Target Audience:This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians.
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Credit Designation:AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.25 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.
Emergency Medicine Reports has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins 01/01/12. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Credit may be claimed for 1 year from the date of each issue.
FacultyEditors J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD
Emergency Medicine Department
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona Sandra M. Schneider, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, New York Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics
Ohio State University; Attending Physician
Nationwide Children’s Hospital;
Associate Pediatric Medical Director
MedFlight CME Question Reviewers Roger Farel, MD
Newport Beach, CA Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Program Director of Pediatric Hospitalists
Dallas Physician Medical Services for Children
Children’s Medical Center at Legacy Plano, Texas Executive Editor Shelley Mark Managing Editor Leslie Hamlin Authors Dale S. Birenbaum, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Florida Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Florida State University and
University of Central Florida Schools of Medicine
Orlando Dennis A. Hernandez, MD, FAAEM, FACEP
Pediatric Emergency Services
Florida Hospital for Children
Florida State University School of Medicine
University of Central Florida School of Medicine
Orlando Kevin Steinwachs, MD
Florida Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency
Maureen C. Vaughan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine, NEOMED, Attending
Akron Children's Hospital
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- recognize specific conditions in patients presenting to the emergency department
- apply state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to patients with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
- discuss the differential diagnosis of the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
- explain both the likely and rare complications that may be associated with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication.
To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Roger Farel, MD (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD (editor) owns stock in Bristol Myers Squibb. Sandra M. Schneider, MD (editor), Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP (editor), Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP (CME question reviewer), Dennis A. Hernandez, MD, FAAEM, FACEP (author), Kevin Steinwachs, MD (author), Maureen C. Vaughan, MD (peer reviewer), Leslie Coplin (executive editor, Primary Care Reports), and Neil Kimball (managing editor, Primary Care Reports), Shelley Mark (executive editor), and Leslie Hamlin (managing editor) report no financial relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity. Dale S. Birenbaum, MD, FACEP, FAAEM (author), serves on the speaker's bureau for Genentech.
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