Medications

Increase in fatal opioid overdoses after hospital discharge

The period after hospital discharge is a high-risk time for people who use illicit opioids such as heroin, according to new research publishing October 5th in the open access journal PLOS Medicine. Fatal opioid overdoses ...

Cardiology

Early ECMO-facilitated resuscitation ups survival in OHCA

(HealthDay)—Early extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)-facilitated resuscitation improves survival to hospital discharge compared with standard advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) for adults with out-of-hospital ...

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