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.
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.
Women who become pregnant from infertility treatment may be at an increased risk for postpartum hemorrhage, admission to the intensive care unit, or puerperal sepsis as well as death.
Once again, a large study of Danish residents confirmed that the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine is not associated with an increase in autism.
Compared with liquid-based cytology, routine primary hrHPV screening better detected cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse and cervical cancer.
Medicaid expansion has created an “urgent need” to engage primary care practices in serving the expanded Medicaid population.
High-flow oxygen was found to be effective for cluster headaches, with less complications than seen with triptans.
In postmenopausal women, low optimism, high negative emotional expressiveness, and hostility are associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes.
Low serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D may be associated with elevated blood glucose levels, a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
Results of a recent study suggest that aerobic exercise may contribute to improved executive function.