Medications

Opioid epidemic responses overlook gender

Yale health experts warn that current efforts to confront the growth of opioid addiction and overdose deaths must better incorporate an understanding of how women fit into this epidemic.

Cardiology

Researcher reveals results of study on emergency breathing tubes

In a landmark study, researchers found that patients treated with paramedic oxygen delivery using a newer, more flexible laryngeal breathing tube may have a greater survival rate after sudden cardiac arrest than the traditional ...

Other

Computing power to optimise the mobile emergency care network

Optimised distribution of emergency medical service stations can ensure rapid emergency care for even greater swathes of the population – and save money at the same time. This is the result of a study by Karl Landsteiner ...

Cardiology

Time to epinephrine tied to survival in non-shockable OHCA

(HealthDay)—For patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) with non-shockable initial rhythm, each minute delay in epinephrine administration is associated with reduced survival and unfavorable neurologic outcomes, ...

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