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56 min ago |

Health bosses claim to have sorted staff crisis

A HEALTH board whose doctors warned of a looming A&E staff crisis says it is now making "significant" progress to resolve the problem.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Guest commentary: Cycling gear is most for protection, not for show

As a 65-year-old woman who rides 20 mph only in my dreams, I feel compelled to respond to Andy Dolich's comments, which serve to further inflame animosity toward cyclists.


Related Topix: Medicine, Opinion

7 hrs ago | The Tarrytown Daily Voice

Sleepy Hollow's Phelps Names Ancillary Services Chief

Tim Wages of Maywood, N.J., has joined Phelps Memorial Hospital Center as senior director of ancillary services with responsibility for cardiovascular and pulmonary services, respiratory care services, hyperbaric medicine, the Sleep Center and the Blood Gas Lab.


Related Topix: Maywood, NJ, Medicine, Nursing

11 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Scorpions and Brain Surgery

Living in Phoenix, Arizona and St George, Utah - Sonoran and Mojave deserts respectively - I've had my share of run-ins with scorpions.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Medicine

17 hrs ago | Ledbury Reporter

MORE than 1 million will be spent on boosting staffing levels at an under-pressure A&E department.

Healths chiefs at Wye Valley NHS Trust have agreed to plough the money in to help boost staff numbers in A&E at Hereford County Hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine

20 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Wesley joins Homemakers Health Services

The Homemakers Health Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Wesley of Rochester as its new skilled team manager.


Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Medicare, Health, Granite State College, US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps, Medicine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Medical school students take a walk on the wild side, learning about snake bites at the Zoo (with video)

Medical school students participating in Staten Island University Hospital's Emergency Medicine Experience took a field trip Thursday, learning about venomous snakes in Staten Island Zoo's reptile wing.


Related Topix: Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Business Journal

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.


Related Topix: Medicine

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.


Related Topix: Missouri City, TX, Sienna Plantation, TX, Sugar Land, TX, Medicine

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.


Related Topix: Social Software, Spectrum Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Kidney Pain

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, University of Texas Medical Branch, McDaniel College, Osteopathy

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), University of Pittsburgh, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

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 .


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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Journal

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 Topix: Medicine

WFAA-TV Dallas

(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.


Related Topix: Medicine

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.


Related Topix: Medicine


'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)


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, Torfaen County, Wales, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, Prince Charles, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Bridgend County, Wales

Sat Jul 26, 2014

BioMed Central

Computer-based simulation training in emergency medicine designed in the light of malpractice cases

Using computer-based simulation systems in medical education is becoming more and more common.


Related Topix: Medicine

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 .


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