Hepatitis A Outbreak to Greet IDWeek
(MedPage Today) -- Homeless bear brunt of disease; delegates at low risk (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - October 3, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Las Vegas Massacre Highlights Need for ER Plans and Drills
(MedPage Today) -- Emergency physicians share experiences, recommendations for coping with mass-casualty events (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - October 2, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Less-Strict Criteria for Type 2 MI Tied to Better Survival (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Incidence jumped when CAD was not required for diagnosis (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Are Kids Safer in States with Stricter Gun Laws?
(MedPage Today) -- Regional differences exist in pediatric firearm-related injuries (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - September 17, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Expands Seizure Drug Indications
(MedPage Today) -- Brivaracetam okayed as monotherapy, eslicarbazepine approved for kids (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - September 16, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

CBC Count Fails for Predicting Infant Bacterial Infections (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Common measure missed many serious infections in febrile infants (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - September 11, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Solar Eclipse Could Make for Busy ERs
(MedPage Today) -- Not eye injuries, though -- mostly people in car accidents from heavy traffic (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - August 20, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Summer's Water Woes
(MedPage Today) -- August brings warm temperatures and a suite of pediatric ailments (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - August 13, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Surgeon General Hearing; Airplane Seat Risk; EpiPen Rehab
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - August 1, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Cruz Fix for Healthcare? Robot Therapist; Brain Collection
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - July 20, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Google Glass for Teletoxicology Consults
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study tests accuracy of the wearable device (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - July 20, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Certain Antibiotics in First Trimester Up Risk of Major Birth Defects (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Largest cohort study to examine risk by antibiotic class and type (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - July 19, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Cardiac Arrest Research Down in NIH $$
(MedPage Today) -- Much more is being spent on stroke and heart disease (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - July 12, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Most Parents Give Kids Wrong Doses (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Pictographic instructions, milliliter-only lab tools could help reduce errors (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - June 27, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Toxicology App Is a Handy Reference
(MedPage Today) -- California Poison Control& AgileMD app informs on 25 toxins (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - June 27, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Will VR Replace Traditional Medical Training?
(MedPage Today) -- An interview with SimX CEO (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - June 7, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Thumbs Down on Trumpcare; New Moms Older Still; Eating Disorders Caught at Gym
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - May 31, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Not as Large as Feared
(MedPage Today) -- WHO indicates much smaller spread of the disease (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - May 27, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Pediatricians Need to Address Gun Violence (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Ask about children's access to firearms in course of care (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - May 24, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Medicaid on Chopping Block; NFL to Neurosurgery; Ebola Back
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - May 22, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Earlier Antibiotics in ED Reduced In-Hospital Sepsis Deaths (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Pluses and minuses of New York state's sepsis care mandate (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - May 21, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Girls Maturing Early at Increased Risk for Sexual Abuse (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Link especially strong in those with lots of boys in social circle (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - May 8, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

More Botulism Cases Tied to Heroin'Skin Popping '
(MedPage Today) -- Fifteen cases over 10-year period in El Paso, Texas (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - April 26, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

AAP: After-Hours Care Should Meet Medical Home Standards (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Medical home still best place for children's care (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - April 24, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Statewide Trauma System Cuts Preventable Deaths By Half
(MedPage Today) -- From 30% to 16% in four years (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - March 26, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Slow Medicine: Opioids and High Prescribers in the ED
(MedPage Today) -- NEJM article overstates risk from acute prescribing (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - March 24, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Confirmed: Aggressive Septic Shock Protocol Does Not Reduce Deaths (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis finds no benefit even among sickest patients (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - March 23, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

' An Extra Base Hit': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - March 17, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Pearls from: Andrei Alexandrov, MD
(MedPage Today) -- Pioneering the mobile stroke unit (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - March 14, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

New Guideline: ECG Warranted in Syncope Evaluation
(MedPage Today) -- Joint statement does not recommend routine MRI, CT imaging (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - March 10, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Smartphone-Linked Ultrasound Probe Wins FDA Clearance
(MedPage Today) -- Images viewable on mobile device screens, no bulky console needed (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - February 13, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Lay Navigators Reduce ER Visits, ICU Admissions
(MedPage Today) -- Trained nonmedical personnel can improve ER and ICU efficiency (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - February 12, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Not-So-Obvious Apps for the ER
(MedPage Today) -- Must-haves for emergency medicine physicians (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - February 10, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Still No Consensus on Antibiotics for Persistent Sinus Infection (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- To prescribe or not prescribe? (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - February 6, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

By the Numbers: That Dang Recordkeeping
(MedPage Today) -- Physicians spend a fourth of their time on administrative tasks, study finds (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - February 3, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

10 Questions: Mark Friedman, MD
(MedPage Today) -- The biggest barrier to practicing medicine is a lack of vision (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - February 3, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Rates of Infant Head Trauma Abuse Remain High (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Parental education improves knowledge, but not behavior (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - January 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Unbraided Sutures for C-Section Linked to Lowered Infection (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But no cosmetic difference between unbraided sutures, glue (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - January 27, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Revisiting Tight Glucose Control in the ICU (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lower mortality risk with lower glucose target (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - January 23, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Medical Teams Prepare for Inauguration
(MedPage Today) -- Lots of coordination required between federal, local governments (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - January 19, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

CardioBreak: AED Shutdown; Prehospital Stroke Scale; Another Certification
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - January 16, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Neurocognitive Tests for Concussion: Wave of the Past?
(MedPage Today) -- Mayo team says current protocols outmoded (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - January 14, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

ACOG Backs Delayed Cord Clamping for Healthy Infants
(MedPage Today) -- 30- to 60-second delay tied to better neonatal outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - December 22, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Study: Older Stored Blood Still Safe (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No excess mortality seen with transfused red cells stored up to 42 days (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - December 21, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Impact of Child Abuse Persists Deep into Middle Age (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Poor reading, math skills affect ability to work and all that goes with it (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - December 19, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Would a'First Born Program' Mean Fewer ED Visits for Kids?
(MedPage Today) -- F. Perry Wilson, MD, examines a randomized trial report (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - December 15, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

RSNA: Chest Injuries Common in Kids in ATV Accidents
(MedPage Today) -- Review shows such young patients more likely to need ICU care and longer hospital stay (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - December 1, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Retail Clinics Don't Cut ED Visits: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, educational resources essential for improving healthcare (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - November 22, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

' It Would Be Great If I Was Pushed Out of Business': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPageToday's sources (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - November 12, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

' You'll Shoot Your Eye Out': Eye Injuries Spike in Teens, Young Adults (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Basketball, baseball, and air guns caused nearly half of trauma during 2010-13 (Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine - November 11, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news