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That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

Study finds drop in frequent use of ED after Affordable Care Act

Study finds drop in frequent use of ED after Affordable Care Act

Researchers explore how postoperative patients can be protected from opioid addiction

Researchers explore how postoperative patients can be protected from opioid addiction

On-site pathology testing benefits remote Australians and helps save millions

On-site pathology testing benefits remote Australians and helps save millions

NeoTract announces results of study measuring costs and patient outcomes of UroLift System

NeoTract announces results of study measuring costs and patient outcomes of UroLift System

Emergency physicians seek to correct myths, misinformation surrounding 'dry drowning'

Emergency physicians seek to correct myths, misinformation surrounding 'dry drowning'

Two-drug combination provides more reliable, effective care for women suffering miscarriage

Two-drug combination provides more reliable, effective care for women suffering miscarriage

A hospital ER charges an ‘after-hours’ fee. Who has to pay it?

A hospital ER charges an ‘after-hours’ fee. Who has to pay it?

Researchers seek to characterize financial health of surgical residents

Researchers seek to characterize financial health of surgical residents

FDA authorizes marketing of OsteoDetect software for detecting wrist fractures

FDA authorizes marketing of OsteoDetect software for detecting wrist fractures

In-hospital opioid prescribing may increase post-discharge opioid use, shows study

In-hospital opioid prescribing may increase post-discharge opioid use, shows study

Biomarker blood test does not appear to curb antibiotic overuse, shows new study

Biomarker blood test does not appear to curb antibiotic overuse, shows new study

AUA recommends use of UroLift System for managing lower urinary tract symptoms attributed to BPH

AUA recommends use of UroLift System for managing lower urinary tract symptoms attributed to BPH

Cardiac arrest patients using newer laryngeal breathing tube may have higher survival rate, study shows

Cardiac arrest patients using newer laryngeal breathing tube may have higher survival rate, study shows

St Mary's Hospital uses point-of-care ultrasound extensively to assess patients in emergency care

St Mary's Hospital uses point-of-care ultrasound extensively to assess patients in emergency care

Study determines delays and obstacles to getting treatment for substance use disorders

Study determines delays and obstacles to getting treatment for substance use disorders

A simple intervention to combat current opioid epidemic

A simple intervention to combat current opioid epidemic

Australian paramedics find new drug to quickly and safely calm violent patients

Australian paramedics find new drug to quickly and safely calm violent patients

Researchers create new tool to measure patient uncertainty for predicting hospital readmissions

Researchers create new tool to measure patient uncertainty for predicting hospital readmissions

Teen patient gets a new lease on life

Teen patient gets a new lease on life