News Archives

October 13, 2016

New data published this summer studies medical marijuana trends in the United States.

October 10, 2016

Triage is the process of determining treatment priority based on the severity of a patient’s condition.

October 06, 2016

Emergency physicians commonly use a combination of history, physical exam, EKG, labs, and imaging to help diagnose congestive heart failure (CHF) in the emergency department in patients who present with shortness of breath.

September 06, 2016

A key indicator of emergency department (ED) performance is length of stay (LOS), or how long a patient remains in the ED from the time they arrive until departure.

August 10, 2016

Emergency Medical Technicians are trained to assess patient signs and symptoms and deliver specific, protocol-based treatments in the pre-hospital setting.

August 09, 2016

Acute ischemic stroke is a time-sensitive disease requiring rapid identification and treatment.  The landscape of care for acute ischemic stroke is changing rapidly with both new and existing treatments that improve outcomes.

July 21, 2016

Guest blog about the increase in synthetic cannabinoid use and its presentation in the ED!

July 08, 2016
Guest blogger, Dr. Evan Kuhl, writes about how disposition decisions can be a red flag for poor outcomes in the ED.