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3 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West
A Walker County, Alabama jury has awarded a Carbon Hill woman millions of dollars in a medical malpractice suit against a doctor who mistook symptoms that led to her husband's heart attack for a stomach illness.
8 hrs ago | The Review
A young osteopathic doctor with emergency room experience will be the next medical director for the East Liverpool City Health District.
10 hrs ago | The Advocate
A STATEWIDE hospital emergency department network formed to meet every couple of months to look at how to employ registrars across the state could help boost the regional recruitment of emergency department doctors.
Dr. James Heilman works as an emergency room physician in Cranbrook, B.C. and is also a clinical instructor at UBC.
Doctors worrying about increasing rates of overdoses from heroin and painkillers, may actually be dealing with a drug known as acetyl fentanyl, which can be five to 15 times stronger than heroin.
Emergency physicians should expect "an upswing in what on the surface appear to be heroin overdoses," but are actually overdoses tied to acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin.
Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Upstate Medical University has come under fire for using live pigs to train doctors how to make incisions, insert needles and perform other procedures.
That's how much one Cal. hospital charges for a routine cholesterol test. Others charged as little as $10 for the exact same assay We're used to comparison shopping, and we know where we can get a better deal on the exact same box of cereal or the same pair of sneakers.
A team of doctors, nurses, and EMT personnel from the nation of Belize has completed two weeks of intensive training with emergency medicine specialists in Milwaukee to strengthen the capabilities and response development of Belize's busiest emergency department.
Surgical cut suits, like the ones worn by the actors laying on the ground, allow the medical students to perform invasive life-saving procedures on human patients.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 08:49 am
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