December 2, 2022
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Some studies suggest that drug screens rarely influence clinical interventions or disposition, but other authors support the use of routine drug screening in the ED. In addition to this dispute, the test itself is associated with problems that restrict its ability to provide real-time, clinically-relevant information and is often misunderstood by the ordering physician.
Which is the correct antibiotic? It's an increasingly complicated question for ED physicians, and presents significant liability risks.
Treatment of severe hypertension in today's busy emergency departments can be confusing and a large source of medical liability.
A growing number of hospitals are allowing patients to view their own medical records electronically. Does this increase liability risks for emergency physicians?