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Mar 19, 2010
Recent news reports of celebrities and college students taking their own lives highlight the need for vigilance and intervention against the tragedy of suicide. The nation's emergency physicians...
Mar 18, 2010
Frequent users of the emergency department are predominantly white, insured and at greater risk for hospitalization due to serious illness, despite public perceptions of them as abusers of the...
Mar 8, 2010
The nation's emergency physicians are urging America's students to stay safe during their spring break vacations by offering 10 tips to help avoid a trip to the emergency department. "Spring break...
Feb 26, 2010
People who received detailed audio instructions on how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) demonstrated better compression rate, hand placement and compression depth than those who did...
Feb 23, 2010Nation's Emergency Physicians Laud President Obama's Efforts to Revive Health Care Reform, but Urge the President and Congress to Address the Critical Problems facing Emergency Patients
As members of Congress and President Obama meet this week about health care reform, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today raised alarm over the recent closure of an emergency...
Feb 1, 2010Nation's Emergency Physicians: Knowing Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack Greatly Improves Chances of Surviving One
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, killing more than 630,000 people a year. February is American Heart Month, an opportunity for the nation's emergency physicians...