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.
Unintended pregnancies were reported 7 times more often by patients who took antibiotics compared with those who took control medicines.
Systolic orthostatic hypotension and variability in visit-to-visit seated systolic blood pressure postural change are associated with greater dementia risk.
Johns Hopkins University is now accepting applications to its DNP/MPH program, which will launch in the summer of 2021.
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital analyzed the US emergency physician workforce and to calculate emergency physician population density.
Researchers sought to determine whether triglyceride levels were independently associated with cardiovascular disease among patients with coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes.
Study findings do not support the use of vitamin D3 supplementation to prevent depression in adults.
Results from a retrospective study found that obesity in men and younger patients with COVID-19 was associated with an increased risk for death.
The Theraflu Home FluTest, a novel rapid influenza diagnostic test, demonstrated good sensitivity and specificity for both influenza A and B viruses.
Young adults with asthma experienced improved clinical outcomes after undergoing virtual care, known as a multi-level EMR-integrated smartphone-telemedicine program.
Electronic cigarette use is associated with lifetime asthma in US adolescents, and may become more damaging when combined with marijuana or cigarette smoking.
Following the initial pandemic wave of SARS-CoV-2 infections, it is unclear what trajectory of transition SARS-CoV-2 might take.
Researchers sought to examine the safety of aspirin as a primary prevention method for atherosclerotic cardiovascular events in high-risk patients.
Treatment with ondansetron for pediatric gastrointestinal illnesses was associated with decreased rates of return to the emergency department or urgent care within 72 hours.