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

COVID-19 Accelerated Psych Problems for Critical Care Clinicians COVID-19 Accelerated Psych Problems for Critical Care Clinicians
Snapshot survey data from critical care workers showed significant increases in depression, anxiety, and somatic symptoms during the pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 20, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

What to Do After a Chemical, Biological, or Nuclear Incident What to Do After a Chemical, Biological, or Nuclear Incident
During a webinar, emergency physicians discussed the need for protective equipment, the separation of contaminated patients, and the notification of authorities in case of a suspected attack.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 13, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Are All Medical Errors Now Crimes? The Nurse Vaught Verdict Are All Medical Errors Now Crimes? The Nurse Vaught Verdict
Drs Robert Glatter, Jane Barnsteiner, and Megan Ranney discuss medical errors related to medication dispensing, inspired by a recent event.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 13, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Tebipenem Pivoxil Hydrobromide Offers Oral Option for Complex UTIs Tebipenem Pivoxil Hydrobromide Offers Oral Option for Complex UTIs
Clinical cure occurred in at least 90% of patients who received either treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 7, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Subcutaneous Insulin Safely Treats DKA, Keeps Patients From ICU Subcutaneous Insulin Safely Treats DKA, Keeps Patients From ICU
Despite recommendations, standard treatment of patients with diabetes who experience diabetic ketoacidosis at US hospitals continues to be intravenous insulin in ICUs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 7, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The Pandemic Exacerbates the'Paramedic Paradox' in Rural America The Pandemic Exacerbates the'Paramedic Paradox' in Rural America
Emergency medical services are a lifeline in regions with scarce medical care. But paramedics, trained to respond to patients with life-threatening injuries, are in short supply where they ' re needed most.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 7, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

US Hospitals Warned About Potential Russian Cyberattacks US Hospitals Warned About Potential Russian Cyberattacks
None have happened since the Ukraine invasion began, but they could still occur, and hospitals are far from prepared, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

What Do You Think About the Pain Scale? What Do You Think About the Pain Scale?
A pain scale can often be a helpful tool in understanding the level of pain your patient is experiencing, but it can have its limits.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 29, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Surgery in CJD Patients a Potential Risk Factor for Transmission Surgery in CJD Patients a Potential Risk Factor for Transmission
One in five patients with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) undergo surgery, which could lead to iatrogenic transmission of this rare but universally fatal prion disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 24, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New FAST Definitions May Improve Trauma Assessment of Children New FAST Definitions May Improve Trauma Assessment of Children
Ultrasonography experts have developed consensus-based definitions for the Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma (FAST) tests to assist in decision-making for children who have suffered blunt abdominal trauma.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 24, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Health Officials Urge Preparation, Not Panic, for Next COVID Wave Health Officials Urge Preparation, Not Panic, for Next COVID Wave
US officials are closely watching Germany, Italy, and the UK to track recent trends.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 22, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

' Vast Majority' of COVID Patients Wake Up After Ventilation'Vast Majority' of COVID Patients Wake Up After Ventilation
The ' vast majority ' of COVID-19 patients on mechanical ventilation eventually wake up, a key finding that should be considered in making decisions about life-sustaining therapies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 18, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

COVID Surge in Western Europe Puts US Health Experts on Alert COVID Surge in Western Europe Puts US Health Experts on Alert
During the past 2 years, widespread outbreaks in Europe have been followed by similar surges in the US weeks later.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 18, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Lacking Mental Health Support, First Responders Turn to Peers Lacking Mental Health Support, First Responders Turn to Peers
COVID-19 revealed a mental health crisis among healthcare workers. A peer support group in Colorado is trying to help.Undark (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 16, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news