News tagged with emergency physician

Survey finds symptoms of burnout common among US physicians

A national survey of 7,288 physicians (26.7 percent participation rate) finds that 45.8 percent of physicians reported at least one symptom of burnout, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Me ...

Aug 20, 2012
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As heat builds, take steps to protect yourself

(HealthDay) -- As the first major heat wave of the summer engulfs the continental United States, health experts are urging people to take special precautions when dealing with scorching temperatures and oppressive ...

Jun 20, 2012
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Study identifies the danger of grill brushes

Rhode Island Hospital physicians identified six cases of accidental ingestion of wire grill brush bristles that required endoscopic or surgical removal. The paper calls attention to the need for the public and physicians ...

Mar 28, 2012
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Confusion about emergency contraception access common

(HealthDay) -- While most pharmacies report having emergency contraception (EC) in stock, misinformation regarding what age women can take it without a prescription is common, according to a study published ...

Mar 26, 2012
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Carpenter strives to change ER experience

Emergency physician Chris Carpenter, MD, wishes his grandfather, a sprinter who once competed against the legendary Jesse Owens, had received different care when he visited the emergency department for bumps ...

Mar 23, 2012
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U.S. health systems not ready for catastrophes: report

(HealthDay) -- In many parts of the United States, the infrastructure and systems to deliver health care during or after catastrophic disasters such as major earthquakes or widespread disease outbreaks are ...

Mar 21, 2012
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