Kenneth Frumkin

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BACKGROUND Patients with fever, vomiting, and abdominal pain commonly present to the emergency department, often generating a broad differential diagnosis. We describe the first reported case in the emergency medicine literature of acute lobar nephronia (ALN). OBJECTIVES To describe the presentation, evaluation, and management of acute lobar nephronia. (More)
Many nonpharmacologic (behavioral) techniques are being proposed for the therapy of essential hypertension. The research in this area is reviewed and divided roughly into two categories: the biofeedback and relaxation methodologies. While feedback can be used to lower pressures during laboratory training sessions, studies designed to alter basal blood(More)
BACKGROUND Emergency Department (ED) headache patients are commonly treated with neuroleptic antiemetics like metoclopramide. Haloperidol has been shown to be effective for migraine treatment. STUDY OBJECTIVE Our study compared the use of metoclopramide vs. haloperidol to treat ED migraine patients. METHODS A prospective, double-blinded, randomized(More)
Three children aged 13 to 15 months had been pulled by the wrist. Subsequent pain and limitation of motion were typical of nursemaid's elbow. On radiographs, a line drawn through the longitudinal axis of the radius failed to bisect the humeral capitellum as is normally seen. Both the symptoms and the radiographic abnormalities resolved after successful(More)
  • K Frumkin
  • Journal of comparative and physiological…
  • 1975
Attempts were made to condition taste aversions to the objects of two mineral-specific hungers. Both the innate preference of adrenalectomized rats for sodium and the learned preference of parathyroidectomized rats for calcium were studied. None of the sodium-deficient rats poisoned after drinking sodium chloride (NaCl) reached a taste-avoidance criterion,(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic issues of testing, treatment, prevention, immunization, mandated reporting, and post-exposure prophylaxis do not often intrude on the Emergency Department management of the well-appearing adolescent or adult with a couple of weeks of cough. OBJECTIVES Considering that waning immunity to pertussis, the only vaccine-preventable(More)