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Allegheny Health Network pilots telemedicine program for EMS
The yearlong pilot allows patients in their homes to speak directly to an emergency room physician through an iPad connection.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Fort Bend Star
New Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center now open in Missouri City
The new state-of-the-art Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center opened July 15 in the heart of Missouri City, at 8200 Highway 6 between the Sienna Plantation and Riverstone communities.
Spectrum doctor's Facebook lawsuit: Mediator chosen; hospital responds
A mediator has been chosen for a lawsuit filed against Spectrum Health by an emergency room physician whose position was terminated after she made a comment on Facebook, according to a statement filed in U.S. District Court.
Loss of the Mexican American Survival Advantage After Ischemic Stroke [Original Contribution]
From the Stroke Program , Emergency Medicine , Epidemiology , and Biostatistics , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.
Fire Rescue Magazine
Researchers Studied Hundreds of Pennsylvania ER Patients in Dozens of Trials
Hundreds of emergency patients across Western Pennsylvania became human guinea pigs in the past 16 years, enabling doctors to sharpen cardiac arrest, trauma and other crucial treatments in about a dozen clinical trials.
Medical News Today
Survival from cardiac arrest dramatically improved by new EMS system in Arizona
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 in Annals of Emergency Medicine .
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Doctor, county native contracts Ebola during efforts in Liberia
Dr. Kent Brantly is the son of Dr. Jim Brantly, who worked as medical director of emergency medicine at Johnson Memorial Hospital for more than 20 years.
(related link)Video Ut Southwestern doctors talk about ebola outbreak
Dr. Paul Pepe, the chair of emergency medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and Dr. Kelly Klein, a disaster specialist at UT Southwestern, joined News 8 at 4 to talk about the Fort Worth doctor who has been diagnosed with the ebola virus in Africa and the chances of the outbreak growing.
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.
'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.