FDA OKs New High-Dose Naloxone Product for Opioid Overdose FDA OKs New High-Dose Naloxone Product for Opioid Overdose
ZIMHI from Adamis Pharmaceuticals is administered using a single-dose, prefilled syringe that delivers 5 mg of naloxone hydrochloride solution through intramuscular or subcutaneous injection.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 19, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Substance Abuse Boosts Severe COVID Risk Even After Vaccination Substance Abuse Boosts Severe COVID Risk Even After Vaccination
Individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) have a two-fold increased risk for COVID-related hospitalization and death even after vaccination, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

FDA Advisors Vote to Recommend Moderna Boosters FDA Advisors Vote to Recommend Moderna Boosters
Those who might need a booster are the same groups who've gotten a green light for third Pfizer doses.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Family Herd Immunity: Study Shows Dramatic Protection Family Herd Immunity: Study Shows Dramatic Protection
Dr F. Perry Wilson introduces the concept of"family herd immunity" to explain COVID-19 transmission rates among members of a household.Medscape (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Public Health & Prevention Commentary Source Type: news

Hamilton County Student Survives Rare Syndrome From COVID-19 Hamilton County Student Survives Rare Syndrome From COVID-19
Like hundreds of other children in Hamilton County Schools, in Tennessee, Elijah caught COVID-19 soon after classes resumed for the new academic year on Aug. 12.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

GOP Doc Dispenses Sketchy Medical Advice on Virus Immunity GOP Doc Dispenses Sketchy Medical Advice on Virus Immunity
He's made statements about vaccines and immunity that defy both medical consensus and official U.S. government guidance.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID Immunity Through Infection or Vaccination: Are They Equal? COVID Immunity Through Infection or Vaccination: Are They Equal?
The uncertain value of a prior infection has prompted legal challenges, marketing offers and political grandstanding, even as scientists quietly work in the background to sort out the facts.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 9, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create Injection-Free Vaccine Patch Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create Injection-Free Vaccine Patch
Scientists have been experimenting with microneedle patches to painlessly deliver a vaccine into the outermost layer of the skin with dozens of extremely tiny needles coated in the vaccine solution.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Frustrated and Tired? Our Tolerance in Medicine Frustrated and Tired? Our Tolerance in Medicine
Education is part of our job as healthcare professionals, but judgment is not.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Mobile Rapid Test for Concussion FDA Clears First Mobile Rapid Test for Concussion
Eye-Sync is a virtual reality eye-tracking platform that provides objective measurements to aid in the assessment of concussion.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Hospitals Confront Climate Change as Patients Crowd EDs Hospitals Confront Climate Change as Patients Crowd EDs
Patients sickened in heat waves, flooding, and wildfire have raised awareness of the impact of climate change on health.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Biden Vaccine Mandate Splits US on Party Lines: AP-NORC Poll Biden Vaccine Mandate Splits US on Party Lines: AP-NORC Poll
A survey on President Biden's plan to require most workers to get either vaccinated or regularly tested for COVID-19 finds Democrats are overwhelmingly for it, while most Republicans are against it.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Woman Who Survived 1918 Flu, World War Succumbs to COVID Woman Who Survived 1918 Flu, World War Succumbs to COVID
At age 105, Primetta Giacopini's life ended the way it began — in a pandemic.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Official: Ruling Means S. Carolina Schools Can Require Masks Official: Ruling Means S. Carolina Schools Can Require Masks
School districts in South Carolina now have the authority to require masks and should check with their lawyers on what kind of accommodations they need to make for medically vulnerable students.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Two Nurses Admit to Stealing Drugs from Hospital Patients Two Nurses Admit to Stealing Drugs from Hospital Patients
One nurse diverted fentanyl from her patients'IV bags for her own personal use. The other gained access to rooms of patients who weren't hers to divert medicine from their pain-on-demand pumps.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

' Alarming' Increase in Fake Pills Laced With Fentanyl, Meth'Alarming' Increase in Fake Pills Laced With Fentanyl, Meth
Criminals are mass-producing fake pills laced with fentanyl and methamphetamine, marketing them as legitimate medications, the DEA reports. More than 9.5 million fake pills have been seized in 2021.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Civil Rights Complaint Targets Idaho Healthcare Rationing Civil Rights Complaint Targets Idaho Healthcare Rationing
An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over the state's"crisis standards of care" guidelines for hospitals.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

