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2014-08-15 16:24:10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a potentially precedent-setting ruling, the Washington State Supreme Court determined last week that psychiatric boarding -- the process by which patients are admitted to a hospital, but remain in the emergency department for hours, even days, until psychiatric beds become available -- is unconstitutional and violates the state's Involuntary Treatment Act. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d Responding to this...

2014-08-13 23:10:47

Kenneth Jones, MD Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Kenneth Jones, MD the Medical Director of its new Sienna Plantation facility. “We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jones will be leading our new Sienna Plantation facility in Houston,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. Dr. Jones...

2014-08-13 23:00:21

a2z, Inc is proud to announce the American College of Emergency Physicians presents the ChirpE eBooth Promotion Widget to exhibitors for an opportunity to increase their engagement with attendees at the ACEP14 Scientific Assembly – the largest, most prestigious show in emergency medicine. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 a2z, Inc, the Maryland-based event management software company, is proud to announce the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) presents the ChirpE eBooth...

2014-08-13 16:26:20

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- eScribe Announces Record Growth eScribe, a medical scribe company staffing emergency departments and outpatient practices throughout the country, announces a year of record growth. Over the past 12 months, eScribe has experienced a 200% increase in both revenue and billable hours while sales skyrocketed and the company expanded to new markets, with clients reporting returns as high 450%. Year-Over-Year Highlights Include...

2014-08-13 16:25:48

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the appointment of Miles S. Snowden, M.D., MPH, as the company's chief medical officer effective September 15, 2014. Dr. Snowden is replacing Gar LaSalle, M.D., who retired from this position earlier this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135979 "TeamHealth's CMO plays a...

2014-08-13 12:28:10

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winchester, Virginia, based Valley Health is implementing Net Health's Agility Software for their occupational medicine (OM) EHR needs at urgent care locations in Virginia and West Virginia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135790 Valley Health is replacing an existing EHR with Agility Software because it's able to drive the dual functionality required for urgent care centers that also provide occupational medicine services, a...

2014-08-13 04:21:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not because of lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. Despite clear signs of malnutrition or risk of malnutrition, more than three-quarters had never previously been diagnosed with malnutrition, according to the results of a study to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine...

2014-08-12 23:11:28

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Austin Area Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Pflugerville – FM 685 facility in late August. “I am pleased to announce that we are expanding in the Austin area with a second facility in the Pflugerville area,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice...

nanosheets for burn wounds
2014-08-12 03:00:58

American Chemical Society Wrapping wound dressings around fingers and toes can be tricky, but for burn victims, guarding them against infection is critical. Today, scientists are reporting the development of novel, ultrathin coatings called nanosheets that can cling to the body’s most difficult-to-protect contours and keep bacteria at bay. The researchers are speaking about their materials, which they’ve tested on mice, at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American...

2014-08-12 08:30:01

-Significant Expansion in Altrazeal® Commercialization- ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (OTCQB: ULUR), today provided an update on its recent Altrazeal(®) commercial activities. In the past 45 days, shipments to fulfil orders have been made to the United Arab Emirates and Romania. Also, additional shipments have been made to Italy and Afghanistan to fulfil their initial orders. Prior to the end of August we will be shipping the initial orders for another...


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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

William Fisher
2012-09-05 10:27:46

William Fisher is American physician and a former NASA Astronaut. He was born William Frederick Fisher on April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in North Syracuse, New York in 1964. He continued on to attend Standford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences in 1968. The following two years, Fisher worked on graduate studies in Microbiology and received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Florida in 1975....

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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