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ABEM Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Reading Lists 2009 2013 2009 16 Articles Content Area 3.

3. Cardiovascular Disorders Chen EH, Hollander JE. When do patients need admission to a telemetry bed? J Emerg Med. 2007;33(1):53-60. Decker WW, Godwin SA, Hess EP, et al. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients with asymptomatic hypertension in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2006;47(3):237-249. Masip J, Roque M, Snchez B, et al. Noninvasive ventilation in acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema: systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA. 2005;294(24):3124-3130. Nallamothu BK, Bradley EH, Krumholz HM. Time to treatment in primary percutaneous coronary intervention. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(16):1631-1638. Roy CL, Minor MA, Brookhart, MA, et al. Does this patient with a pericardial effusion have cardiac tamponade? JAMA. 2007;297(16):1810-1818. Silvers SM, Howell JM, Kosowsky JM, et al. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute heart failure syndromes. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;49(5):627-669. Content Area 8. Hematologic Disorders Aster RH, Bougie DW. Drug-induced immune thrombocytopenia. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(6):580-587. Halfdanarson TR, Hogan WJ, Moynihan TJ. Oncologic emergencies: diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006;81(6):835-848. Content Area 4. Cutaneous Disorders Fitch MT, Manthey DE, McGinnis HD, et al. Abscess incision and drainage. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(19):e20. (Test questions will only be written from the article, but ABEM also encourages diplomates to watch the video.) Hankin A, Everett WW. Are antibiotics necessary after incision and drainage of a cutaneous abscess? Ann Emerg Med. 2007;50(1):49-51. Content Area 19. Procedures and Skills Integral to the Practice of Emergency Medicine Brenner DJ, Hall EJ. Computed tomographyan increasing source of radiation exposure. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(22):2277-2284. Miner JR, Burton JH. Clinical practice advisory: emergency department procedural sedation with propofol. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;50(2):182-187. Content Area 20. Other Components of the Practice of Emergency Medicine Kachalia A, Gandhi TK, Puopolo AL, et al. Missed and delayed diagnoses in the emergency department: a study of closed malpractice claims from 4 liability insurers. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;49(2):196-205. WITH accompanying editorial: Wears RL, Nemeth CP. Replacing hindsight with insight: toward better understanding of diagnostic failures. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;49(2):206-209. Moskop JC, Geiderman JM, Hobgood CD, et al. Emergency physicians and disclosure of medical errors. Ann Emerg Med. 2006;48(5):523-531. Simon JR. Refusal of care: the physician-patient relationship and decisionmaking capacity. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;50(4):456-461.

2010 14 Articles Content Area 2. Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders Bundy DG, Byerley JS, et al. Does this child have appendicitis? JAMA. 2007;298(4):438-451. Jacobs DO. Diverticulitis. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(20):2057-2066. Ranji SR, Goldman LE, Simel DL, et al. Do opiates affect the clinical evaluation of patients with acute abdominal pain? JAMA. 2006;296(14):1764-1774. Thomsen TW, Shaffer RW, White B, et al. Paracentesis. N Engl J Med. 2006;355(19):e21. (Test questions will only be written from the article, but ABEM also encourages diplomates to watch the video.) Note: The content of this reading also relates to Content Area 19, Procedures and Skills Integral to the Practice of Emergency Medicine. Content Area 20. Other Components of the Practice of Emergency Medicine Appelbaum PS. Assessment of patients competence to consent to treatment. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(18):1834-1840. Edwards ED, Jacob BP, Gagner M, et al. Presentation and management of common post-weight loss surgery problems in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2006;47(2):160-166. Gallagher TH, Studdert D, Levinson W. Disclosing harmful medical errors to patients. N Engl J Med. 2007;356(26):2713-2719. Karounis H, Gouin S, Eisman H, et al. A randomized, controlled trial comparing long-term cosmetic outcomes of traumatic pediatric lacerations repaired with absorbable plain gut versus nonabsorbable nylon sutures. Acad Emerg Med. 2004;11(7):730-735. Content Area 10. Systemic Infectious Disorders Venkat A, Piontkowsky DM, Cooney RR, et al. Care of the HIV-positive patient in the emergency department in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Ann Emerg Med. 2008;52(3):274-285. Sprung CL, Annane D, Keh D, et al. Hydrocortisone therapy for patients with septic shock. N Engl J Med. 2008;358(2):111-124. Content Area 12. Nervous System Disorders Cucchiara B, Ross M. Transient ischemic attack: risk stratification and treatment. Ann Emerg Med. 2008;52(2):S27-S39. Content Area 17. Toxicologic Disorders Heard KJ. Acetylcysteine for acetaminophen poisoning. N Engl J Med. 2008;359(3):285-292. Content Area 18. Traumatic Disorders Ropper AH, Gorson KC. Concussion. N Engl J Med. 2007;356(2):166-172. Singer AJ, Dagum AB. Current management of acute cutaneous wounds. N Engl J Med. 2008;359(10):1037-1046. (Test questions will only be written from the article, but ABEM also encourages diplomates to watch the video.)

