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7 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

New EMS system in Arizona dramatically improves survival from cardiac arrest

A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Violence interventional advocacy program targets the physical,...

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center have found that participants who received care through BMC's Violence Intervention Advocacy Program --an interventional program targeting the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of violently injured youths - were less likely to retaliate for their injuries and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Boston University, Boston Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health

17 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Cardiac arrest? An IV to the leg could save you

SCDF paramedics will start inserting an intravenous drip via the marrow of the leg, instead of the usual method of going through the vein.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Stay away from A&E unless it's really an emergency, plead doctors as patient numbers soar

PRESSURED accident and emergency units in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset are urging patients to consider alternatives to ease "exceptionally high" demand on departments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, Weather

Mt. Airy News

Northern Hospital names new emergency department directorJuly 24th

Hagen will manage all operations for the department, according to hospital officials.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Medicine, Nursing

Medgadget

Heart and Respiratory Rate Detectors Integrated Into Seat Belts, Car Seats

The readings are collected by a computer that can interpret the vital signs with the hope of warning the driver if he/she is falling asleep.

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Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, Dermatology, Ophthalmology

Medical News

Wake Forest Baptist shares tips to help avoid heat-related illnesses

Working out when it's hot isn't such a hot idea. Just ask Bret Nicks, M.D., associate professor of emergency medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WWLP

Recognizing the signs of heat stroke

With all the heat and humidity we've had these past few days, it's easy for our bodies to overheat when we're outside.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Sydney Morning Herald

Young doctors in demand

In the next three weeks NSW Health is looking to fill more than 3600 Junior Medical Officer positions available in the state's public hospitals and health facilities in 2015.

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Related Topix: Medicine

CBC News

STARS air ambulance not able to transfer kids between hospitals

Questions about STARS accreditation, the training of its crews and a clinical review of 16 cases arose from a report by Dr. Stephen Wheeler, an emergency room physician, in February this year.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Canada,

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

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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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

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