FDA Approves Iloprost for Severe Frostbite FDA Approves Iloprost for Severe Frostbite
Iloprost significantly reduced the risk for amputation resulting from severe frostbite.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 20, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Thiamine Offers Renal Protection in Septic Shock Thiamine Offers Renal Protection in Septic Shock
A post hoc analysis suggested that thiamine supplementation improved renal replacement therapy-free survival in patients with septic shock.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 19, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Two-thirds ED Visits for Low-Risk PE Admitted Unnecessarily Two-thirds ED Visits for Low-Risk PE Admitted Unnecessarily
Nearly two thirds of ED visits by patients with acute pulmonary embolism resulted in unnecessary hospitalization, suggested a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 19, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

New Data on Antithrombotics in Cervical Artery Dissection New Data on Antithrombotics in Cervical Artery Dissection
The STOP-CAD study signaled a short course of an antithrombotic regimen might lower ischemic stroke risk in some patients without significantly increasing major bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 14, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news

Subdural Hematoma Embolization Success Cuts Surgery Need Subdural Hematoma Embolization Success Cuts Surgery Need
Three new randomized trials, EMBOLISE, MAGIC-MT, and STEM, showed convincing benefits for use of an endovascular embolization procedure in patients with a subdural hematoma.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 13, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

A Battle to Save Lives and Residency Programs A Battle to Save Lives and Residency Programs
Drs Robert Glatter, Alainya Tomanec, and JD Cambron discuss the community effort taken to avert the closure of the Christus Spohn emergency medicine residency program.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 9, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Expanded Window of Stroke Thrombectomy With Simpler Imaging Expanded Window of Stroke Thrombectomy With Simpler Imaging
The RESILIENT-Extend trial showed benefit for thrombectomy in the 8- to 24-hour window without the need for costly imaging equipment, albeit with some caveats.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 9, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

ED Training Intervention Lowers Dosing Errors Post-Discharge ED Training Intervention Lowers Dosing Errors Post-Discharge
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Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 5, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Rethinking Transfer Protocol for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Rethinking Transfer Protocol for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
A new study challenges the traditional approach to mild traumatic brain injury management, revealing that some patients may be treated locally, avoiding unwanted transfers.Medscape (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 5, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

EDs Need Better Strategies to Minimize Nonurgent Visits EDs Need Better Strategies to Minimize Nonurgent Visits
A study revealed significant discrepancies between presenting reasons for ED visits and discharge diagnoses, necessitating alternative methods to identify nonurgent conditions.Medscape (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 5, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Mega Malpractice Verdicts Against Physicians on the Rise Mega Malpractice Verdicts Against Physicians on the Rise
Juries are awarding more multimillion-dollar awards against clinicians and hospitals, but do the verdicts really stick? Experts shared what ' s behind these awards and how they affect physicians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 2, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

Shelf Life for Opioid Overdose Drug Naloxone Extended Shelf Life for Opioid Overdose Drug Naloxone Extended
Emergent BioSolutions has extended the shelf life of the rapid opioid overdose reversal agent, naloxone (4 mg) nasal spray (Narcan), from 3 to 4 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 23, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Guidelines for Trauma-Related Antibiotic Prophylaxis Guidelines for Trauma-Related Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Leading medical alliances introduce guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis while addressing critical challenges.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 15, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Elderly Non-Specific Complaints Raise Mortality Elderly Non-Specific Complaints Raise Mortality
A retrospective study reports higher risk of mortality and hospitalization in elderly presented to emergency department with non-specific complaints, urges vigilance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 15, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

UK Maternal Mortality Rates Reach Two-Decade High UK Maternal Mortality Rates Reach Two-Decade High
Data show a significant rise in maternal deaths in the UK, with 13.41 fatalities per 100,000 maternities – a concerning trend not witnessed since the early 2000s.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 12, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Source Type: news