News tagged with emergency physician
Medical residents training to work in the emergency department need more formal stroke training, says a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress, noting that, as the first point of contact in stroke care, they ...
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Could the emergency room be a good place to spot undiagnosed eating disorders among teens, and help steer them to treatment? A new study from the University of Michigan suggests that could be the case.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Doing things a little differently in the emergency room could mean fewer missed cases of heart disease, according to physicians at the University of Florida.
Cardiology Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Fainting after recent air travel could be a sign of pulmonary embolism (PE), a potentially fatal blockage in the lungs. Syncope or fainting is an uncommon symptom of pulmonary embolism; however, new research presented at ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Men who are heavy drinkers and homeless for long periods of time have 400 times the number of head injuries as the general population, according to a new study by researchers who said they were shocked by their findings.
Health May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The use of bath salts as recreational drugs has greatly escalated in recent years. Researchers from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma describe an incident of a man experiencing significant ...
Health Oct 24, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
In the first North American study to examine population rates of Emergency Department (ED) use for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ...
Health May 13, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Blazing temperatures can bring on serious illness if you're not careful. Dr. Abhi Mehrotra, an emergency physician at UNC Hospitals, offers tips on protecting yourself and your family against extreme heat.
Health Jun 09, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0