Emergency Medicine

  • emergency department
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    The authors of a recent study sought to update trends in the proportion of missed opportunities to diagnose cardiovascular events such as acute myocardial infarction and stroke in the emergency department setting.
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EXCLUSIVES

  • opioids
    Prescription opioid use and abuse remains a serious problem in the United States, with many factors contributing to the epidemic. In a new study, researchers compared emergency department providers’ perceptions of their opioid prescribing habits to actual prescribing data. To see if the results could alter future prescribing habits, read more.
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  • drinking water lead
    Results of a new study shed light on an important risk factor for mortality related to cardiovascular disease and ischemic heart disease: lead poisoning.
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  • emergency room
    Findings from a new study have indicated that nocturnal administration of a particular sedative may help prevent delirium in hospitalized, critically ill patients in the intensive care unit.
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Podcasts

  • Corrine Voils research

    Dr Corrine Voils, from Williams S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, discusses her latest research paper about the myths of medication adherence.

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Case Reports