Authors: Erik Hess, MD (UAB)
Comment on: Hess, Homme et al. Effect of the Head Computed Tomography Choice Decision Aid in Parents of Children With Minor Head TraumaA Cluster Randomized Trial. JAMA Open.
Each year, 450,000 children present to U.S emergency departments for evaluation of head trauma. Physicians obtain [...]
Author: Molly Jeffery PhD @mollyjeffery
Commentary about: Jeffery at al. Trends in opioid use in commercially insured and Medicare Advantage populations in 2007-16: retrospective cohort study. BMJ 2018.
With all the attention that is being paid to opioid prescribing over the past few years, we wanted to [...]
Author: Mark Mannenbach, MD. @MMannenbach
Commentary on: Mannenbach et al. An In Situ Simulation-Based Training Approach to Active Shooter Response in the Emergency Department. in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
With an increased number of active shooter events in the United States, emergency departments are challenged to ensure preparedness for [...]
Author: Molly M. Jeffery, PhD @mollyjeffery
Everyone “knows” they hand out opioids like candy in the ED. Or if they don’t now, they certainly used to.
That idea didn’t square with the clinical experience of any of the ED doctors I’ve talked to. [...]