Doc Acquitted, Nurse Convicted: A Double Standard? Doc Acquitted, Nurse Convicted: A Double Standard?
Drs Robert Glatter, Ferdinando Mirarchi, Lewis Nelson, and Thaddeus Pope discuss a recent legal case and how it may affect end-of-life care moving forward.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Hospitals Call for More Choice Than Pricey Blood Treatment Method Hospitals Call for More Choice Than Pricey Blood Treatment Method
The nation ' s largest supplier of platelets is moving to a method it says is easier for hospitals, but one that sharply raises costs, leading some centers to demand more options.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Tool Helps Health System Cut Risky Scripts for Older Adults Tool Helps Health System Cut Risky Scripts for Older Adults
A Rhode Island health system is the largest so far to adopt a program aimed at reducing high-risk prescribing to older patients in the emergency department.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Cannabis-Related ED Visits Up 18-fold for Older Californians Cannabis-Related ED Visits Up 18-fold for Older Californians
Researchers say more work needs to be done to explain why the rate of marijuana-related emergencies skyrocketed among older adults from 2005 to 2019.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Mixing BP Meds With NSAID May Be'Triple Whammy' for Kidneys Mixing BP Meds With NSAID May Be'Triple Whammy' for Kidneys
Combining a diuretic and renin-angiotensin system inhibitor with an NSAID like ibu-profen might raise the risk for kidney injury, a new analysis confirms, pointing to factors that might predict risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Will an Algorithm Save Our Butts in Sepsis? Will an Algorithm Save Our Butts in Sepsis?
"Don ' t tune out about conversations on artificial intelligence in healthcare," says Dr Alok Patel.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

ED Staff Speak Out About Workplace Violence, Ask for Mitigation ED Staff Speak Out About Workplace Violence, Ask for Mitigation
How much is workplace violence contributing to the great resignation in healthcare and what might be done to make clinicians feel more supported? ED doctors and nurses have some ideas.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Innocent Doc Sued After'Secret' Med Expert Says Claim Has Merit Innocent Doc Sued After'Secret' Med Expert Says Claim Has Merit
In some states, plaintiffs can conceal the identity of experts used for affidavits of merit. Is this fair to physician defendants?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 6, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Innocent Doc Sued After'Secret' Medical Expert Gives Okay Innocent Doc Sued After'Secret' Medical Expert Gives Okay
In some states, plaintiffs can conceal the identity of experts used for affidavits of merit. Is this fair to physician defendants?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 6, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

COVID Drove Telehealth Forward in High Gear: Now What? COVID Drove Telehealth Forward in High Gear: Now What?
Experts speaking at the American Telemedicine Association conference focused on how investment in telehealth spiked during the pandemic and what to expect in the near future.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 5, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Breakthrough Spinal Injury Therapy With Help From AI and Robotics Breakthrough Spinal Injury Therapy With Help From AI and Robotics
Scientists say this enzyme could be game-changing for spinal injury patients, helping them heal and regain function faster.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 29, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

No Zinc Benefit Seen in COVID for Mortality or ICU Stays No Zinc Benefit Seen in COVID for Mortality or ICU Stays
In an analysis of registry data including 2000 hospitalized COVID patients, those who had taken zinc recently had no better outcomes than those who hadn ' t been taking zinc.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 27, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

The Future of COVID Testing: Speed, Ease, and Easier Access The Future of COVID Testing: Speed, Ease, and Easier Access
Testing is one of the pillars of public health needed to control the spread of COVID. But if it is too difficult for most people to do, it doesn ' t get done. New methods may soon make it easier.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 26, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Shortage of ICU Beds Did Not Drive COVID-19 Deaths Shortage of ICU Beds Did Not Drive COVID-19 Deaths
A nationwide data review showed no impact between ICU bed scarcity and COVID-19 deaths.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 25, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

3 in 4 Docs Employed by Hospitals, Corporate Entities: Report 3 in 4 Docs Employed by Hospitals, Corporate Entities: Report
Health insurers and venture capital firms are accelerating physician employment since the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 22, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news