Similar Result for Craniotomy, Craniectomy in Acute Hematoma Similar Result for Craniotomy, Craniectomy in Acute Hematoma
A randomized trial in acute subdural hematoma shows similar outcome whether the bone flap is replaced or not during decompressive surgery, although replacing the bone flap avoids another surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 27, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Doctor Saves Choking Girl at a Baseball Game Doctor Saves Choking Girl at a Baseball Game
An ophthalmologist steps out of his comfort zone to save a little girl ' s life at a local ballgame ― and contemplates what it means for an MD to be prepared.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 27, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

How Safe Is the Blackout Rage Gallon Drinking Trend? How Safe Is the Blackout Rage Gallon Drinking Trend?
Robert D. Glatter, MD, and Lewis S. Nelson, MD, discuss a drinking trend that has become popular on social media.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 21, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Steep Rise in Cannabis-Related Suicide Attempts Steep Rise in Cannabis-Related Suicide Attempts
There has been a 17% increase in suspected suicidal cannabis exposures reported to US poison control centers over the past 13 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 20, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

A Baby Stops Breathing at a Grocery Store ― An ICU Nurse Steps In A Baby Stops Breathing at a Grocery Store ― An ICU Nurse Steps In
When an infant goes into cardiac arrest in the middle of a store, an ICU nurse with no pediatric experience must begin CPR.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 19, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

CMS Inpatient Payment Rule for 2024: Key Takeaways CMS Inpatient Payment Rule for 2024: Key Takeaways
The new proposed rule would boost acute-care hospital payments while adopting measures to advance health equity and patient safety.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 18, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Physical Exercise Tied to a Reduction in Suicide Attempts Physical Exercise Tied to a Reduction in Suicide Attempts
Patients with mental or physical illness who participated in an exercise intervention had fewer suicide attempts, although there was no reduction in suicidal ideation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 14, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Sentinel Events in Hospitals Continue To Rise Sentinel Events in Hospitals Continue To Rise
Patient falls accounted for 42% of sentinel events in 2022, continuing a trend from recent years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 13, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

ICH Location May Guide Secondary Prevention Strategy ICH Location May Guide Secondary Prevention Strategy
A new study shows different risks for future cardiovascular events in patients with lobar and non-lobar intracerebral hemorrhage.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 10, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

EM Leaders Call for Stop to New or Expanded Programs EM Leaders Call for Stop to New or Expanded Programs
Unfilled emergency medicine (EM) residency slots spur appeal for limits. Residents say the rise of corporate EM discourages students from choosing the specialty.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 7, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Safety, Efficacy of Analgesics for Low Back Pain'Uncertain'Safety, Efficacy of Analgesics for Low Back Pain'Uncertain '
A new review reveals considerable uncertainty around the efficacy and safety of analgesic medications for acute low back pain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 28, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Melatonin a New Way to Reduce Self-Harm? Melatonin a New Way to Reduce Self-Harm?
Treating sleep disturbances associated with depression and anxiety may decrease the risk of intentional injuries in adolescents, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 27, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Arrest'Extremely' Rare in Women Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Arrest'Extremely' Rare in Women
Women have a significantly lower risk of suffering cardiac arrest during sports, which begs the question of risk-adapted screening in women, researchers propose.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 22, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

More Sleep, Fewer Beeps: Hospitals Should Let Patients Rest More Sleep, Fewer Beeps: Hospitals Should Let Patients Rest
Alok S. Patel, MD, discusses the need to improve sleep for hospitalized patients.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 21, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Emergency Med Docs Feel'Trapped' by Noncompete Policies: Survey Emergency Med Docs Feel'Trapped' by Noncompete Policies: Survey
Amid a new survey highlighting the financial and mental strife noncompete agreements cause emergency physicians, ACEP urges the FTC to finalize the proposed federal ban on restrictive covenants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 16, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news