Annals of Emergency Medicine

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal. It is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). Annals is the foremost journal in emergency medicine. It has the largest circulation at over 28,000 subscribers, several times its nearest competitor. It is the emergency medicine journal most frequently cited by authors and by other emergency medicine journals. It has the highest impact factor of all 11 emergency medicine/resuscitation journals tracked by the Science Citation Index. It has even been called one of the 100 most influential scientific journals of the past century.

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Elsevier
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Seniors with more continuity of care use the ER less

Seniors with traditional Medicare coverage who have more continuity of care - defined as consistently seeing the same physician in an outpatient setting - have lower chances of visiting an emergency department, according ...

Aug 24, 2016
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You want shorter ER stays? Bring in the nurses

Protocols allowing nurses to administer certain types of treatment in the emergency department can dramatically shorten length of stay for patients with fever, chest pain, hip fractures and vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, ...

Aug 25, 2016
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How to manage pain in the ER: Ask the patient

Simply asking the question, "Do you want more pain medication?" resulted in satisfactory pain control in 99 percent of emergency department patients participating in a study. The study of a new evidence-based protocol to ...

Jun 12, 2015
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EpiPens save lives but can cut like a knife

Epinephrine autoinjectors can be life-saving for patients experiencing anaphylaxis - a life-threatening emergency - but a new case series published online Tuesday in Annals of Emergency Medicine identifies design features ...

Oct 08, 2015
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