In 2018, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) began accrediting facilities as “geriatric emergency departments” (EDs) according to adherence to the multiorganizational guidelines published in 2014. The guidelines were […]» Read more
Anticoagulant Reversal Strategies in the Emergency Department Setting: Recommendations of a Multidisciplinary Expert Panel.
Bleeding is the most common complication of anticoagulant use. The evaluation and management of the bleeding patient is a core competency of emergency medicine. As the prevalence of patients receiving […]» Read more
To identify predictors of undertriage among older injured Medicare beneficiaries, identify any regions in which undertriage is more likely to occur, and examine additional factors associated with undertriage at a […]» Read more
Treating Opioid Withdrawal With Buprenorphine in a Community Hospital Emergency Department: An Outreach Program.
We assess the feasibility of using our community hospital emergency department (ED) as an immediate portal to medication-assisted treatment for patients in opioid withdrawal.This was a prospective observational cohort study. […]» Read more
Opioid Use During the Six Months After an Emergency Department Visit for Acute Pain: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Despite the frequent use of opioids to treat acute pain, the long-term risks and analgesic benefits of an opioid prescription for an individual emergency department (ED) patient with acute pain […]» Read more
Emergency physicians are often the initial-and only-clinical providers for patients who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury. This prospective observational study seeks to examine the practice patterns of clinicians […]» Read more
Rimegepant in the Treatment of Migraine Headache: The Importance of Comparator Treatments: November 2019 Annals of Emergency Medicine Journal Club.
Point-of Care Ultrasonographically Guided Proximal External Aortic Compression in the Emergency Department.
In cases of severe subdiaphragmatic vascular trauma, only in extremis interventions such as emergency thoracotomy with aortic cross clamping or resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta are available for […]» Read more
Risk Stratification of Older Adults Who Present to the Emergency Department With Syncope: The FAINT Score.
Older adults with syncope are commonly treated in the emergency department (ED). We seek to derive a novel risk-stratification tool to predict 30-day serious cardiac outcomes.We performed a prospective, observational […]» Read more
We examine the effects of a front-end flow model designated the rapid assessment zone on multiple emergency department (ED) operational metrics.This was a retrospective, before-after study of consecutive patient visits […]» Read more