Lucas Oliveira J. e Silva, MD
Lucas is a research fellow in the Department of Emergency at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
The number of emergency department (ED) visits by older adults continuously increases. Older patients have unique needs, and strategies to optimize their individual care are have to be developed.
Since 2014, the [...]
Author: Isabella Lichen
Comment on Lichen et al. Non-pharmacologic interventions improve comfort and experience among older adults in the Emergency Department. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2020.
Older adult 65 years of age and older are 16% of the US population, but they comprise 45% of emergency department (ED) visits. These [...]
Author: Mark Mannenbach, MD @MMannenbach
memory of the small boy with dark eyes and curly hair comes back
quickly as the medical students I am working with share what they are
thinking and what they would do next. I saw him first
on a busy evening shift along with a new [...]
Wednesday May 15, 2019
TOP 100 abstract: 17 Pediatric Opioid Use in the Emergency Department: A 10-Year National Trend StudyLarissa Shiue, Sheagleigh Funni, Jonathan Inselman, Molly Jeffery, M. Fernanda Bellolio, Jana AndersonTime: 1:00 PM-2:30 PMLocation: St. Thomas B- ORAL presentation
117 Subgroup Effects of a Shared Decision Making Intervention in Children With [...]
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 [...]