In a Year of Change, Young Doc Salaries Remain the Same: Survey In a Year of Change, Young Doc Salaries Remain the Same: Survey
The uncertainty of a global pandemic changed the way many young physicians practiced, but it did not change their compensation, according to new survey results.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Predicted Pandemic Retirement of Many Physicians Hasn't Happened Predicted Pandemic Retirement of Many Physicians Hasn't Happened
A new JAMA study suggests that a fairly low percentage of doctors have left practice because of COVID-19, contrary to numbers in some surveys.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

One High-Profile Case Damaged This Physician's Career One High-Profile Case Damaged This Physician's Career
Physicians who testify as expert witnesses can risk their careers even in simple medical malpractice cases. Is it worth it?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Surge in New-Onset Tics in Adults Tied to COVID-19 Stress Surge in New-Onset Tics in Adults Tied to COVID-19 Stress
There has been a surge of new-onset tics in patients with no prior history of these disorders that researchers believe is tied to the psychological stress generated by the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Claims More Than 675,000 US Lives, Surpassing 1918 Flu COVID-19 Claims More Than 675,000 US Lives, Surpassing 1918 Flu
Though the comparison is a bit apples and oranges between now and 1918, the staggering death toll is tragic in any era.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Nursing Shortages Affect Safety During Labor and Delivery Nursing Shortages Affect Safety During Labor and Delivery
Nursing shortages are the biggest safety risk for patients in labor and delivery units, according to a recent survey of obstetricians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

' Empathy Fatigue' in Clinicians Rises With Latest COVID-19 Surge'Empathy Fatigue' in Clinicians Rises With Latest COVID-19 Surge
Amid yet another nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases, clinicians are speaking out about their growing frustration and a concerning loss of empathy for unvaccinated patients who are fueling the pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Nursing Student Expelled After'Insensitive' Writing Assignment Nursing Student Expelled After'Insensitive' Writing Assignment
A college claims a student had shown a pattern of"unprofessional conduct." The student says her freedom of speech is being violated and that she had followed all class instructions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Three'Bad News' Payment Changes Coming Soon for Physicians Three'Bad News' Payment Changes Coming Soon for Physicians
The proposed rule for physician payments contained three big payment negatives, although there were some positive notes too.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Column Source Type: news

COVID-19 Cases Climbing, Wiping Out Months of Progress COVID-19 Cases Climbing, Wiping Out Months of Progress
COVID-19 deaths and cases in the US have climbed back to levels not seen since last winter, erasing months of progress and bolstering Biden's argument for his sweeping new vaccination requirements.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Man Dies After 43 Full ICUs Turn Him Away Man Dies After 43 Full ICUs Turn Him Away
' He knew what the vaccine meant for his health and what it meant to staying alive,'said Raven DeMonia, whose father Ray died Sept. 1 after a search for a cardiac ICU bed across three states failed.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

' Many, Many' More Vaccine Mandates Needed to End Pandemic'Many, Many' More Vaccine Mandates Needed to End Pandemic
Millions of Americans still need to get vaccinated, and if health officials and community members can't reach them, then school and business mandates may be necessary.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Doctors Divided About Need for COVID-19 Boosters: Poll Doctors Divided About Need for COVID-19 Boosters: Poll
Clinicians disagreed about the evidence regarding the need for COVID-19 boosters, as well as the ethics of giving additional shots, in a Medscape poll.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Hospital Pauses Baby Deliveries as Workers Quit Over Vaccines Hospital Pauses Baby Deliveries as Workers Quit Over Vaccines
Lewis County Health System in upstate New York announced Friday that it will pause maternity and delivery services this month after some employees quit rather than get a COVID-19 vaccine.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Biden Vaccine Mandate Rule Could Be Ready Within Weeks Biden Vaccine Mandate Rule Could Be Ready Within Weeks
The White House filled in more details Friday of its newly announced plans to blunt the impact of COVID-19 in the US.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

ECMO Life Support Is a Last Resort for COVID, and in Short Supply ECMO Life Support Is a Last Resort for COVID, and in Short Supply
Doctors often describe ECMO as a way to let the lungs"rest" — especially useful when even ventilation isn't fully oxygenating a patient's blood.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Linked to Rise in Suicide-Related ED Visits Among Youth COVID-19 Linked to Rise in Suicide-Related ED Visits Among Youth
After a steep decline in the pandemic's first months, youth with suicidal thoughts and behaviors visiting an ED resurged, with an overrepresentation among specific subgroups.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

