Cardiology

How long do people need to be monitored after fainting?

For the first time, physicians in the Emergency Department (ED) have evidence-based recommendations on how best to catch the life-threatening conditions that make some people faint. New research published in Circulation suggests ...

Health

Study examines home health care in medicare beneficiaries

According to an analysis published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Medicare beneficiaries receiving home health services who are dually enrolled in Medicaid, live in a low-income neighborhood, or are Black ...

Other

This GI test could help patients avoid a hospital stay

Symptoms of possible upper GI bleeding (UGIB) are a leading cause of hospital admissions through emergency departments. But according to a new study, use of capsule endoscopy can avoid many unnecessary hospital admissions ...

Pediatrics

Moving in first year of life ups preventable hospitalizations

(HealthDay)—Children who move homes in the first year of life have a significantly increased risk of emergency admissions for potentially preventable hospitalizations (PPH) between ages 1 and 5 years, according to research ...

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