Tag: "emergency" at medical news
Ten-minute emergency room intervention for problem drinkers
... researchers in Academic Emergency Medicine. "The emergency
room is an ideal opportunity to identify and treat...blems," said Gail D'Onofrio, M.D., acting chief of emergency
medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and associate professor of surgery at Yale School of Medicine. "...
Exercise tolerance is good screening test for chest pain patients
...- Mayo Clinic researchers studying patients in the emergency
department with acute chest pain report in the cur...uch from more costly stress imaging testing in the emergency
department. The evaluation of patients who come to the emergency
department with chest pain is a maj...
Is caesarean section linked to postnatal depression?
...y published on bmj.com today. Furthermore, neither emergency
caesarean section nor assisted vaginal delivery (u...gard to mode of delivery, say the authors. Even if emergency
caesarean section or assisted vaginal delivery is required, women can be reassured that there is no ...
Concerns over the future of children's health care in British general practice
... encourage parents to bypass primary care and seek emergency
care in hospitals, while general practitioners have yet to take on a major role in managing chronic disorders, many of which persist into adult life, writes Professor David Hall. Health promotion for teenagers is also problematic because of concerns...
Penn study will compare heart failure management technologies
...their homecare more effectively in order to reduce emergency
rooms visits and improve outcomes." The study wil...events within the past year requiring a trip to an emergency
room. A primary care physician or internist must be managing each volunteer's heart failure. Partic...
Columbia study finds hemophilia therapy dramatically improves outcomes for bleeding stroke
...rug Administration, it will become only the second emergency
treatment for stroke in more than three decades the first was TPA, approved by the FDA in 1996. "Current medical and surgical options for ICH are not effective. Thirty-five to 50 percent of patients die within one month and if they survive, they li...
NYU Child Study Center receives grant from the American Red Cross September 11 recovery program
...to widows and children of firefighters, policemen, emergency
medical service and port authority personnel whose lives were lost as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. This project was supported by a September 11 recovery grant from the American Red Cross Liberty Disaster Relief Fund. The ...
Psychiatric disorders greatly underdiagnosed in hospital emergency departments
...ychiatric disorders are underdiagnosed in hospital emergency
departments, affecting an increasing number of Ame... and African American patients from three hospital emergency
departments in the Midwest and South, psychologist Seth Kunen, Ph.D., Psy.D., from the Earl K. Long ...
Miniaturized lab permits saliva screening on the go
...also make the difference in the doctor's office or emergency
room, when you would need to know whether or not to administer antibiotics." In addition to Penn's School of Dental Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Science, this project involves participation from researchers from Leiden University i...
A new method for early detection of disease outbreaks
...ch as primary complaints of patients coming to the emergency
room or calling a nurse hotline--are being collect...hod by applying it to data collected from hospital emergency
departments in New York City. The researchers analyzed diarrhea records from 2002, and did both a "r...
Researchers offer emergency workers a lifeline
...round Zero are well documented, but sometimes even emergency
services workers need support after dealing with s...e for Applied Social Research. "For the most part, emergency
services people are well equipped through training and personality style to deal with trauma," says ...
Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD
...n plans include addition of ICU beds, expansion of emergency
and operating rooms, cardiac catheterization labs and other procedure rooms. RTKL Associates of Los Angeles has been chosen to design the facility. Completed plans will be presented to the UC Board of Regents for final approval, with the new faciliti...
Routine HIV screening should be expanded, study finds
...ings as outpatient clinics, urgent care clinics or emergency
rooms in areas that have in the past been deemed l... whether at a hospital, clinic, routine medical or emergency
room visit. The model then calculated the incremental costs and benefits across the lifetime of typi...
Study shows protective equipment not very effective for rugby players
...r. Anna E. Waller, research assistant professor of emergency
medicine. Other authors are David J. Chalmers and Yvonne N. Bird of the University of Otago; Kenneth L. Quarrie, now of the New Zealand Rugby Union; and Michael Feehan, formerly of Otago and Harvard universities and now owner of Observant LLV, a priv...
Emergency department study supports giving dehydrated children fluids by mouth
...estinal inflammations, according to a new study by emergency
medicine physicians. Because oral therapy can be s...derate dehydration. The research, performed in the emergency
department of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, supports previous recommendations by expert g...
US FDA grants full approval to DOXIL(R) following submission of phase III data
...d. Medications to treat such reactions, as well as emergency
equipment, should be available for immediate use. Severe myelosuppression may occur. Dosage should be reduced in patients with impaired hepatic function. Accidental substitution of DOXIL for doxorubicin HCl has resulted in severe side effects. DO NOT...
Non-lethal weapons focus of research study
...ciate research director and assistant professor of emergency
medicine, is the principal investigator in the study, which is scheduled to begin early this year. As many as 12 qualifying law-enforcement agencies across the nation that utilize less-lethal weapons will participate as study sites. Bozeman prefers t...
Opportunity missed: TIA patients receive less aggressive attention than those with stroke
...to understand that experiencing a TIA is a medical emergency
and those who have symptoms should seek attention in the emergency
room," Dandapani said. "For physicians, a TIA represents an opportunity to prevent a catastrophic s...
Government approach to cutting hospital stays may be misleading
...t intervention. To test their theory, they tracked emergency
admissions in people aged 65 or more who had had at least two emergency
visits to hospital in one year. This is the main criterion for admission to the Evercare programme* ...
Association publishes blueprint to strengthen stroke care from prevention through recovery
...nati (Ohio) and vice chairman of the department of emergency
medicine, said tPA use for ischemic stroke is one ...t information available to primary care providers, emergency
services and the public. "This is a non-partisan document," Schwamm said. "It is not about making ...
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