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November 15, 2022

Tips for Providing In-Flight Assistance Tips for Providing In-Flight Assistance

In most cases, passengers on an airline flight are representative of the general population, which means that anyone could have an emergency at any time. A […]
October 28, 2022

Sexual Assault-Related Visits to the ED Are on the Rise Sexual Assault-Related Visits to the ED Are on the Rise

Visits to emergency departments (EDs) following sexual assault increased 15-fold from 2006 through 2019, as determined from a national database of visits to hospitals in the […]
October 19, 2022

Asthma ED Visits Predict Failed Housing Inspections Asthma ED Visits Predict Failed Housing Inspections

Visits to the emergency department (ED) for asthma increase more than a year before a failed inspection by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development […]
October 18, 2022

Pulse Oximetry Unreliable for Carbon Monoxide Diagnoses Pulse Oximetry Unreliable for Carbon Monoxide Diagnoses

BERLIN — A new analysis shows that pulse oximetry is not reliable enough to be used to diagnose carbon monoxide poisoning, researchers said at the European […]
October 13, 2022

Novel Head-Up CPR Position Raises Odds of Survival Novel Head-Up CPR Position Raises Odds of Survival

Individuals who experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) with nonshockable presentations have a better chance of survival when first responders use a novel CPR approach that includes […]
October 12, 2022

Critics Say Newsom’s Pricey Medicaid Reforms Leave Patients Behind Critics Say Newsom’s Pricey Medicaid Reforms Leave Patients Behind

Edward Green, who is in his late 20s, sought emergency room care at MLK Community Hospital in South Los Angeles in April after running out of […]
October 10, 2022

Longer Boarding Times Predict Patient Processing in ED Longer Boarding Times Predict Patient Processing in ED

Each additional 10 minutes of boarding in the emergency department (ED) was associated with a 0.8-minute increase in door-to-provider time, on the basis of data from […]
October 6, 2022

ED Docs Seek Accountability for Violence Committed by Patients ED Docs Seek Accountability for Violence Committed by Patients

Acts of violence targeting the professionals who staff America’s emergency departments has gotten significantly worse since the COVID pandemic’s onset — with serious implications for the […]
October 6, 2022

Docs Seek Accountability for Violence Committed by Patients Docs Seek Accountability for Violence Committed by Patients

Acts of violence targeting the professionals who staff America’s emergency departments has gotten significantly worse since the COVID pandemic’s onset — with serious implications for the […]
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