News tagged with emergency room doctor
Although guns are used in over half of all American suicides, a new study shows that many emergency room doctors and nurses do not routinely ask suicidal patients about their access to firearms.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A group of doctors and public health experts are urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to protect young people from the effects of caffeinated energy drinks. In a letter ...
Health Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Short interruptions – such as the few seconds it takes to silence that buzzing smartphone – have a surprisingly large effect on one's ability to accurately complete a task, according to new research led ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 07, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 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 |
A group of doctors and nurses protested outside New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office Friday to ask for more help in rebuilding the city's healthcare system in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People whose hearts stop abruptly are only half as likely to be given bystander-initiated CPR in poor black neighborhoods as they are in higher-income white areas, a new study indicates.
Other Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Working on a remote, barren peak in the Bolivian Andes, Ryan Paterson and his fellow emergency room doctors came face-to-face with everything from altitude sickness to appendicitis to complications of sickle ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The parents of 7-year-old Sierra Jane Downing thought she had the flu when she felt sick days after camping in southwest Colorado.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Doctors have long known that some kids suffering severe emotional turmoil find relief in physical pain -- cutting or burning or sticking themselves with pins to achieve a form of release.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The remnants of Hurricane Irene did what policymakers hadn't been able to accomplish for more than a decade - close the state's antiquated psychiatric hospital.
Health Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Three Sicilian brothers had heart attacks on the same day which killed two of them, while the third was saved because was visiting his mother in hospital, the Corriere della Sera daily said Tuesday.
Other Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP) -- The family of a California girl whose extremities were amputated because of a lengthy emergency room delay has agreed to a $10 million malpractice settlement.
Other Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sufferers of serious psychological distress spend an average of $1,735 more on health care each year compared to those without the condition. However, recognizing psychological distress and treating it is often complicated ...
Health May 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0