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51 min ago | 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.

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5 hrs ago | 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.

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7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

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.

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11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

'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)

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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.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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