Emergency Medicine

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Liberia: Not Here to Feed On Ebola Spoils

Monrovia — It was first traded that President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's youngest son, Adama Sirleaf, had fled the country with his international medical experts who were providing useful services before the advent of the deadly Ebola virus, accusing him ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Warning: Chinese herbal medicine could be dangerous

While many people favour natural remedies, you may want to think twice about using Chinese herbal medicine. Find out why…A recent treatment for back pain, prescribed by a Chinese herbal medication practitioner in Melbourne, resulted in life-threatening ... [Published All4Women - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Don’t rely on YouTube videos to save lives

12:02 am Melbourne : YouTube is full of videos depicting life saving techniques like Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support (BLS) but only a handful of these provide instructions which are consistent with recent health guidelines, ... [Published The Freepress Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Herbal remedy causes cardiovascular toxicity

A backpain preparation prescribed by a Melbourne Chinese herbalist caused life-threatening  cardiovascular toxicity to the patient, according to a case report in Emergency Medicine Australia .The case has prompted a team of intensive care and emergency ... [Published 6minutes.net.au - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Learning CPR from YouTube: maybe not a great idea

A new study has analysed videos showing how to perform CPR and basic life support on YouTube and discovered that many are not consistent with health guidelines and do not qualify as educational material. The research was carried out by a team of emergency ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Rollins kicks off new health lecture series

Rollins College is launching its new Center for Health Innovation with a free lecture from Dr. Adewale Troutman on Sept. 8 at the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center on the Rollins Campus.The forum will be the debut of a series of public events for ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Stand-alone emergency rooms emerge in Central Florida

When the Hunter's Creek Emergency Room opened on John Young Parkway in June, the people of that burgeoning community suddenly had a center that could treat medical emergencies ranging from heart attacks to broken bones.The off-site hospital emergency ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Can YouTube save your life? -- ScienceDaily

Only a handful of CPR and basic life support (BLS) videos available on YouTube provide instructions which are consistent with recent health guidelines, according to a new study published in Emergency Medicine Australasia, the journal for the Australasian ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Veteran doctors honoured as mentors

SINGAPORE - Nearly 40 years ago, professors Chay Oh Moh and Quak Seng Hock were course mates at what was then called the University of Singapore. Yesterday, the old friends were honoured as veteran doctors and mentors - both receiving the National Outstanding ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Atlas Men’s Health Celebrates One Year

At Atlas Men’s Health in Midtown, you can get some basic primary care services, such as a physical, testosterone replacement therapy, wellness injections and routine vaccinations.And after a night of too much drinking they can take care of that awful ... [Published Memphis Daily News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

County announces new procedures for athlete neck injury response

Johnson County EMS System Medical Director Dr. Ryan Jacobsen announced last week a new trauma protocol for athletes. The new protocol is aimed at improving care for athletes in protective gear with potential neck and back injuries. Jacobsen explained ... [Published The Gardner News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Don’t rely on YouTube videos to save lives

Team finds only 11.5% videos to be compatible with CPR guidelines Melbourne: YouTube is full of videos depicting life saving techniques like Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support (BLS) but only a handful of these provide instructions ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 30 2014]

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...of those few minutes is what Lawrence said is key to helping companies recognize the importance of having AEDs readily accessible in the workplace. "Relying only on EMS means you could lose the precious time you may have to save a life" he explained
"Aconite poisoning is not a toxicological condition that many Australian doctors would be aware of and has not been described in Australian peer reviewed medical literature for over 20 years" said Dr Shaun Greene
"Although well-designed videos can create awareness and be useful as tools in training, they can never replace hands-on instruction from a properly qualified health practitioner" says Associate Professor Paul Middleton, Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and Chair of the Australian Resuscitation Council...
...the immediate past president of the American Public Health Association and a Thomas P Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholar, will speak on "How Eliminating Health Disparities Can Help Cure Our Nation's Healthcare Ills."

