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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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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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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.

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Gaza War: The Raid in Jenin Paralyzing Hospitals and Rescue Efforts

Emergency Live

The blockade of hospitals in Jenin complicates access to care during the conflict The raid in Jenin and its impact on hospitals The recent Israeli forces raid in the city of Jenin, in the West Bank, was a devastating event that had profound repercussions on the ability of medical services to function effectively.

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Which Hospitals in Addis Ababa Have a First Aid Service?

Emergency Live

Discover Key Hospitals in Addis Ababa for Emergency Care and First Aid Services Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, is home to a growing population and a diverse healthcare system. In this […] The post Which Hospitals in Addis Ababa Have a First Aid Service? appeared first on Emergency Live.

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Hospital-administered ECPR for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: an observational cohort study

Emergency Medicine Journal

Background Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) is a treatment method for refractory out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) requiring a complex chain of care. However, every fourth ECPR candidate and every third patient who received ECMO-facilitated resuscitation at the hospital survived with a good neurological outcome.