News tagged with emergency medicine

Seniors are not just wrinkly adults

Emergency patients over the age of 74 have significantly different and more complex health and social needs than their younger counterparts, even after controlling for illness severity, which has important implications about ...

Jun 27, 2013
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Injuries from ocean waves more common than thought

(HealthDay)—A study out of Delaware suggests that injuries to beachgoers caused by ocean waves are more common and severe than previously suspected, and people need to be aware of the ocean's power—even ...

Jun 23, 2013
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Gettysburg offers lessons on battlefield medicine

(AP)—As gunshots ravaged the bodies of tens of thousands of soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg 150 years ago, military doctors responded with a method of treatment that is still the foundation of combat ...

Jun 23, 2013
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New concussion data: Two biomarkers better than one

Scientists are scrambling to gather data for the FDA to support the need for a blood test to diagnose brain injury in the United States. The University of Rochester Medical Center just added significant evidence by reporting ...

Jun 18, 2013
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