2011 11 Articles Content Area 5. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders Kwon KT, Tsai VW. Metabolic emergencies. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2007;25:1041-1060. Content Area 7. Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, Throat Disorders Mahmood AR, Narang AT. Diagnosis and management of the acute red eye. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2008;26:35-55. Schlosser RJ. Epistaxis. N Engl J Med. 2009;360(8):784-789. Content Area 15. Renal and Urogenital Disorders Bosch X, Poch E, Grau JM. Rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury. N Engl J Med. 2009;361(1);62-72. Note: the content of this reading also relates to Content Area 11. Musculoskeletal Disorders (Nontraumatic). Singh A, Alter HJ, Littlepage A. A systematic review of medical therapy to facilitate passage of ureteral calculi. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;50(5):552-563. Vilke GM, Ufberg JW, Harrigan RA, et al. Evaluation and treatment of acute urinary retention. J Emerg Med. 2008;35(2):193-198. Content Area 3. Cardiovascular Disorders Cooper LT. Myocarditis. N Engl J Med. 2009;360(15):1526-1538. McCord J, Jneid H, Hollander JE, et al. Management of cocaine-associated chest pain and myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2008;117:1897-1907. Note: The content of this reading also relates to Content Area 17, Toxicologic Disorders. Content Area 8. Hematologic Disorders Marik PE, Plante LA. Venous thromboembolic disease and pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2008;359(19):2025-2033. Note: The content of this reading also relates to Content Area 13, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Content Area 10. Systemic Infectious Disorders Kelly CP, LaMont JT. Clostridium difficile - more difficult than ever. N Engl J Med. 2008;359(18):1932-1940. Note: The content of this reading also relates to Content 2, Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders. Content Area 12. Nervous System Disorders Edlow JA, Malek AM, Ogilvy CS. Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: update for emergency physicians. J Emerg Med. 2008;34(3):237-251.

2012 12 Articles Content Area 10. Systemic Infectious Disorders De Backer D, Biston P, Devriendt J, et al. Comparison of dopamine and norepinephrine in the treatment of shock. N Engl J Med. Mar 2010;362(9):779-789. del Portal DA, Shofer F, Mikkelsen ME, et al. Emergency department lactate is associated with mortality in older adults admitted with and without infections. Acad Emerg Med. 2010;17(3):260-268. Landovitz RJ, Currier JS. Postexposure prophylaxis for HIV infection. N Engl J Med. Oct 2009;361(18):1768-1775. Luzuriaga K, Sullivan JL. Infectious mononucleosis. N Engl J Med. May 2010;362(21):1993-2000. Nazarian DJ, Eddy OL, Lukens TW, et al. Clinical policy: critical issues in the management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with community-acquired pneumonia. Ann Emerg Med. Nov 2009;54(5):704-731. Content Area 13. Obstetrics and Gynecology Barnhart KT. Ectopic pregnancy. N Engl J Med. July 2009;361(4):379-387. Content Area 5. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders Hohl CM, Kelly-Smith CH, Yeung TC, et al. The effect of a bolus dose of etomidate on cortisol levels, mortality, and health services utilization: a systematic review. Ann Emerg Med. Aug 2010;56(2):105-113. Content Area 7. Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, and Throat Disorders Hollands H, Johnson D, Brox AC, et al. Acute-onset floaters and flashes: is this patient at risk for retinal detachment? JAMA. Nov 2009;302(20):2243-2249. Content Area 16. Thoracic-Respiratory Disorders Lindenauer PK, Pekow PS, Lahti MC, et al. Association of corticosteroid dose and route of administration with risk of treatment failure in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. JAMA. 2010;303(23):23592367. Content Area 19. Procedures and Skills Integral to the Practice of Emergency Medicine Dargin J, Medzon R. Emergency department management of the airway in obese adults. Ann Emerg Med. Aug 2010;56(2):95-104. Jabre P, Combes X, Lapostolle F, et al. Etomidate versus ketamine for rapid sequence intubation in acutely ill patients: a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2009;374:293-300. Content Area 20. Other Components and Core Competencies of the Practice of Emergency Medicine Viccellio A, Santora C, Singer AJ, et al. The association between transfer of emergency department boarders to inpatient hallways and mortality: a 4-year experience. Ann Emerg Med. Oct 2009;54(4):487-491.

2013 12 Articles Content Area 9. Immune System Disorders Fishman JA. Infection in solid-organ transplant recipients. N Engl J Med. 2007;357:2601-2614. Takhar SS, Hendey GW. Orthopedic illnesses in patients with HIV. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2010;28:335-342. Content Area 11. Musculoskeletal Disorders (Nontraumatic) Butalia S, Palda VA, et al. Does this patient with diabetes have osteomyelitis of the lower extremity? JAMA. 2008;299(7):806-813. Frazee BW, Fee C, Lambert L. How common is MRSA in adult septic arthritis? Ann Emerg Med. 2009;54(5):695-700. Content Area 16. Thoracic-Respiratory Disorders Cornia PB, Hersh AL, et al. Does this coughing adolescent or adult patient have pertussis? JAMA. 2010;304(8):890-896. Fesmire FM, Brown MD, et al. Critical Issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected pulmonary embolism. Ann Emerg Med. 2011;57:628-652. Content Area 1. Signs, Symptoms and Presentations Samaras N, Chevalley T, et al. Older patients in the emergency department: a review. Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56(3):261-269. Content Area 3. Cardiovascular Disorders Rokos IC, French WJ, et al. Appropriate Cardiac Cath Lab Activation: Optimizing electrocardiogram interpretation and clinical decision-making for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Am Heart J. 2010;160:995-1003. Bobrow BJ, Spaite DW, et al. Chest compression-only CPR by lay rescuers and survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. JAMA. 2010;304(13):1447-1454. Content Area12. Nervous System Disorders Morgenstern LB, Hemphill III JC, et al. Guidelines for the management of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke. 2010;41:2108-2129. Content Area 18. Traumatic Disorders Wolf SJ, Bebarta VS, et al. Blast injuries. Lancet. 2009;374:405-415. Appendix 1. Procedures and Skills Integral to the Practice of Emergency Medicine Manthous CA. Avoiding circulatory complications during endotracheal intubation and initiation of positive pressure ventilation. J Emerg Med. 2010;38(5):622-631.