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Teens and Sleep, High Blood Pressure in Kids, Breastfeeding Dificulties, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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Non-Opioid Treatment Substantially More Effective Than Opioids for Migraine Headache in Emergency Department, New Research Finds

New data from researchers at Montefiore Health System shows that patients seeking care for migraine in the emergency department experience better pain relief from the non-opioid treatment intravenous (IV) prochlorperazine along with diphenhydramine, compared to the frequently used opioid treatment IV hydromorphone.

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Migraine Drug Commonly Used in ER May Not Be Best Option

A drug commonly used in hospital emergency rooms for people with migraine is substantially less effective than an alternate drug and should not be used as a first choice treatment, according to a study published in the October 18, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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New Study: Nearly Half of U.S. Medical Care Comes From Emergency Rooms

Nearly half of all US medical care is delivered by emergency departments, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In recent years, the percentage of care delivered by emergency departments has grown. The paper highlights the major role played by emergency rooms in U.S. health care.

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Empowering Bystanders to Act as First Responders

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Rutgers trauma physicians are training the public to stop blood loss – and save lives – during emergencies

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New Study Looks at End-of-Life Decision-Making for People with Intellectual Disabilities

There has been little research on end-of-life decision-making for the growing population of older Americans with intellectual disabilities. Through a series of interviews with five different emergency medical service agencies in upstate New York, UB researchers asked EMS providers specifically how pre-hospital orders shape what they do in the case of someone with an intellectual disability.

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Are Your Kids with Allergies and Asthma Ready for Halloween?

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Some kids like to be scared on Halloween, while others prefer to grab the candy and run. No kid enjoys allergy and asthma symptoms. Kids who suffer from food allergies can find Halloween particularly frightful if they are worried a treat might send them to the emergency room.







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