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Liberia: Not Here to Feed On Ebola Spoils [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
Johns Hopkins physician to present lecture at M... [Published Sun Gazette - 3 hours ago]
The Importance of CPR & AED Safety Training [Published Occupational Health & Safety - 3 hours ago]
Warning: Chinese herbal medicine could be dange... [Published All4Women - 4 hours ago]
Don’t rely on YouTube videos to save lives [Published The Freepress Journal - 7 hours ago]
YouTube no lifesaver [Published 6minutes.net.au - 9 hours ago]
Herbal remedy causes cardiovascular toxicity [Published 6minutes.net.au - 9 hours ago]
Trondheim medical students learn about health c... [Published Grand Forks Herald - 9 hours ago]
Learning CPR from YouTube: maybe not a great idea [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 17 hours ago]
Rollins kicks off new health lecture series [Published Orlando Sentinel - 17 hours ago]
Stand-alone emergency rooms emerge in Central F... [Published Orlando Sentinel - 17 hours ago]
Learning CPR from YouTube: maybe not a great idea [Published Ars Technica - 17 hours ago]
Can YouTube save your life? -- ScienceDaily [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
Israel-Shanghai Collaboration in Health Emergen... [Published Noodls - 20 hours ago]
Smart, competitive younger generation asset to ... [Published Korea Times - 23 hours ago]
You Tube falls short on basic life support videos [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 31 2014]
Risk factors associated with difficult v... [Published IVTEAM - Aug 31 2014]
Travel dilemmas: Raising a stink when shoes com... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 31 2014]
Letter: Dr. Jeffrey Smith reviews Nick Castle case [Published KTVU - Aug 31 2014]
Veteran doctors honoured as mentors [Published Asiaone - Aug 30 2014]
Atlas Men’s Health Celebrates One Year [Published Memphis Daily News - Aug 30 2014]
YouTube Isn't Really a Viable Way to Learn CPR [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
Somerset County Police Departments Recieve 'Nar... [Published Bridgewater Patch - Aug 30 2014]
County announces new procedures for athlete nec... [Published The Gardner News - Aug 30 2014]
Arlington man bikes across the country for lite... [Published Washington Post - Aug 30 2014]
Don’t rely on YouTube videos to save lives [Published Gulf News - Aug 30 2014]
Scleroderma [Published MedicineNet.com - Aug 30 2014]
Barton Associates Announces New Office Location... [Published PRWeb - Aug 30 2014]
Barton Associates to Open a New Office Location... [Published PRWeb - Aug 30 2014]
Don't rely on YouTube videos to save lives [Published ProKerala.com - Aug 30 2014]
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Learning CPR from YouTube: maybe not a great idea [Published Ars Technica - 17 hours ago]
Shutterstock YouTube  can teach you many things from how to style your hair into victory rolls to how to play guitar, but if you want to pick up advanced first aid, you might be better off looking elsewhere. A new study has analysed videos showing ...
Obscure Diagnosis, STAT! [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 28 2014]
by Dish Staff Julie Beck explains how TV medical dramas have warped our perception of health care and illness: Treatments for patients with seizures are sometimes downright dangerous, with doctors trying to hold patients down, or put things in their ...
Emergency Medical Associates Named to Modern He... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 28 2014]
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2014) - Emergency Medical Associates is among 100 companies nationwide who have been named to the 2014 Best Places to Work in Healthcare list compiled by Modern Healthcare magazine. Emergency Medical Associates ...
Emergency Medical Associates Now Provides Emerg... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 28 2014]
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2014) - Emergency Medical Associates (EMA) recently contracted with New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, N.Y., to provide emergency medicine professional services. ...
Road to Geisel – Greg Hanson [Published News at Dartmouth Medical School - Aug 26 2014]
In this video, first-year Dartmouth medical student Greg Hanson talks about how his first night shadowing emergency medicine physicians in high school — and seeing them save a baby's life — ultimately inspired him to pursue a career in medicine. ...
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Connecticut Children's Medical Center Welcomes ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 24 2014]
Interdisciplinary Critical Care Societies Ident... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 28 2014]
CORRECTION to ACEP Report Card Press Release: A... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
Tennessee Improves Rankings, Receives C- for it... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
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