningococcemia presenting as peritonitis and later developing a centrifugal rash. The patient was a previously healthy 21-year-old Hispanic man who presented to the emergency department (ED) with a low-grade fever, right lower quadrant pain, and right lower extremity myalgia. Physical examination was suggestive for(More)
BACKGROUND A small number of patients representing a significant demand on emergency department (ED) services present regularly for a variety of reasons, including psychiatric or behavioral complaints and lack of access to other services. A care plan program was created as a database of ED high users and patients of concern, as identified by ED staff and(More)
INTRODUCTION Formula One returned to the United States on November 16-18, 2012, with the inaugural United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. Medical preparedness for motorsports events represents a unique challenge due to the potential for a high number of spectators seeking medical attention, and the possibility for a mass-casualty situation. Adequate(More)
BACKGROUND Crashes are a small but regular feature of elite motorcycle racing. These crashes provide a novel opportunity to benchmark and analyze motorcycle crash mechanics, crash types, and associated injuries at high speeds in a cohort of riders who are well protected and in a controlled environment. PURPOSE The purpose was to benchmark the prevalence(More)
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