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‘Will You Be My Emergency Contact?’ Takes On a Whole New Meaning

And if you’re related, it may mean that you will now be entered into a medical study together so scientists can figure out if sinus infections or anxiety run in your family. What? That’s right. Researchers have begun experimenting with using emergency ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 20 May 2018

Emergency department wait times longer than average in Capital Region

... in emergency departments (which is the industry term for what was previously called the emergency room, or ER). Dr. Frederick Goldberg, vice president-medical affairs and chief medical officer at Nathan Littauer, said the hospital’s steady progress ...

Source: The Daily Gazette
Published: 20 May 2018

Medical center opens new emergency department

It is part of a $100 million expansion and renovation project, which will provide more space and privacy. “We’re dealing with the most intimate parts of people’s lives, and in crisis it’s important to have privacy. Every single room in this ...

Source: KEZI 9abc News
Published: 21 May 2018

When to go, not to go the emergency room

The emergency room is an important revenue source for hospitals, but isn't the best option for minor complaints like sinus infections, rashes or ankle sprains. But never hesitate to make that 911 call for any life-threatening medical problems. "Anything ...

Source: KRISTV.com
Published: 21 May 2018

Physicians report distress, burnout about providing emergency-only dialysis to undocumented immigrants

“The burden of [emergency-only hemodialysis] on clinicians should inform discussions of systemic approaches to support provision of adequate care based on medical need.” In an accompanying editorial, Ashwini R. Sehgal, MD, from Case Western Reserve ...

Source: Healio
Published: 21 May 2018

‘It takes a strong person’ — Bates Emergency Medical Services is at your service

On a recent Monday afternoon, some three dozen Bates students convened in Chase Hall’s Hirasawa Lounge to practice the CPR skills they’d learned that morning. On a cue from Michael Dube, the instructor of the Emergency Medical Technician certification ...

Source: Bates College
Published: 18 May 2018

Ask a Specialist: Emergency Medical Services

HONOLULU (KHON2) - May 20 - 26, 2018, is National Emergency Medical Services or EMS week, where we celebrate EMS professionals and the important work they do in the community. Learn more about EMS and how they work with hospital emergency departments to ...

Source: KHON2
Published: 21 May 2018

Emergency Medical Services Week recognizes First Responders

SCOTTSBLUFF - As the Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska’s Trauma Region 4 and lead trauma hospital, Regional West provides vital, well-coordinated emergency services for local communities throughout the region. In recognition of Emergency Medical ...

Source: starherald.com
Published: 20 May 2018

Clinicians' Perspectives on Providing Emergency-Only Hemodialysis to Undocumented Immigrants: A Qualitative Study

Dr. Raghavan: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center ... with end-stage kidney disease receive hemodialysis only when they are evaluated in an emergency department and are found to have life-threatening renal failure (“emergency-only hemodialysis ...

Source: Annals.org
Published: 21 May 2018

Johnny Manziel Surfaces In Bev Hills After Medical Emergency

Johnny Manziel is back in action after being hospitalized in Texas last week ... returning to L.A. for a fancy dinner with his wife, Bre Tiesi. The QB looked healthy and sober on his way out of Mastro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills ... where he told ...

Source: TMZ
Published: 18 May 2018

Emergency workers file lawsuit alleging discrimination

Members of the New York's emergency medical services say in a lawsuit that women and non-white members are suffering from discrimination. The lawsuit seeks class-action status and was filed Monday in federal court in Manhattan. Members of the unit say it ...

Source: Lexington Herald-Leader
Published: 21 May 2018

Emergency Preparedness Fair offers advice for emergency situations

The fair featured an emergency demonstration that displayed how East 1488 CERT officials respond during a disaster. Experts also explained different survival techniques such as preparing a food and medical kit and how to properly dispose of sanitary waste ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 19 May 2018

National EMS Week: A salute to our emergency medical professionals

Every year, we pause in the third week of May to recognize the service provided by our emergency medical personnel. In 2017, Frederick County career and volunteer fire and rescue personnel responded to 27,000 emergency medical incidents, an average of 74 ...

Source: Frederick News-Post
Published: 21 May 2018

Study: Could wearable tech help address issues caused by overcrowding in Emergency Departments?

Suffoletto, MD, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine and orthopaedics in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB and a physician with UBMD Emergency Medicine and UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Over four weeks ...

Source: University at Buffalo
Published: 18 May 2018

Medical emergency: TSTC training to help fill nursing shortage

The Texas State Technical College nursing division in Harlingen is celebrating its second consecutive 100 percent national exam pass rate for its vocational nursing program, a mark of distinction for the department that is working to relieve a shortage of ...

