Patient Management

HYPERVENTILATION

Recent studies document a high incidence of hyperventilation by prehospital providers, with a potentially detrimental effect on outcome in traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Posted Monday, September 17, 2007

ED Kiosks Let Patients Avoid Long Lines

DallasED provides self-service computer kiosks for patient check-in.

Posted Monday, September 17, 2007

Health Issues Linger for 9/11 Responders

It takes less than a year for doctors to treat most patients with Hodgkin's disease. Ryan McCormick has been battling the lymphatic system cancer for four.

Posted Thursday, September 13, 2007

Hearts don't keep beat with iPods, study hints

Researchers say the music devices interfered with pacemakers in nearly 30 percent of their test group.

Posted Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Sick 9/11 Responders Still Coming Forward

Six years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the number of first responders and workers who are ill and are seeking monitoring and treatment continues to rise, a trend that surprises the medical professionals caring for them.

Posted Monday, September 10, 2007

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A Slice of Humble Pie

In this case, almost everyone involved thought there was nothing significantly wrong with the patient. Check the ECG strips and test your assessment.

Posted Thursday, September 6, 2007

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A Slice of Humble Pie

In this case, almost everyone involved thought there was nothing significantly wrong with the patient. Check the ECG strips and test your assessment.

Posted Thursday, September 6, 2007

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Proper Strap Tightness for Immobilization

A recent study was conducted at the University of North Carolina Hospitals Emergency Department in an attempt to define adequate spinal immobilization.

Posted Sunday, August 5, 2007

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Proper Strap Tightness for Immobilization

A recent study was conducted at the University of North Carolina Hospitals Emergency Department in an attempt to define adequate spinal immobilization.

Posted Sunday, August 5, 2007






 

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