USMLE Nightmare: Med Student's Responses Fail to Record USMLE Nightmare: Med Student's Responses Fail to Record
Three months after learning the clinical exams he took this summer were lost and after failing a rushed retest, a fourth-year medical student remains hopeful he'll get into a residency program.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Seizure a First Sign of COVID in Kids? Seizure a First Sign of COVID in Kids?
Seizures, including status epilepticus, may be the main presenting manifestation of acute SARS-CoV-2 infection in children and require a high index of suspicion for early diagnosis and infection control.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Biden to Announce New Steps to Rein in COVID's Spread Biden to Announce New Steps to Rein in COVID's Spread
President Joe Biden will announce more stringent vaccination mandates for federal workers and contractors tonight. The new rules are expected to be part of a larger plan to fight COVID-19.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Biden Administration Scaling Back Sept. 20 Booster Plan Biden Administration Scaling Back Sept. 20 Booster Plan
The Biden administration still plans to offer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots starting Sept. 20, though the rollout may differ from the initial plan.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Fauci: DeSantis Wrong to Say Vaccines Just a Personal Choice Fauci: DeSantis Wrong to Say Vaccines Just a Personal Choice
Vaccines have been the solution to major public health emergencies in the past, Dr Anthony Fauci said, including smallpox, polio, and measles. But they rely on wide public adoption to work.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Being a Medical Expert: Viable Gig or Ethical Minefield? Being a Medical Expert: Viable Gig or Ethical Minefield?
Being a medical expert witness sounds easy, but there is a lot to know if you want to do it ethically.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Blog Source Type: news

To Understand Airborne Transmission of Disease, Follow the Flow To Understand Airborne Transmission of Disease, Follow the Flow
Viruses and bacteria travel in fluids, such as the air we breathe. Studying exhalations, toilet flushes, and raindrops can sharpen the big-picture view of how to prevent infections.Knowable Magazine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

First Responders Nationwide Resist COVID Vaccine Mandates First Responders Nationwide Resist COVID Vaccine Mandates
The resurgence of COVID-19 and the debate over vaccine requirements have created a fraught situation for the nation's first responders, who are dying in larger numbers but pushing back against mandates.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Idaho Hospitals Nearly Buckling in Relentless COVID Surge Idaho Hospitals Nearly Buckling in Relentless COVID Surge
The patients nestled inside are a lot alike: All unvaccinated, mostly middle-aged or younger, paralyzed and sedated, reliant on life support and locked in a silent struggle against COVID-19.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Trauma and Healing of 9/11 Echo in COVID-19 The Trauma and Healing of 9/11 Echo in COVID-19
Twenty years after 9/11, we're again in the midst of a national emergency —the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts who were involved in recovery from 9/11 suggest take-aways to help us navigate present-day traumas.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Hospitals to Blame for Pandemic Nurse Shortage? It's Complicated Hospitals to Blame for Pandemic Nurse Shortage? It's Complicated
Nurses'union claims that hospitals are responsible because they didn't staff adequately before the pandemic; but other factors are also in play, an expert says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Office-Based Pediatricians Unprepared for Emergencies Office-Based Pediatricians Unprepared for Emergencies
Emergency preparedness in US pediatric offices is variable and less than ideal, especially in smaller independent practices, a 15-month multicenter study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Esoc 2021 esoc 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ESOC 2021Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Conference Coverage Source Type: news

More Benzodiazepine Overdoses in EDs, but Fewer Patients Overall More Benzodiazepine Overdoses in EDs, but Fewer Patients Overall
In a year when emergency department visits dropped by almost 18%, visits for benzodiazepine overdoses did the opposite, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Oxygen Supplies Grow Precarious Amid COVID Surge Oxygen Supplies Grow Precarious Amid COVID Surge
' If it can happen to one hospital, it can happen to any hospital,'Goodloe said.'There is no,'that is happening over there.'There is here in a heartbeat. 'Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-Clogged ICUs'Terrify' Those With Chronic, Emergency Illness COVID-Clogged ICUs'Terrify' Those With Chronic, Emergency Illness
Available critical care beds dwindle in many states as patients with COVID crowd out others with severe disease and emergency needs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 31, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news