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2013-09-30 12:49:50

Researchers report a skyrocketing increase in the number of visits to the emergency department for kids with sports-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI), such as concussions. The study, conducted by emergency physicians at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, shows that emergency visits for sports-related TBI increased 92 percent between 2002 and 2011. The number of children and teens admitted to the hospital with the same diagnosis also increased. That increase was...

2013-09-30 12:28:05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As today's baby boomer generation retires, this demanding generation is pushing for higher levels of care. Continuing Care Retirement Communities across the nation are responding, with new policies and practices designed to advance a wide range of patient-care initiatives. A cutting edge example is Atlantic Shores Retirement Community in Virginia Beach, Virginia - a premier community featuring independent living homes, an assisted...

2013-09-27 23:28:30

Celebrates with Donation to Colleyville Heritage High School and Open House Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room opened its 19th facility in Colleyville, Texas today. The new Colleyville facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 6th facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and is located at 5000 SH 121, Colleyville, TX 76034. The facility is open 24 hours, 7 days per week. “We are pleased to open our new Colleyville facility today,” said Dr. Nick...

2013-09-27 20:22:07

FORT KNOX, Ky., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The scene was chaotic. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130927/DC88228) The 865th Army Reserve Combat Support Hospital (CSH) out of Utica, N.Y., was hit with their first round of casualties since deploying to Afghanistan. One woman was having a miscarriage, another an asthma attack, a third needed an appendectomy and a young boy who'd swallowed a small toy was wheezing from a partially blocked airway....

2013-09-25 23:37:20

First Choice Emergency Room Beach Western Commons Facility Coming Soon Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open its new Beach Western Commons facility in North Fort Worth in October. “We are pleased to announce our Beach Western Commons facility,” said Dr. Mike Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. “We are looking forward to...

2013-09-25 12:27:50

MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It was 2007 and Anthony Baradat was in the process of creating a billboard and TV campaign for a large, national hospital group. Anthony, the founder and creative force behind the AB&A agency, was brainstorming with his team on how best to differentiate their client from all the other hospitals in the South Florida market. Then it hit him. Reasoning that all consumers could relate to waiting in emergency rooms (ER), AB&A...

2013-09-24 10:31:16

Blood samples still the gold standard Researchers have determined that fingerstick cardiac troponin I assay testing using thepoint-of-care i-STAT device is not accurate enough to determine the exact troponin level without the application of a corrective term. The study was funded by the Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center and was published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. The study was conducted by Devin Loewenstein, BS, Christine Stake,...

2013-09-23 23:33:27

d’Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic on emergency room errors like failure to diagnose or providing the wrong treatment. The law firm works with medical malpractice lawyers who have experience with these cases. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The emergency room (ER) is a busy place but hospital staff still has a duty to meet the standard of care. This means recognizing which patients need treatment right now and which patients can wait. The failure to meet this...

2013-09-20 23:24:26

Dr. Heather Myers Welcomed to Her New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced Heather Myers, MD, as the new facility medical director of the Flower Mound, Texas facility. Dr. Myers received her B.S. in Zoology from Texas Tech University and her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her emergency medicine residency at the Martin Luther King Drew...

2013-09-19 23:33:28

Dr. Nick Musso Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced Nick Musso, MD, as the facility medical director of its new Colleyville, Texas location. Dr. Musso, a native of Dallas, graduated from Bishop Lynch High School and the University of Dallas. After an internship in internal medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he completed his...


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Annals of Emergency Medicine
2012-05-04 11:29:56

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1968 and published by Elsevier on behalf of the ACEP. The journal publishes original research, clinical reports, opinion, and educational information related to the practice, teaching, and research of emergency medicine. In addition to general emergency medicine topics, Annals of Emergency Medicine regularly publishes articles on...

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