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1 hr ago | University of Cincinnati

Disturbing discovery

A new study at the University of Cincinnati shows a surprisingly high number of undiagnosed acute, or new, HIV cases in emergency departments, even in areas where HIV is relatively uncommon.

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Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, Infectious Diseases

5 hrs ago | Surgical Products

Ketamine Can Be A Wonder Drug For ER Patients And Their Physicians

For critically ill patients arriving at the emergency department, the drug ketamine can safely provide analgesia, sedation and amnesia for rapid, life-saving intubation, despite decades-old studies that suggested it raised intracranial pressure.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Freshnews

Dr. Neal Rouzier Joins BioTE Medical

BioTE Medical , a leading provider of hormone replacement therapy using natural, bio-identical hormone pellets, today announced the addition of Dr. Neal Rouzier, MD to the company.

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Related Topix: Hormone Replacement Therapy, Medicine, Health, Dallas, TX

Journal and Courier

Study finds with ERs, the busier, the betterStudy finds with ERs, the ...

Study finds with ERs, the busier, the better Surviving illness or injury may be more likely if you're treated at a busy ER.

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Related Topix: Medicine

EurekAlert!

Clients of BMC's violence interventional advocacy program find experience supportive

These findings are reported in the journal Academic Emergency Medicine . Violence, particularly among persons younger than 24 years of age, is on the rise in the U.S. and is a public health problem.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CiteULike

Structured Approach to Early Recognition and Treatment of Acute Critical Illness

In Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2014, Vol. 2014 , pp. 689-703, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03746-2_51 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mental Help Net

Text Message + Feedback Alcohol Intervention Beneficial

For patients discharged from the emergency department with a history of hazardous alcohol use, a short message service assessment and feedback intervention is beneficial, according to a study published online July 9 in the Annals of Emergency Medicine .

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Related Topix: Alcoholism, Medicine, Health, University of Pittsburgh

EMS1

NY critical care hospital gets emergency medicine support

River Hospital emergency department patients soon will experience a decrease in wait time and an increase in available medical providers, effective Aug. 12. That is because River Hospital, 4 Fuller St., recently announced it has entered into an agreement with the Emergency Medicine Medical Service Group of Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health

KOB-TV New Mexico

Avoid heat stroke, dehydration this summer

When the sun beats down and the temperature goes up, more New Mexicans are making a visit to Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

For heart attacks, big ERs thump small ones

Heart attack patients admitted to hospitals after first being treated in giant emergency rooms are 25 percent less likely to die in the hospital than those treated in smaller ERs.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MetaFilter

Anyone, Anything, Anytime

This documentary reviews how the landscape of healthcare in the United States has changed over the past 50 years, with a specific focus on emergency medical care, its availability, how and where it is delivered.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Watertown Daily Times

River Hospital to receive emergency medicine support from Syracuse group

River Hospital emergency department patients will soon experience a decrease in wait time and an increase in available medical providers, effective Aug. 12. That is because River Hospital, 4 Fuller St., recently announced it entered into an agreement with the Emergency Medicine Medical Service Group of Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Syracuse, NY, Medicare, Health

LA Observed

The making of 'Code Black' at County-USC

Zevweb has a nice feature on how the documentary "Code Black" came to tell the story of the emergency room at County-USC Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Barnsley Chronicle

Barnsley Hospital praised for training standards

Each year the General Medical Council asks second year foundation trainee doctors, to rate the quality of training in the area they are working at that particular time.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

For the sickest emergency patients, death risk is lowest at busiest emergency centers

When a medical emergency strikes, our gut tells us to get to the nearest hospital quickly.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Medicine

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CiteULike

On-site and distance education of emergency medicine personnel with a human patient simulator.

Infrequent use of emergency medical skills eventually leads to skill degradation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Military, US Navy

Circulation

Transplanted Perivascular Adipose Tissue Accelerates Injury-Induced...

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine , Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology , and Department of Emergency Medicine , University of Cincinnati, OH; Department of Internal Medicine, Vascular Biology Center, Georgia Regents ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Hematology, University of Cincinnati, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, University of Iowa

WAVE-TV Louisville

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A number of new laws went into effect on July 15 in Kentucky. One of them, HB 157, is a major step forward in ensuring medical professional receive continued training to recognize and prevent child abuse.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Medicine, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Louisville, KY

Phillymag.com

Study: How Doctors Can Quickly Identify the Sickest Patients in the ER

Emergency-room doctors could have a new weapon in their assessment arsenal if the results of preliminary research published in Emergency Medicine Journal hold up under further review.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Jackson Sun

Beat the heat this summer: Heat-related illnesses can affect people of all ages

When it comes to heat-related illnesses, senior adults are not the only people in danger.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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