Mental disorders interact with physical multimorbidity to increase odds of frequent ED visits.
Increased job fulfillment, decreased burnout seen for critical care physicians working 7-day rotations.
The slope of emergency department visit rates over time did increase significantly in 2014 to 2016 compared with previous trends but these effects were independent of insurance coverage.
Findings seen for red blood cells from female, previously pregnant, or sex-discordant donors.
During 15-year study period, 64,686 children younger than 5 treated in emergency departments.
Dr Marzouka discusses the fact that patients cannot shop around for a better deal when going to the emergency department and are almost never presented with the cost of care prior to receiving it.
Patients at D, F hospitals have 91.8% increased risk for avoidable death compared with A hospitals.
Researchers conducted a literature search to identify whether buprenorphine initiation in the emergency department would reduce mortality rates in patients suspected of opioid withdrawal.
The USPSTF concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for elevated blood lead levels in asymptomatic children and pregnant women.
The risk of intussusception related to rotavirus vaccination was undetectable as a result of low vaccine coverage and limited statistical power.
States that have implemented a texting ban see significantly fewer motor vehicle crash-related emergency department visits..
The Grey’s Anatomy effect is a term that describes the disconnect between real-life and television medicine.
Uninsured patients more likely to be discharged, transferred vs privately insured patients.
The quality of surgical outcomes varies widely across hospitals affiliated with the US News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals.
Researchers found data to support psychological treatments to reduce the number of headaches and the headache index.
Visits for edible cannabis more likely to be for acute psychiatric symptoms, intoxication.
Findings based on analysis of academic emergency medicine physicians from 2013 to 2017.
Sustained virologic response to the HCV in patients with HCV and HIV coinfection is associated with a lowered risk of diabetes and mortality.
Largest increases in emergency department visits seen for teens, African-Americans, Hispanic patients.
Long-term use of systemic hormone replacement therapy may slightly increase the risk of developing Alzheimer disease.