Unexplained Collapse Unveils Rare Blood Disorder Unexplained Collapse Unveils Rare Blood Disorder
After recovering from COVID-19, a woman was discovered unconscious at her workplace, triggering a series of events culminating in an unforeseen diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - November 17, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Mobile Stroke Units Tied to Better Outcomes vs EMS Mobile Stroke Units Tied to Better Outcomes vs EMS
Mobile stroke units equipped with clot busting medications, CT machines, and video connections to a physician are linked to better patient outcomes, including stroke avoidance, vs traditional EMS.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - November 13, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

High Levels of Concern About ED Boarding Crisis High Levels of Concern About ED Boarding Crisis
Poll reveals 80% of adults worried about emergency department wait times and boarding crisis. Experts stress the urgent need for reform.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - November 10, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Ontario's Virtual Urgent Care Program Had Limited Effect Ontario's Virtual Urgent Care Program Had Limited Effect
An effort to divert patients with low-acuity complaints from emergency departments has not affected healthcare utilization significantly, according to researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - November 7, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Early Cryoprecipitate Fails to Improve Trauma Hemorrhage Outcomes Early Cryoprecipitate Fails to Improve Trauma Hemorrhage Outcomes
Despite high hopes for early cryoprecipitate intervention, the CRYOSTAT-2 study reveals it doesn ' t significantly enhance outcomes in patients with trauma.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - November 6, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Greater Suicide Risk for Trans, Gender-Diverse Teens in ED Greater Suicide Risk for Trans, Gender-Diverse Teens in ED
Transgender and other gender-diverse youth who visited the emergency department at a single institution had more than five times greater odds of a positive suicide screening.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - November 3, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Piperacillin-Tazobactam Poses No Renal Risk in Adults With Sepsis Piperacillin-Tazobactam Poses No Renal Risk in Adults With Sepsis
Comparing safety profiles of piperacillin-tazobactam and cefepime could help in choosing the safer empirical therapy for emergency department patients with suspected sepsis, suggests a new JAMA study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - November 3, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

SMI Linked to Higher All-Cause Mortality Risk After COVID SMI Linked to Higher All-Cause Mortality Risk After COVID
Death rates from COVID-19 were much higher among people with serious mental illness and Black Caribbean/Black African persons than among White persons, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - November 1, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

EDs Misdiagnose 5% of Cerebrovascular Syndrome Cases EDs Misdiagnose 5% of Cerebrovascular Syndrome Cases
Patient factors such as age and sex may increase the risk for misdiagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 20, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Pain Management in the ED Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Pain Management in the ED
Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks are included in the emergency physicians ' scope of practice, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians ' policy statement. But how safe and effective are they in this setting?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 20, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Traumatic Injuries Rare in Pediatric Drowning Traumatic Injuries Rare in Pediatric Drowning
How prevalent are clinically important traumatic injuries among children presenting with a drowning encounter? Should radiographic studies be the general norm for assessing trauma in these children?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 20, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Can Bi-Plane Ultrasound Solve Difficult Accesses in the ED? Can Bi-Plane Ultrasound Solve Difficult Accesses in the ED?
Successful first-attempt peripheral intravenous cannulation in patients with difficult venous access can avoid delays in administering medications in the emergency department. Is bi-plane imaging the long-sought answer?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 20, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Successful Penicillin Allergy Delabeling in Pediatric ED Successful Penicillin Allergy Delabeling in Pediatric ED
Direct oral challenge is appropriate for children requiring acute antibiotics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 19, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Wide Complex Tachycardia: SVT or VT? Wide Complex Tachycardia: SVT or VT?
Treat all WCTs as ventricular tachycardia and you ' ll save lives.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 17, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Female Residents From Minority Groups Face Assessment Bias Female Residents From Minority Groups Face Assessment Bias
Women from underrepresented minorities in residency programs receive disproportionately poorer evaluations than their White male counterparts, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 12, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news