However, most common product type and intent of use associated with these visits vary by age.
Meet emergency medicine clinician Lamont Hunter, MPH, PA-C, who practices at a level 1 trauma center and is president of SEMPA.
SEMPA updates practice guidelines on continuing education, skill competency, and curriculum for postgraduate emergency medicine PA education programs.
A public health emergency has been declared in Louisiana and Mississippi after Hurricane Ida caused power outages amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Common risk events during intrahospital patient transport from ED included limb trapping/displacement, collisions, IV line or catheter issues
A 72-year-old woman with a history of narcotic bowel syndrome and prior abdominal surgeries presents to the ED for management of severe right lower abdominal and rectal pain. What is your diagnosis?
For chronically ill, home-based patients, telephone access to NPs is associated with an overall decrease in the number of emergency department visits.
The loop drainage technique is less invasive than the conventional method because it requires 2 smaller incisions rather than 1 large incision with no packing of the wound.
Patients with OUD treated in EDs at OHSU will have a fast-tracked entry to medication-assisted treatment programs, instead of waiting 6 weeks for an appointment.
Within 1 year of implementation, 168 calls were screened; of these, 144 patients consented to receive Mobile Definitive Care Now treatment and 94% were treated on the scene.
A 22-year-old man is brought to the emergency department for the management of facial trauma sustained during an assault at a nightclub.
A young man is diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome on his third visit to an emergency department. Early and late CES signs/symptoms are discussed in this case study
A 40-year-old man reports pain in his right elbow and numbness in his right pinky and ring fingers. What is your diagnosis?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a decrease in the total number of emergency department visits related to child abuse and neglect.
The patient, a 67-year-old female, presented to the emergency department with altered mental status.
Emergency department physicians have high need-for-recovery scores, with increased scores for those with difficulty accessing annual and study leave.
With the use of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) increasing, this study looked at ATS overdose-involved emergency department visit trends and visit characteristics associated with ATS overdose.
Researchers indicate that fears of visiting an emergency department because of the pandemic may be unfounded after concluding that SARS-CoV-2 transmission inside an ED is unlikely.
Technological advancements, new emergency medicine processes, and the COVID-19 pandemic are influencing best practices in caring for older adults.
The neuroprotective effects of hypothermia, and the treatments currently available for rewarming, give patients an excellent chance of neurologically intact survival despite prolonged cardiac arrest times.