Euthyroid Sick Syndrome Hits Many With Diabetic Ketosis Euthyroid Sick Syndrome Hits Many With Diabetic Ketosis
A single-center, retrospective review of 396 adults hospitalized for diabetic ketosis or ketoacidosis (91% with type 2 diabetes) found a 58% prevalence of euthyroid sick syndrome.First Look (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 6, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Aspirin/Ketamine Combo Shows Promise in Pain Management Aspirin/Ketamine Combo Shows Promise in Pain Management
Drs Robert Glatter, Sergey Motov, and Joseph Habboushe discuss a specialized form of aspirin and oral ketamine for pain management in the emergency department.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 2, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

WA Hospitals Over Capacity Due to Patient Discharging Woes WA Hospitals Over Capacity Due to Patient Discharging Woes
"We are doing our best, but many of our hospitals...are more strained today than really at any other point since the pandemic began."Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Canadian Emergency Doctors Urge Solution of Staffing Crisis Canadian Emergency Doctors Urge Solution of Staffing Crisis
Crowding and lack of staff are causing conditions in emergency departments across Canada to worsen. An association of emergency physicians calls for immediate action to fix this crisis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Night Shifts in ED Linked to Fewer Pain Scripts at Discharge Night Shifts in ED Linked to Fewer Pain Scripts at Discharge
Researchers suggest physician exhaustion lowers empathy levels.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 11, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Vitamin K Antagonists and TBI: A Deadly Combination? Vitamin K Antagonists and TBI: A Deadly Combination?
Use of vitamin K antagonists are linked to significantly higher risk for death or acute neurosurgery after traumatic brain injury vs direct oral anticoagulants or adenosine diphosphate inhibitors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 11, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Hypnosis Aids Pain Management in the Emergency Department Hypnosis Aids Pain Management in the Emergency Department
Practitioners induce an altered state of consciousness, like a waking dream, in the patient. In this way, the patient does not think about the pain while he or she is receiving treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 8, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Nurse Who Got First COVID Shot Receives Medal of Freedom Nurse Who Got First COVID Shot Receives Medal of Freedom
Presidential award recognizes RN as vaccination trendsetter among celebs, pop culture icons, and civil rights champions, an honor she sees as opening possibilities for women of color and immigrants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 7, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Hospital Gowns Show Signs of Exposing Workers to Infection Hospital Gowns Show Signs of Exposing Workers to Infection
Isolation gowns are supposed to protect healthcare workers from splattered bodily fluids. New studies suggest that too much liquid seeps through some disposable gowns, creating a risk of infection.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA Class 1 Recall: Batteries for CARESCAPE 2860 Ventilator FDA Class 1 Recall: Batteries for CARESCAPE 2860 Ventilator
The backup power source for the CARESCAPE Ventilator may drain unexpectedly fast, prompting concern.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 29, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

School Shootings Rose to Highest Number in 20 Years, Data Shows School Shootings Rose to Highest Number in 20 Years, Data Shows
There were 93 shootings with casualties at public and private K-12 schools from 2020 to 2021, as compared with 23 in the 2000-2001 school year. The latest number included 43 incidents with deaths.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 28, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Congress Passes Bipartisan Gun Legislation Congress Passes Bipartisan Gun Legislation
' Our success today will never be the end of this fight, but this is a beginning, ' said Rep. Lucy McBath, a Georgia Democrat whose son was killed by a gun in 2012. The bill passed 234-193 in the House.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

We Must End Attacks on Hospitals in Conflict Zones We Must End Attacks on Hospitals in Conflict Zones
International laws meant to shield hospitals and health workers from belligerents are rarely, if ever, enforced.Undark (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 23, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Transdermal Med May Directly Target Hostility in Schizophrenia Transdermal Med May Directly Target Hostility in Schizophrenia
Hostility can occur in schizophrenia, even in the absence of psychosis. Transdermal asenapine may directly target this symptom.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 22, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Vaping Safety Views Shifted Following Lung Injury Reports Vaping Safety Views Shifted Following Lung Injury Reports
A new study shows that 2019 reports of lung injuries among e-cigarette users shaped perceptions of safety and sent some users toward traditional cigarettes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 20, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news