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Feb 24, 2015
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Leaders from eight professional health organizations, including the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and the American Bar Association have issued a call to action to reduce...

Feb 10, 2015
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Medical liability reform for physicians who practice in emergency departments is essential to improving the delivery of patient care, saving costs and protecting patients in a medical emergency,...

Feb 5, 2015
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The nation is dealing with the worst measles outbreak in more than a decade. Once again — and reminiscent of the recent Ebola crisis — the nation's emergency physicians are working to track...

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...

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