Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos

BARCELONA, Spain -- January 28, 2020 -- Levels of certain circulating microRNAs and vasoactive amines are significantly higher in patients with syncope and can be used for early detection and diagnosis, according to a study presented here at The International Conference of...

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...

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)....

By Erik MacLaren

DENVER -- November 1, 2019 -- Implementation of high-sensitivity troponin T (hsTnT) assays in emergency departments (EDs) has reduced the proportion of patients placed on observation for acute coronary syndrome (ACS), according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual...

By Eric Ramos

NEW ORLEANS -- October 22, 2019 -- Among patients hospitalised due to a pulmonary embolism, those who smoked were more likely to be readmitted within 30 days of discharge, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American College of CHEST...

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