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Patients with sickle cell disease rely more on the emergency room as they move from pediatric to adult health care, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
President Barack Obama may have defeated opponents of his landmark health care law in the courts and at the ballot box, but the sweeping reforms still face a rocky road ahead.
Health Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S emergency rooms tended to more than 11,400 cases of drug-related health complications specifically linked to the use of synthetic marijuana in 2010, a new government report reveals.
Addiction Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Jonathan Welch, MD, a physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, never thought his family would be part of a medical error. But when his mother's battle with cancer took a sudden turn ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the first study to compare mental health-related emergency department (ED) visits between children with and without autism spectrum disorders (ASD), researchers found that ED visits are nine times more likely to be for ...
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Obama administration is strengthening the prescription drug coverage that will be available to the millions of people who will start getting insurance through the nation's health care overhaul.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Yale team of researchers has looked at the cost of seeking out-of-network medical care, and whether private insurance companies are transparent about the cost.
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLOS Medicine, Sabine Gabrysch from the University of Heidelberg, Germany and colleagues draw upon a literature review, expert survey, and consensus method to recommend new signal functions to monitor and tr ...
Health Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While general pediatricians and pediatric emergency physicians value their role in concussion management, a study of their self-reported knowledge, practices and attitudes points to the need for improved concussion-specific ...
Pediatrics Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research into controversial pay-for-performance schemes has suggested they may help to save the lives of NHS patients.
Health Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Drug giant Pfizer Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter profit fell 14 percent as sales plunged, mainly due to U.S. generic competition to cholesterol fighter Lipitor, long the world's top-selling drug.
Other Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Steps to manage pain and stress in pediatric emergency medical care are recommended, according to a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published online Oct. 29 in ...
Pediatrics Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In rural areas, pediatricians can play a key role in the development, implementation, and ongoing supervision of emergency medical services for children (EMSC), according to a policy statement ...
Health Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many child care providers have rules that exclude sick children from care, spurring anxious moments for millions of working parents. In a new University of Michigan poll, one-third of parents of young children report they ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Marijuana use—both natural and synthetic—may cause cannabinoid hyperemesis (CH) a little-known but costly effect that researchers suggest is a serious burden to the health care system as it often leads to expensive diagnostic ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0