PISCATAWAY, NJ – A quiet trend going on for decades received a boost this fall with the passage of a resolution by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) recognizing and supporting the use of pharmacists in emergency departments.
LOS ANGELES – Even in states that make it more difficult to sue for malpractice, emergency physicians remain likely to practice “defensive medicine,” according to a new study from the RAND Corporation.
KALAMAZOO, MI – Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) are showing up in emergency departments in increasing numbers and the trend is likely to accelerate in coming decades, according to recent research.
DETROIT — In up to two-thirds of cases, acute infection with human immunodeficiency virus presents as a mononucleosis-like illness. Yet, a survey of emergency medicine residents suggested they would rarely screen for acute retroviral syndrome (ARVS), missing opportunities for early diagnosis and treatment.