Radiographic contrast media is considered a common cause of hospital-acquired renal insufficiency, yet the latest research on contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) suggests there may be no relationship between contrast use and renal injury1,2...» Read More
Evan Kuhl MD
I thought I had caught him. Logging onto our prescription monitoring system, I found recently filled prescriptions for hundreds of doses of Oxycodone, Morphine, and Hydromorphone from multiple emergency departments and pain management specialists...» Read More
A recent article in The British Medical Journal highlights the impact of a web based aid to help in the decision for either admission for observation or referral for outpatient workup in those with chest pain. Low-risk chest pain patients are...» Read More
Last month, Health Affairs published new research on hepatitis C treatment in American prisons. Hepatitis C is a liver disease and the most common bloodborne pathogen in the United States, infecting approximately 1 percent of the general...» Read More
New data published this summer studies medical marijuana trends in the United States. Specifically, one article published in Health Affairs and written by Ashley and David Bradford of...» Read More
Guest blogger, Dr. Evan Kuhl, writes about the struggle of addressing analgesia in the ED.
Guest blogger, Dr. Evan Kuhl, writes about Diversion in the ED.