News tagged with emergency medicine

After age 18, asthma care deteriorates

It is widely accepted that medical insurance helps older adults with chronic health problems to receive better care. But what about young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, a demographic that also tends to have the lowest ...

Apr 22, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast

Hospitals measure up for Medicare reimbursement

For-profit hospitals are out-performing other hospitals when treating stroke, heart attack and pneumonia patients in emergency departments and, thus, will be more likely to receive bonuses under Medicare's new payment rules, ...

Apr 01, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Antiplatelet drugs don't up ICH risk in new study

(HealthDay)—Pre-existing antiplatelet use does not seem to be associated with an increased risk of ischemic hemorrhage (ICH), according to an observational study published in the February issue of Academic Em ...

Mar 25, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Federal figures miss most work-related amputations

A new report from Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Community Health raises significant concerns about the federal government's system for tracking work-related injuries.

Mar 07, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0