Routine Viral Testing in EDs Has Limited Benefit Routine Viral Testing in EDs Has Limited Benefit
Rapid testing doesn ' t necessarily reduce antibiotic use but can help in specific cases with high-risk patients and infection control in hospitals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 14, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Deterioration and ICU Admission in Nunavik Trauma Patients Deterioration and ICU Admission in Nunavik Trauma Patients
A retrospective study identified several predictors of clinical deterioration and ICU admission for trauma patients transferred from Nunavik, Quebec.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 7, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Residents Unionizing: What Are the Benefits, the Downsides? Residents Unionizing: What Are the Benefits, the Downsides?
Dr Alok Patel discusses the benefits and potential downsides of residency program unionization.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 6, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

To Save Lives, Let's Listen to Damar Hamlin To Save Lives, Let's Listen to Damar Hamlin
This cardiologist worries that Americans are more likely to pull out a phone to video a sudden cardiac arrest than to render aid. Better access to AEDs is a start, but more education is key.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 6, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Proposed Medicare Pay Bump Falls Short, Doc Groups Say Proposed Medicare Pay Bump Falls Short, Doc Groups Say
AAFP and MGMA criticized a pending bill for providing too small of an increase for Medicare clinician payment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 6, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

EMT Pulls Off Last-Second Freeway Rescue — Dressed as Barbie EMT Pulls Off Last-Second Freeway Rescue — Dressed as Barbie
Driving home from the Barbie movie, an EMT on the verge of quitting saves a life after a violent crash — and rededicates herself to emergency medicine and med school.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 1, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

CA Suit Targets Anti-Bias Training in Health Care CA Suit Targets Anti-Bias Training in Health Care
The litigation is part of a national crusade by right-leaning advocacy and legal groups against diversity, equity, and inclusion, or DEI, initiatives in health care.KFF Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 29, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Business of Medicine Source Type: news

Transgender Medicare Users See More ED Visits Transgender Medicare Users See More ED Visits
A new study urges more inclusive transgender care and cultural sensitivity to reduce discrimination in primary care and lower ED visits.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 29, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Risk of Serious Head Injuries Higher in Elderly Risk of Serious Head Injuries Higher in Elderly
An analysis of the NEXUS Head CT database offered key insights into blunt head trauma epidemiology, presentations, and injury patterns, particularly in older patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 29, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Intraoperative Anemia Tied to Higher CABG Mortality in Women Intraoperative Anemia Tied to Higher CABG Mortality in Women
The increased mortality risk associated with female sex was mediated to a large extent by interoperative anemia, a new study suggested.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 27, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

How to Keep Your Patients Safe This Ramadan How to Keep Your Patients Safe This Ramadan
With increasing prevalence of chronic illnesses, old age, and frailty, doctors are likely to encounter Muslim patients with chronic conditions asking for their advice.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 27, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Approves Iloprost for Severe Frostbite FDA Approves Iloprost for Severe Frostbite
Iloprost significantly reduced the risk for amputation resulting from severe frostbite.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 20, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Thiamine Offers Renal Protection in Septic Shock Thiamine Offers Renal Protection in Septic Shock
A post hoc analysis suggested that thiamine supplementation improved renal replacement therapy-free survival in patients with septic shock.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 19, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Two-thirds ED Visits for Low-Risk PE Admitted Unnecessarily Two-thirds ED Visits for Low-Risk PE Admitted Unnecessarily
Nearly two thirds of ED visits by patients with acute pulmonary embolism resulted in unnecessary hospitalization, suggested a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 19, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

New Data on Antithrombotics in Cervical Artery Dissection New Data on Antithrombotics in Cervical Artery Dissection
The STOP-CAD study signaled a short course of an antithrombotic regimen might lower ischemic stroke risk in some patients without significantly increasing major bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 14, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news