Monday, December 16, 2019
Tags Critical care/emergency medicine

Tag: critical care/emergency medicine

Gender bias continues in recognition of physicians and nurses

New Rochelle, NY, June 17, 2019--A new study has shown that patients are significantly more likely to correctly identify male physicians and...

Using data to decide when to transfer patients by medical helicopter

CLEVELAND--The increased use of medical helicopters over the last half-century has saved countless lives by quickly getting patients from trauma to the emergency room...

Research reveals sustainable method to produce lifesaving opiate antidotes at reduced...

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 11, 2019 - Overdose from opiates has skyrocketed. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, on average,...

Almost 400 medical practices found ineffective in analysis of 3,000 studies

Scientists have identified nearly 400 established medical practices that have been found to be ineffective by clinical studies published across three top medical journals.Writing...

New evidence questions use of saline fluids to resuscitate children with...

Doctors have urged hospitals around the world to reconsider the type of fluids used to treat children gravely ill with sepsis.In a new study,...

NHS-funded private sector hip operations worsening health inequality

New research examining the impact of outsourcing NHS hip operations to the private sector concludes that continuing the trend towards private provision and reducing...

Race could be a determinant in physician-patient interactions and pain treatment...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- A 62-year-old with stage IV lung cancer that has spread to his bones, causing unspeakable pain, is trying to convince...

Opioid epidemic increases number of organs available for transplant

Chicago, June 6, 2019 - The confluence of two major health crises--the opioid epidemic and organ shortage--has moved surgeons to consider transplanting...

Home exercise program reduces rate of falling in at-risk seniors

An in-home exercise program reduced subsequent falls in high-risk seniors by 36 per cent, according the results of a 12-month clinical trial published today...

Should STEMI patients recover in the ICU?

A trip to an intensive care unit can be more than twice as costly as a stay in a non-ICU hospital room,...