Source: Valley Morning Star
Published: 19 May 2018

WHO raises Ebola health risk to 'very high' in DR Congo, not yet international emergency

Dr. Peter Salama of WHO Emergency Preparedness and Response said ... where most of the cases have occurred, though medical personnel are experiencing difficulty in smaller outlying villages. While doses of the experimental vaccine, ZMapp, first began ...

Source: CNN
Published: 18 May 2018

The Medical Minute: The ABCs of Handling Emergency Situations

Emergency situations are always stressful, but knowing how to respond at such a time can greatly reduce the anxiety so that everyone involved can get through it safely. Whether it’s a traumatic event, an accidental ingestion, a life-threatening injury or ...

Source: GantDaily
Published: 19 May 2018

Columbus Fire Truck Crashes After Driver Suffers "Medical Emergency"

COLUMBUS, KS. - A Southeast Kansas fire fighter is under observation after a medical emergency causes the truck he was driving to leave the roadway. Shortly after nine the morning Columbus Fire and Rescue was responding to a fire alarm. The driver of the ...

Source: KSNF
Published: 20 May 2018

Flight bound for SLC diverts to Ogden after pregnant passenger suffers medical emergency

SALT LAKE CITY – An airplane headed to Salt Lake City was forced to make an unexpected landing in Ogden after one of the passengers had a medical emergency. The manager of the Ogden-Hinckley Airport tells Fox 13 that around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, a Southwest ...

Source: KSTU
Published: 21 May 2018

Medical issue causes Southwest flight to make emergency landing in Ogden

OGDEN — A medical issue caused a Southwest flight bound for Salt Lake City to make an emergency landing Sunday afternoon in Ogden. The flight, which was coming from San Jose, California, was in a holding pattern because of bad weather in Salt Lake for ...

Source: Standard-Examiner
Published: 21 May 2018

Terminal Lincoln Park man saves woman, daughter during medical emergency

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. - A man jumped into action on Dix Highway Tuesday to help a woman and her daughter who were in danger. Ryker Bieganski wasn't looking for a pat on the back, he's sharing his story hoping others will jump in to help when they see someone ...

Source: clickondetroit.com
Published: 18 May 2018

Columbus, KS Fire Truck Crashes After Driver Suffers "Medical Emergency"

COLUMBUS, Kan. -- A Southeast Kansas firefighter is under observation after a medical emergency causes him to lose consciousness resulting in the truck he was driving to leave the roadway. Shortly after nine the morning Columbus Fire and Rescue was ...

Source: KOLR10 & Ozarks Local News
Published: 21 May 2018

In case of emergency: Doctors, nurses spring into action for Santa Fe shooting victims

Officials confirmed shots had been fired at the campus. A medical helicopter lands at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas on May 18, 2018. Officials confirmed shots had been fired at the campus. A medical helicopter lands at Santa Fe High School in ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 19 May 2018

McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center unveils new emergency room

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.- McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center opens their new emergency department on Thursday, May 24. The new department is part of their $100 million expansion and renovation project, which includes the new emergency department, a renovation of ...

Source: KVAL
Published: 21 May 2018

WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet a global health emergency

"This situation can yet be brought under control," Robert Steffen, the chairman of the WHO's emergency committee ... government in deploying teams of epidemiologists and other medical staff to 16 border crossings. Both organizations are arms of the ...

Source: Stars and Stripes
Published: 18 May 2018

UPDATE: Victim identified in medical emergency crash

The person who died in a crash in Vernon County is identified. The sheriff's office said the victim is 68-year-old Thomas Davidson of rural Westby. The sheriff's office said the crash happened just before 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16 near the intersection ...

Source: WEAU
Published: 18 May 2018

Brain simulation reveals benefits of emergency cooling treatment

The model, developed by engineers in collaboration with medical experts at the University of Edinburgh, is the first to take into account simultaneous flow, heat transfer and metabolism between arteries, veins and brain tissue in three dimensions ...

Source: ScienceBlog
Published: 18 May 2018

Startup Spotlight: Iconic iD offers technology to help emergency responders access medical and contact information

Duane Stafford was inspired to create his startup business, Iconic iD, when he learned that there is no standard system for emergency first responders to obtain vital information about people who have been in an accident or who are suffering medical ...

Source: Richmond
Published: 21 May 2018

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Is Not Yet a Global Emergency, WHO Says

The medical humanitarian group ... the group could reconsider its position on whether the situation constitutes an international emergency.

Source: Time
Published: 18 May 2018