News tagged with hospital emergency rooms
Hospital emergency departments play a growing role in the U.S. health care system, accounting for a rising proportion of hospital admissions and serving increasingly as an advanced diagnostic center for primary care physicians, ...
Health May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Medicine has found that nearly one quarter of patients may return to the emergency department ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Following a hospitalization, patients face many challenges as they transition home. A new study of this vulnerable period published by Yale School of Medicine researchers in JAMA found that a substantial number of patien ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The evacuation of some 320 patients during the catastrophic October storm known as Sandy was just the beginning for NYU Langone Medical Center.
Other Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
President Barack Obama may have defeated opponents of his landmark health care law in the courts and at the ballot box, but the sweeping reforms still face a rocky road ahead.
Health Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contrary to popular belief, there is no connection between lunar phases and the incidence of psychological problems. This is the conclusion reached by a team of researchers directed by Professor Geneviève Belleville of Université ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
Emergency rooms are more crowded than ever, with more than 136 million people making a trip annually. According to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) 2012 Annual Scientific ...
Health Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The amount and severity of pain that you experience after an automobile accident may depend on your genes, early new research suggests.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Computerized medical records were supposed to cut costs. Now the Obama administration is warning hospitals that might be tempted to use the technology for gaming the system.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People suffering from asthma or other chronic lung problems are typically only able to get a measure of their lung function at the doctor's office a few times a year by blowing into a specialized piece of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
When minutes matter, Yes is the best answer. And emergency room physicians at Mayo Clinic are finding the YES Board is the place to find answers.
Other Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hawa Kollie lies on her back screaming in pain, her head throbbing and body aching after the loss of first her baby, and then her uterus. Like many Liberian women, she got to the hospital too late.
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A highly detailed CT scan of the heart can safely and quickly rule out the possibility of a heart attack among many patients who come to hospital emergency rooms with chest pain, according to the results of a study that will ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- By using practical strategies based on available literature, notifying survivors of a death in the emergency department can be less traumatic for both the survivor and the physician, nurse, ...
Other Mar 13, 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