Flowing Data has created an infographic of the 250 products most frequently associated with emergency room visits throughout the year.
Zsa Zsa Gabor celebrated her 99th birthday on Saturday, February 6, but according to TMZ only two days later she was rushed to the emergency room with breathing difficulties. Zsa Zsa Gabor rushed to hospital 2 days after her 99th birthday...Show More Summary
Nathan Yau created an interactive visualization of Consumer Product Safety Commission data on emergency room visits spurred by product-related injuries. At the top are floor and stair injuries followed by various sports and bed injuries. "Why People Visit the Emergency Room" (FlowingData)
These are the top 250 products that people injure themselves on or with in a year. Tags: emergency room, health
Salma Hayek was rushed to the emergency room on Saturday after a minor head injury, hustling to the hospital from the set of her latest movie, "Drunk Parents." Thankfully she's alright now, but the costume she had on when she rushed directly to the hospital from the set was as unfortunate as any minor accident. Show More Summary
A 24-year-old man was wounded Saturday morning in a shooting on the West Side in the city's Lawndale neighborhood. Shortly after 8 a.m., the man walked into the emergency room of Mount Sinai Hospital and reported he had been shot in the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue, said Officer Janel...
The freshman drama puts you inside a bustling emergency room with a new immersive video. We speak with the creator and executive producers about virtual reality and the evolution of storytelling.
After Maine state trooper Douglas Cropper pulled over a driver over for speeding, he ended up saving his life from a heroin overdose, with assistance from Leon Chick, an emergency room nurse who stopped by to help out. via reddit
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers calculated that infectious diseases account for 13.5 percent of emergency room (ER) visits involving older adults -- a higher percentage than ER visits for heart attacks and congestive heart failure combined. Infectious diseases are those that can be passed from person-to-person and caused by viruses, bacteria, or parasites.
In a first-of-its-kind study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers calculated that infectious diseases account for 13.5 percent of emergency room (ER) visits involving older adults--a higher percentage than ER visits for heart attacks and congestive heart failure combined. Show More Summary
I'll bet that if you'd gotten a small group of cab drivers, accountants, emergency room nurses, police sergeants, barbers, small town lawyers, and secretaries together, they would have said that rapidly letting massive numbers of immigrants into your nation without considering the question of assimilation might not be a great idea. Show More Summary
The news this morning: wait times at GTA emergency rooms are bad, the Durham garbage incinerator is open for business, and the train shed at Union is causing problems. Despite improving standards of quality over the last decade and a half, many emergency rooms are failing to provide real-life care that matches, according to a new Toronto Star report. Show More Summary
InI've Seen The Future Of Healthcare. I Like What I See, I noted ZOOM+ had a radically different approach to Emergency Rooms. Now that ZOOM+ is also a health plan, it’s logical that they would go after one of the biggest areas of unnecessary and expensive care — the ER. [...]
Emergency rooms are health care’s front line — in the United States, nearly 45 out of 100 people visit an ER in any given year. But there’s an issue brewing behind the scenes in emergency medical facilities, one that can’t be fixed by a simple stitch or bandage. Show More Summary
Each approaching blizzard brings warnings about the dangers of shoveling snow, an activity that sends thousands of Americans to emergency rooms each winter. Don't tackle the walkway if you aren't in good enough shape, say the experts. You can get hurt or, even worse, trigger a heart attack or stroke.Read full article >>
Dr. David H. Newman, accused of groping patients in an emergency room in Manhattan, was a prominent advocate of health care reform.
A prominent emergency room doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital on the Upper East Side was arrested and accused of drugging, groping and masturbating on a female patient and groping another.
An emergency room doctor accused of ejaculating into a drugged patient's face turned himself in to police Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports. David Newman of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City reported to the NYPD Special Victims...Show More Summary
Dr. David Newman, the prominent Mount Sinai emergency room physician accused of ejaculating on a sedated patient’s face, was questioned Tuesday morning by Special Victims Unit detectives, ABC 7 is reporting. The station reports that Newman was subsequently taken into custody. Read more...
A noted Mount Sinai emergency room doctor accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a patient is expected to turn himself into police Tuesday, sources said. Dr. David H. Newman will surrender to investigators at the Manhattan Special Victims unit for the Jan. 11 incident. Authorities had been awaiting the results of a DNA test before...