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American College of Emergency Physicians

Opioids Tainted With Mystery Chemical Sparked Flood of Unusual Overdoses

Pennsylvania outbreak spawned 94 cases, many with low heart rate or sky-high blood pressure

ACEP over a photo of the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California

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For Female Emergency Docs, Lack of Respect Is Part of the Job

Women more likely to be misidentified, dismissed, and ignored, according to two studies

October 5, 2022
California Hospital Begins Medication Abortions in the ED -- A Possible First

"Our job is to treat all comers no matter their medical issue," says researcher

October 5, 2022
Vomiting/Nausea in the ED? Consider Haloperidol, Study Suggests

In randomized trial, half doses of haloperidol outperformed ondansetron, an old standby

October 5, 2022
It's Time to Embrace Opioid Addiction Meds in the ED, Experts Say

Buprenorphine is a must in overdose cases, according to two emergency physicians

October 4, 2022
Emergency Medicine Docs Bemoan Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Critics at ACEP call them biased, unfair, and exclusionary

October 3, 2022
In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Takes Heavy Toll on Public Health

Annual disability-adjusted life years analysis rarely applied to SCA, researcher says

November 1, 2021
San Diego EDs Deluged With Patients After Cyberattack

"I've been with UCSD for 30 years, and it's not something I've seen before."

October 30, 2021
Michigan EDs See Jump in Cannabis-Related Neuropsychiatric Toxicity

Community-based study reports "troublesome" data in state that legalized marijuana for adults

October 30, 2021
Head Trauma Guidelines Often Abandoned for Young Patients in the ED

"There's a lot of room for improvement," researcher says

October 29, 2021
Apres Metal Detectors, Le Deluge? Screening at One ED Turned Up Weapons Galore

But critic says the analysis bypasses important questions overall about security systems

October 29, 2021
Prospective Residents Told Little About EM Programs' Research Strategies

Study also finds leaders frustrated with unclear expectations

October 28, 2021
Seeing Evil, but Still Not Speaking of It

ED workers quietly absorb verbal and physical violence, study finds

October 27, 2021
Could We Save JFK Today?

An emergency physician in 2020 reviews the case

November 3, 2020
Newly Legal Edible Cannabis Sparks More ED Visits

Seniors, toddlers among those treated for bad trips

November 2, 2020

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