GEMC:Thoracic & Respiratory Disorders

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General

This the main page for the Global Emergency Medicine Curriculum Project's Thoracic & Respiratory Disorders section. For point of care treatment information see the respective category page and non-GEMC notes.

Chief Complaint: Cough / Hemoptysis / Hiccups

Book Chapters - Not Open Access

Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice, 7th ed

  • Chapter 24 - Hemoptysis
  • Chapter 26 - Chest Pain

Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, 7th ed.'

  • Chapter 33 - Hemoptysis
  • Chapter 29 - Respiratory Distress

Journal Articles - Open Access

Blogs and Websites

Academic Life in Emergency Medicine

  • Lin, M. Paucis Verbis card: Algorithm for suspected pertussis in pediatrics 2010

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Chief Complaint: Short of Breath / Wheezing

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Acute Upper Airway Disorders: Stridor / Croup / URI / Tracheotomy Complications

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Disorders of Pleura / Mediastinum / Chest Wall

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Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema / ARDS

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Obstructive / Restrictive Lung Disease: Asthma / COPD / Bronchiolitis

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Pulmonary Embolism / Infarct

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Pulmonary Infections: Pneumonia / Abscess / Tuberculosis

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Journal Articles - Open Access

  • Waterer GW, Rello J, Wunderink RG. Management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Jan 15;183(2):157-64. http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1164/rccm.201002-0272CI
  • Metersky ML. Should management of pneumonia be an indicator of quality of care? Clin Chest Med. 2011 Sep;32(3):575-89.
  • Yahav D, Leibovici L, Goldberg E, Bishara J, Paul M. Time to first antibiotic dose for patients hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2013 May;41(5):410-3.
  • Moran GJ, Rothman RE, Volturo GA. Emergency management of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia: what is new since the 2007 Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society guidelines? Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar;31(3):602-12. (not open access) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0735675712006171

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Pulmonary Hypertension

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