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Prehospital epinephrine administration was associated with return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) in paediatric patients who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. However, there were no...
Using a multidisciplinary group that redesigned a clinical pathway and order sets for bronchiolitis, physicians were able to substantially reduce albuterol use at a large children’s hospital without impacting other outcome measures, according to a study published in Pediatrics. “Given the...
Researchers have found significant pupillary changes in high school football athletes after they had sustained a high-acceleration head impact, and the changes were detected using a noninvasive, hand-held, quantitative pupillometry (QP) device, which potentially could be used in a nonclinical...
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...

Conference Reports

By Nancy Melville

CHICAGO -- December 2, 2019 -- The use of immediate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the emergency department (ED) improves diagnostic accuracy in identifying scaphoid and other wrist fractures while reducing overall costs, according to a study presented here at the...

By Walter Alexander

PHILADELPHIA -- November 19, 2019 -- Compared with delayed coronary angiography, immediate coronary angiography did not improve1-year survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study presented here at the 2019 American Heart Association (AHA)...

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...

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