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Hospital Measures Prevented COVID Transmission

Science Based Medicine

A new study finds that hospital measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 worked, and we probably should keep them. The post Hospital Measures Prevented COVID Transmission first appeared on Science-Based Medicine.

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More Hospitals are Closing

ACEP Now

The wave of increasing hospital closures and service line cutbacks continues to sweep the U.S. hospitals that are closing clinical departments or ending or reducing services. 1 This adds to the over 640 (mostly rural) hospitals that recently failed financial stress tests and are adjudged to be at imminent risk of closing.

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Best Hospital Eye Roll

Science Based Medicine

I know the Mayo is a top hospital, but I trained in Minneapolis at Hennepin County and we would have […] The post Best Hospital Eye Roll first appeared on Science-Based Medicine. Except… In a recent post Mayo Clinic Promotes Reiki, Steve seemed surprised that the Mayo was offering Reiki. I don’t know.

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Pre-Hospital Antibiotics in Sepsis?

RebelEM

PMID: 35387313 Clinical Question: Do prehospital antibiotics impact 28 day mortality, length of stay in the hospital and ICU length of stay for patients triggering sepsis compared to usual care (No prehospital antibiotics)? to 0.97; p = 0.02 to 2.07; p = 0.91 to 12.33; p = 0.26 to 0.97; p = 0.02 to 2.07; p = 0.91 to 12.33; p = 0.26

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Hospitality meets healthcare: Elevating patient experiences

NRC Health

This podcast explores how the hospitality industry's renowned customer service can transform patient care with Linsey Stitt Germak, Patient Experience Officer for Penn State Health, and Ashley Nelson, Director of Customer Success for NRC Health.

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PTM Journal Club: BVM Ventilation and Refractory Shock in Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

EM Ottawa

In this edition of PTM Journal Club explore the impact of bag-valve-mask ventilation as well as the use of lidocaine and/or amiodarone on the survivability of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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More Hospitals Are Closing. Why?

ACEP Now

The wave of increasing hospital closures and service line cutbacks continues to sweep the United States. hospitals that are closing clinical departments or ending or reducing services. 2 Of these 56 additional hospitals, many are not rural; thus, this specter is expanding. 56 hospitals closing departments or ending services.