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Hospitals get penalized when patients are readmitted, Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, or HRRP. A plan to take social determinants of health into account is meant to make sure penal
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has new resources to help you speak with your patients about COVID-19 treatments. These free print and digital materials are available for EMRA members
Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is a “can’t miss” diagnosis in the emergency department characterized by lower back pain. It is associated with red flag symptoms such as urinary retention or incontinence,
IPV and HT are major causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Many victims will seek medical care, often in the ED. This puts emergency physicians in a position to identify and help vic
Palliative-care training and education, quality improvement, and research within EM has surged in the past decade. As a result, the practice paradigm for seriously ill patients in the ED has begun to
As health care professionals, we interact with and see patients with disabilities in one tiny microcosm of their world, in the hospital or the clinic, where they are the patient who may be ill or suff
Shortness of breath is one of the most common EMS chief complaints, with the majority of our population endorsing a history of COPD, CHF, or both. Prehospital POCUS is a quick, non-invasive, and effec
The ramifications of military fuel leaks extend beyond environmental disasters to acute exposures/ingestions and chronic toxicity. With more than 450 military bases in the United States, many of which
The art of on-shift teaching is a skill that many attendings struggle with and aim to master, especially during a busy shift. A few residents hope to help via the “Sim Gym,” their version of a portabl
Sepsis identification tools have many criticisms and vulnerabilities. The value of different sepsis care pathways has been a major area of research and discussion among clinicians. This has caused lar