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Access to Emergency Services and Care in Florida - Article by Richard M. Ellis, appearing in the January 1998 issue of the Florida Bar Journal. Includes discussion of Florida statutes on the provision of emergency care.

The Overlooked Emergency Room Cause of Action - Article posted by Scott McMillen, an Orlando, Florida plaintiff attorney, also addressing Florida state statutes similar to EMTALA. Reprinted from the Floida Bar Journal, November 1997.

Patient dumping in the federal courts: expanding EMTALA without preempting state malpractice law
20 Law, Medicine & Health Care 249-52 (1992)

Relationship between EMTALA and medical malpractice: too close for comfort
J.A. Roseman
10 Journal of Law & Policy 491-542 (1994)

Is EMTALA a defanged COBRA?
T.H. Bosler, P.M. Davis
51 Journal of the Missouri Bar 165-71 (1995)

Did Congress intend to give patients the right to demand and receive inappropriate medical treatment?: EMTALA reexamined in light of Baby K
E.A. Larson
1995 Wis L. Rev. 1425-59 (1995)

Legal issues of emergency psychiatric patients: the application of EMTALA and state civil commitment laws
T. Mathis, T. N. Leach, C. M. LeFevre
29 Journal of Health & Hospital Law 257-67 (1996)

Implications of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) on differences based on race and gender in the treatment of patients presenting to a hospital emergency department with chest pain
J. Barrow
15 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 278-302 (1996)

In the Matter of Baby K: the Fourth Circuit stretches EMTALA even further
K.T. Brown
47 Mercer L. Rev. 1173-9 (1996)

EMTALA rears its ugly head: the case of Baby K
E.M. Maragakis
1996 Utah L. Rev. 1099-130 (1996)

The Anatomy of EMTALA: A Litigator's Guide
Dowdy, et al.
27 St. Mary's L.J. 463, 465 (1996)

EMTALA: its first decade. A restrospective analysis of 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1395dd
Elliott B. Oppenheim
43 Med. Trial Tech. Q. 77-147 (1996)

Current status of the patient transfer act (EMTALA) in the Fifth Circuit
L.D. Weiss
43 Loyola L. Rev. 263-87 (1997)

Managed Care and Emergency Medicine: Conflicts, Federal Law, and California Legislation
Robert W Derlet, MD, Gary P Young, MD
Annals of Emergency Medicine
Volume 30, Number 3, pp. 292-300 (1997)