Neil B Mullen

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the need for cranial computed tomography (CT) in the emergency department evaluation of children with Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score of 15 after mild head injury with loss of consciousness. DESIGN Retrospective case series of children aged 2 to 17 years with documented loss of consciousness after head injury from January 1, 1988,(More)
Using a double-blind, placebo-controlled protocol, we evaluated the efficacy of nebulized albuterol in the treatment of infants aged 0 to 24 months who presented to the emergency department with wheezing. Twenty-five infants were randomly assigned to receive two identical treatments of either nebulized albuterol (0.15 mg/kg) or placebo (saline). Assessment(More)
We present the case of a patient who presented to the Emergency Department (ED) 48 h after successful in vitro fertilization with abdominal pain, hypotension, and free fluid on an ED-focused abdominal sonogram for trauma study. This presentation is typical of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS), a diagnosis that may be unfamiliar to many Emergency(More)
It has been estimated that up to 27% of all medical emergencies presenting to emergency departments are due to hypertension, predominantly in the adult population. Although this often is an insidious process, acutely, a hypertensive emergency occurs when a patient presents with severe hypertension and evidence of end organ damage. We discuss the case of a(More)
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