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By Denise Baez Intranasal naloxone can reverse opioid overdose, but not as efficiently as intramuscularly-administered naloxone, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. The 93 individuals randomised to intramuscular naloxone administration were less likely to require a rescue dose of...
Researchers have developed a unique model allowing them to predict which children arriving to the emergency department (ED) are most likely to go into septic shock. In a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, the researchers detailed how they ran electronic medical records through a modern...
Focused cardiac ultrasound (FOCUS) performed by emergency physicians with advanced training in emergency ultrasound may significantly lower the likelihood of the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) in most patients who are suspected of PE and have abnormal vital signs, according to a study...
A study published in the journal Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management found that 20% to 50% of patients developed an irregular heartbeat that required defibrillation during the active cooling phase of therapeutic hypothermia following an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. When analysing...
Screening for suicide risk in paediatric emergency departments is an effective approach to identify risk for subsequent suicide-related emergency department visits, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. Although the 4-item Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) questionnaire has been...

Conference Reports

By Erik MacLaren

DENVER -- November 2, 2019 -- Intravenous (IV) cetirizine is non-inferior to IV diphenhydramine in the treatment of acute urticaria and has a better safety profile, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American College of Emergency...

By Erik MacLaren

DENVER -- November 2, 2019 -- The ability of Google Translate to accurately translate discharge instructions in the emergency department (ED) varies widely between languages according to data presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American College of Emergency...

By Erik MacLaren

DENVER -- November 2, 2019 -- Colitis was the most common immune-related adverse event (AE) diagnosed in patients taking immune checkpoint inhibitors who presented to an emergency department (ED), according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the...

By Erik MacLaren

DENVER -- November 2, 2019 -- Using low doses of the antipsychotic droperidol for pain management in the emergency department (ED) is safe and not associated with increased mortality, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American College...

By Erik MacLaren

DENVER -- November 1, 2019 -- Many practitioners may be prescribing excessive doses of ketorolac to patients presenting to the emergency department, according to research presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)....

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