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January 14, 2022

Allied Health Professionals Fill the Gaps in Healthcare Settings Allied Health Professionals Fill the Gaps in Healthcare Settings

In the past 12 months, 96% of healthcare facilities reported using temporary allied healthcare professionals to supplement their existing staff, based on survey results from 204 […]
January 14, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin Fared Well Against Reinfections COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin Fared Well Against Reinfections

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Indian-made COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin strongly protected New Delhi healthcare workers against […]
December 30, 2021

Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After ‘Mild’ TBI Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After ‘Mild’ TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), even a mild type, can lead to post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) up to a year after the head injury occurs, new research […]
December 21, 2021

Even Without Concussion, Brain Trauma Signs in Football Players Even Without Concussion, Brain Trauma Signs in Football Players

Even if a college football player is assessed for concussion and given the all clear, longer-term brain trauma may still be present, according to a new […]
December 17, 2021

As Hospitals Fill Up, Paramedics Spend More Time Moving Patients As Hospitals Fill Up, Paramedics Spend More Time Moving Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. GUNNISON, Colorado — The night after Thanksgiving, a small ambulance service that […]
December 8, 2021

High-Flow Surpasses Low-Flow Oxygen for COVID-19 High-Flow Surpasses Low-Flow Oxygen for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 patients with severe disease were significantly less likely to require mechanical […]
December 8, 2021

Nevada Jury: Health Insurers Owe ED Doctors $60M in Damages Nevada Jury: Health Insurers Owe ED Doctors $60M in Damages

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the largest U.S. health insurance companies and its branches in Nevada were found liable Tuesday for $60 million in punitive […]
November 16, 2021

Who’s Keeping Track of Police Killings? Who’s Keeping Track of Police Killings?

Every year in the U.S., people die after police fire gunshots, tase and restrain them, or accidentally crash into their cars during pursuits. But try to […]
November 9, 2021

Be Alert for Antidepressant, Benzodiazepine Overdoses in the ED Be Alert for Antidepressant, Benzodiazepine Overdoses in the ED

Emergency physicians need to be able to detect and manage antidepressant and benzodiazepine overdoses, Craig Smollin, MD, professor of clinical emergency medicine, University of California San […]
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