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Medical scribes could help doctors care for more patients

Scribes help to increase doctors' productivity and shorten patients' stay at the emergency department, with no significant risk to patient safety, suggest the results of a randomised trial published in The BMJ today.

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You can have a role to play in ER care

(HealthDay)—There are few life events more unsettling than being in a hospital emergency room. In situations that threaten life or limb, you may not have any say in your care.

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I'm a fitness app addict but I know they sabotage my workouts

When I finally gasp to a stop, the monitor shows that my heart rate has averaged 174 beats per minute for the last 40 minutes. I'm a family and emergency room doctor, so I know that is well above normal. There's a small pond ...

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