Calif. Safety-Net Hospitals Lost Over $3.2B During Pandemic: Study Calif. Safety-Net Hospitals Lost Over $3.2B During Pandemic: Study
New research indicates that COVID-19 had a debilitating effect on operating revenue at safety-net hospitals in California ― but government assistance provided much needed relief.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 26, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Children With Mild TBI at Risk for Behavioral and Emotional Problems Children With Mild TBI at Risk for Behavioral and Emotional Problems
Behavioral and brain MRI data show further evidence of a significant association between mild traumatic brain injury and impaired mental health.First Look (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 23, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Experts Issue Health Warning About Giving Melatonin to Kids Experts Issue Health Warning About Giving Melatonin to Kids
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine advises parents to seek medical advice before giving melatonin to children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 23, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Is the Pandemic Over? If Only It Were That Simple Is the Pandemic Over? If Only It Were That Simple
President Biden ' s claim has caused the debate over COVID-19 to explode yet again. It has roiled the already divided public, fueled extensive coverage on television news, and led pundits to take sides.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 22, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Minorities Hit Especially Hard by Overdose Deaths During COVID Minorities Hit Especially Hard by Overdose Deaths During COVID
New data underscore the urgent need to expand prevention, treatment, and harm reduction efforts tailored to American Indian or Alaska Native and Black populations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 21, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Anesthesiologist Arrested, Implicated in Death of Colleague Anesthesiologist Arrested, Implicated in Death of Colleague
Federal officials say Raynaldo Ortiz Jr, MD, allegedly tampered with IV bags, resulting in the death of a fellow anesthesiologist and multiple cardiac emergencies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 16, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Tracking Whether Hospitals Deliver Culturally Competent Care Tracking Whether Hospitals Deliver Culturally Competent Care
In an industry obsessed with consumer satisfaction national patient surveys still don ' t get at an important question: Are hospitals delivering culturally competent care?Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 8, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Influenza Vaccine May Offer Much More Than Flu Prevention Influenza Vaccine May Offer Much More Than Flu Prevention
A robust link between the influenza vaccine and reduced stroke risk, even outside of flu season, suggests the jab has more to offer than just protection from the virus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 8, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Paxlovid Rebound in COVID-19: Where We Stand on Drug Regimens Paxlovid Rebound in COVID-19: Where We Stand on Drug Regimens
Drs Robert Glatter and Paul Auwaerter discuss Paxlovid rebound and recommendations for patients with COVID-19.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

For Comatose OHCA, Higher Oxygen, BP Targets Not Better: BOX For Comatose OHCA, Higher Oxygen, BP Targets Not Better: BOX
Outcomes in comatose patients who had survived an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest were similar with a ' restrictive ' vs a ' liberal ' oxygenation strategy, or with a higher vs lower blood pressure target.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 30, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Are Mass Shootings Contagious? Are Mass Shootings Contagious?
Research shows that mass shootings appear to spread in ways that mimic infectious diseases ― and that addressing them that way can help reduce the killings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 30, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

How Docs in Firearm-Friendly States Talk Gun Safety How Docs in Firearm-Friendly States Talk Gun Safety
Clinicians say discussing firearms safety with patients is easier when the focus is on health, not politics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 26, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Former Nurse Charged With Murder in Death of 97-Year-Old Patient Former Nurse Charged With Murder in Death of 97-Year-Old Patient
Police arrested a former Kentucky nurse Tuesday 4 months after she allegedly gave"something special" to a patient who was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 25, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Incomplete Recovery Common 6 Months After Mild TBI Incomplete Recovery Common 6 Months After Mild TBI
More than half of patients with mild traumatic brain injury and negative head CT scan have not recovered completely 6 months after sustaining their injury, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 22, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Poor Physician Access Linked With Unplanned Return ED Visits Poor Physician Access Linked With Unplanned Return ED Visits
A prospective, observational study of patients aged 75 years and older suggests there are persistent problems with timely access to physicians, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 19, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news