26 min ago
How to avoid heat-related illnesses revealed
Bret Nicks, associate professor of emergency medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical, has revealed some simple steps to follow in order to avoid heat-related illnesses.
4 hrs ago
'A lot of people think the South Wales Programme will take away...
'A lot of people think the South Wales Programme will take away this A&E department - but it's not going anywhere' Cwm Taf UHB chairman Dr Chris Jones has high hopes for future at hospital as part of South Wales Programme If nothing changed at The Royal Glamorgan Hospital over the next few years, consultants would be lost, students would not train ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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 .
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)
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
Mt. Airy News
Northern Hospital names new emergency department directorJuly 24th
Hagen will manage all operations for the department, according to hospital officials.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
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.
University of Cincinnati
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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 .