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.
ATLANTA – With knowledge about Ebola virus disease and how to manage and treat it evolving by the minute, the CDC has released new guidelines for emergency departments based on recent experiences of U.S. hospitals caring for Ebola patients.