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Jan 23, 2015
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A tool designed to assess what interferes with acute heart failure patients' ability to care for themselves after hospital discharge holds promise for improving patient outcomes and reducing...

Dec 23, 2014
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A recent rule change adopted by the state Board of Nursing outlines how nurses, under the direct supervision of physicians, are to administer procedural sedation drugs to patients. This will...

Dec 17, 2014
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National Poison Control Center data from 2012 show that poisonings from prescription drugs are the leading cause of injury death in the United States, and that poisonings from "bath salts,"...

Dec 10, 2014

WASHINGTON – The correlation between Internet searches on a regional medical website and next-day visits to regional emergency departments was “significant,” suggesting that Internet...

Dec 8, 2014
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With the holidays approaching — along with increases in decorating injuries, falls from ladders and illnesses related to rich food — emergency physicians are concerned that people are confused...

Dec 4, 2014

For Immediate Release: December 4, 2014 ER Docs Can Treat Pediatric Pain without a Needle WASHINGTON – Children in emergency departments can safely be treated for pain from limb injuries...

Dec 4, 2014
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Fear of police, language barriers, lack of knowledge of cardiac arrest symptoms and financial concerns prevent Latinos – particularly those of lower socioeconomic status – from seeking...

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