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Dr. David Friedman

To CT, or not to CT, That is the Question.

A 13-month-old girl falls out of her high chair and strikes her forehead on the ceramic floor. She cries right away and vomits one time. A large area of swelling develops in the middle of her forehead. She is seen by a physician at an urgent care center who promptly refers her to the emergency […]

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine in the Community Hospital

Emergency Departments (ED) across the country are consistently being pushed beyond capacity. The recently passed federal healthcare bill will not likely reduce the stress placed on EDs and volumes may in fact increase as a result of the legislation. Community hospitals in outlying suburban areas have gradually stepped up their pediatric emergency and subspecialty services […]

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