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Aug 24, 2016
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Seniors with traditional Medicare coverage who have more continuity of care – defined as consistently seeing the same physician in an outpatient setting – have lower chances of visiting an...

Aug 4, 2016
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The nation's emergency physicians continue to closely monitor and prepare for the evolving situation regarding the Zika virus, which recently was confirmed to spread locally in southern Florida....

Aug 2, 2016

WASHINGTON —Protocols allowing nurses to administer certain types of treatment in the emergency department can dramatically shorten length of stay for patients with fever, chest pain, hip...

Aug 1, 2016
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Summer fun is nearing an end. It's almost time to put away the swimsuits and dust off the book bags. More than 50 million students will head into the classrooms in a few weeks. The nation's...

Jul 27, 2016
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A paper published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine warns that a new street drug combining fentanyl and a novel synthetic opioid is being marketed illicitly as Norco but is much...

Jul 7, 2016

WASHINGTON —The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), a long supporter of the now-defunct Emergency Medical Services for Children National Resource Center (EMSC NRC), applauds the...

Jul 7, 2016
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Visits to emergency departments for patients with hypertension increased by 64 percent between 2002 and 2012 while hospitalizations for those visits declined by 28 percent. A study published...

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