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  • Keys to Diagnosing Broken Heart Syndrome (Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy) Takotsubo cardiomyopathy ("broken heart syndrome") is a transient cardiac syndrome that mimics acute coronary syndrome. Do you know how to recognize this condition in your patients?
  • Animal Bites: What You Need to Know Animal bites contribute significantly to US emergency department visits each year. Learn about the most common animal bites, risk factors for infection, and patient and bite wound management.
  • Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes Among athletes who suffer sudden cardiac death in the United States, one in 15,000 occurs in recreational runners, one in 50,000 occurs in marathon runners, and one in 100,000 occurs in high school athletes. How can you help prevent these occurrences?
  • Tattoo Skin Reactions: Allergies and Infections Decorative tattoos have become increasingly popular around the world--accompanied by a rise in related complications. Can you identify the following tattoo skin reactions?