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2013-10-08 23:33:46

First Choice Emergency Room Announces More Facilities in DFW Metroplex Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Garland, Texas in late October. “We are pleased to be bringing the highest quality emergency medical care to Garland,” said Dr. Mike Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First Choice Emergency Room...

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...

2013-09-24 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,...

2013-09-13 23:02:22

Celebrates with Donation to Deer Park High School and Community Event Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room opened its 18th facility in Deer Park, Texas today. The new Deer Park facility is the 10th location in the Houston area and is located at 3701 Center Street, Deer Park, TX 77536 and can be reached at (281) 884-8700. The facility is open 24 hours, 7 days per week. “We have already received a tremendous welcome from the Deer Park community and are...


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