(HealthDay)—Nearly all emergency room doctors surveyed order pricey MRIs or CT scans their patients may not need, mainly because they fear malpractice lawsuits, according to a new report.
Studies find emergency doctors and paramedics commonly misinterpret documents for end-of-life care choices
Emergency care providers vary in their understanding of a type of medical order intended to communicate seriously ill patients' choices for life-sustaining treatments, according to a pair of studies in the March Journal of ...
(HealthDay)—Children are at greatest risk of being hit by a car at the end of the school day, as well as in the evening, a new study finds.
Both physicians and patients overestimate the risk of heart attack or death for possible acute coronary syndrome (ACS) as well as the potential benefit of hospital admission for possible ACS.