Last week Ben described his visit to a German emergency room to get checked out for abdominal pains. The good news is that he's "home" now, or at least as home as much as he ever is. And it seems as though he's feeling better. The bad...Show More Summary
The Wayne State University School of Medicine and Detroit Receiving Hospital of the Detroit Medical Center will serve as a site for a national study that will develop new guidelines for patients released from the emergency room after treatment for suspected acute heart failure symptoms.
ABC News has announced two new reality medical series, Save My Life: Boston Trauma, and Boston EMS. The shows, from the producers of ABC’s Hopkins, Boston Med and NY Med, focus on emergency medical responders and the emergency room personnel at various Boston trauma centers. Show More Summary
The emergency room is often described as a hospital’s front door. A significant portion of any hospital’s daily unscheduled admissions flow through this portal. Without the ER, and a loyal community of referring physicians, no hospital can survive. Many...(read more)
A scoring system that can identify periods of high activity and increased trauma patient deaths in hospital emergency rooms may help hospitals better prepare for surges in trauma patient volume that come with catastrophic events like the Boston Marathon bombing (April 2013) or disasters like the Amtrak train crash (May 2015) in Philadelphia, according to a study.
A new study in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology tracked nearly 300 female patients to find that emergency departments massively overdiagnose urinary tract infections. What’s worse, in many cases ERs fail to diagnose the sexually transmitted infections that are the real culprits behind the symptoms. Show More Summary
Just five races after returning from serious leg injuries, Kyle Busch was back in victory lane celebrating. Four months ago Kyle Busch laid in an emergency room of a Daytona Beach, Fla., hospital. A devastating crash that saw him slam...Show More Summary
After watching the opening segment of this Saturday's Cashin' In on Faux "news," I'd say host Eric Bolling just did his best to prove Real Time host Bill Maher to be correct, when he said he's found the perfect slogan for the Republican party -- "eat shit and die." He also seemed determined to once again prove Rep. Show More Summary
This has been a pretty rough week for me, as I haven't been feeling well the past couple of weeks, and finally ended up going to the emergency room and then doctor this week. The good news is that I feel a bit better. The bad news is that the doctors still haven't been able to figure out what's wrong... Show More Summary
Emergency room visits and hospitalizations of children with severe, potentially life-threatening food allergy reactions increased nearly 30 percent in Illinois over five years, reports a new study. Hispanic children, who previously had the lowest cases of food allergies, had the biggest increase with a 44 percent rise. Show More Summary
The dog days of summer are here. But as we try to catch a cool breeze, that open window can become a dangerous hazard for children. In fact, emergency rooms treat more than 5,000 children each year for injuries related to falls from windows.
Raise your hand if you've been victimized by fashion! Doctors have issued a warning against skinny jeans after one woman spent so much time squatting in a pair of them that they had to be cut off her body in the emergency room! It's so crazy, but IT'S TRUE! The 35-year-old Australian woman in question was helping a [...]
I've been in Germany for a bit over two weeks now, and have had a great time hanging out with my family. That being said, ever since leaving the US I haven't been feeling well. Rather than changing up the verbiage here, I'll simply post...Show More Summary
A failed sword stunt results in a trip to the Emergency Room. (no blood)
(Emergency Room | Helsinki, Finland) Emergency Room | Helsinki, Finland Categories: Health & Body Tags: Emergency Room Emergency Room | Helsinki, Finland(I am admitting walk-in patients in an emergency room. A man walks to me, and he has a bloody handkerchief around his left middle finger. Show More Summary
written by Jennifer Andrassy, SAS Sr. Communications Specialist Jennifer Andrassy (front row, 3rd from right) and fellow SAS runners When I saw my dad in the emergency room, he couldn't say my name. He couldn't move his left arm. He was agitated, disoriented and scared. I was scared, too. Show More Summary
After waiting about two hours, a North Carolina woman allegedly set off the fire alarm and sprinklers in a hospital emergency room. And that made things better?
Although a goal of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act was to provide Medicaid patients with a source of nonemergency care outside of hospital emergency departments (EDs), researchers suggest that these newly enrolled patients...Show More Summary
Florida – The is the shocking moment a former Florida paramedic threw a terminally ill patient out of a gurney on to an emergency room floor. Kenneth Hallenbeck, 35, was fired from his position as a paramedic in March after flippingShow More Summary
According to statistics compiled by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), roughly 25 percent of substance-related emergency room admissions involve a combination of both drugs and alcohol. Poly-Drug Abuse Although heavily abusing “just alcohol” or “only drugs” is hazardous, the combination of the two can be a recipe for disaster. In short,...