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2010-10-04 15:09:51

A pediatric medical response to a major disaster should focus on three consecutive missions: protection of life and limb, continuing care, and finally, humanitarian aid, according to research presented Sunday, Oct. 3, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco.

2010-09-30 17:23:00

Hospital Leadership is Essential To Breaking Up Emergency Department Gridlock LAS VEGAS, Sept.

2010-09-25 01:48:24

The well-documented disparities in cardiac care may begin almost as soon as patients arrive at hospital emergency rooms.

2010-08-26 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainScope Company, Inc. today announced the publication of clinical research findings from a study in patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) following a closed head injury.

2010-08-25 08:15:21

Emergency room waiting times could be cut by over one third and patients' length of stay by almost two-thirds, thanks to a new approach to the triage process of sorting patients for further assessment and treatment.

2010-08-16 23:27:00

JERUSALEM and NEEDHAM, Massachusetts, August 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oridion (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN), creator of the Smart Capnography(TM) family of algorithm-based solutions, today announced that it will present the results of a new study involving its flagship Smart Capnography technology - Integrated Pulmonary Index(TM) (IPI) - at the Advanced Technology Applications for Combat Causality Care Conference (ATACCC). "Pilot Evaluation of the Integrated Pulmonary Index on...

2010-07-30 08:49:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients who are not proficient in English and provided with professionally trained, in-person interpreters in the emergency department report higher satisfaction with their communication in the ER, as do the physicians treating them, according to the results of a randomized controlled trial released this week online in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Examining Effectiveness of Medical Interpreters in Emergency Departments for Spanish-Speaking...

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