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Newswise: Four simple ways to be safe while cycling

Article ID: 714281

Four simple ways to be safe while cycling

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Cyclists should know the rules of the road and prepare before leaving home. - Bicycle helmets are not required by every state, but significantly decrease injury. - Wearing bright clothes makes cyclists more visible. - Attention to a bicycle’s maintenance helps reduce incidents. - Responsible bicycle riding includes knowing the rules of the road.

Released:
12-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713743

Preteen Suicide Attempts — Mainly By Girls — On the Rise, According to Rutgers Experts

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Preteen Suicide Attempts — Mainly By Girls — On the Rise, According to Rutgers Experts

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2-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Waze users’ accident reports could cut emergency response time in half

Article ID: 713493

Waze users’ accident reports could cut emergency response time in half

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Waze, the crowdsourced traffic application, could potentially help first responders reach a car crash in half the time it currently takes compared with reports received by the California Highway Patrol emergency personnel.

Released:
24-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: How to Stay Safe in the Water This Summer

Article ID: 713445

How to Stay Safe in the Water This Summer

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Beaches, lakes, and pools are great ways to beat the summer heat but there are precautions to take before reaching for that swimsuit, report physicians with The University of Texas Health Science at Houston (UTHealth).

Released:
23-May-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713390

Evidence Doesn't Support the 'Hour-1 Sepsis Bundle,' Say European Emergency Physicians

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Currently available evidence does not support the recent "Hour-1 Bundle" recommendation to perform five initial treatment steps within the first hour in patients with sepsis. That's the position of the European Society of Emergency Medicine (EUSEM), published in the May/June issue of the European Journal of Emergency Medicine, official journal of EUSEM. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released:
23-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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    22-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 713289

New study shows crowdsourced traffic data could save lives

University of California, Irvine

A new UCI-led pilot study finds, on average, Waze "crash alerts" occur two minutes and 41 seconds prior to their corresponding California Highway Patrol (CHP)-reported crash. These minutes could mean the difference between life and death.

Released:
21-May-2019 11:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Enhancing Emergency Care: Study Finds Lower ER Triage Scores are Associated with Delayed Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients
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    22-May-2019 10:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 712895

Enhancing Emergency Care: Study Finds Lower ER Triage Scores are Associated with Delayed Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients

Intermountain Healthcare

In a new study, researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found that antibiotic delivery was significantly faster — by up to 32 minutes — for sepsis patients being treated in an emergency department if they were assigned a slightly higher score on a subjective one-to-five acuity scale commonly used for patient triage.

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15-May-2019 8:55 AM EDT
Newswise: Do Family Members Belong in ICU During Procedures with Loved Ones? Study Finds Clinicians Mixed About Practice
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    20-May-2019 3:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 712974

Do Family Members Belong in ICU During Procedures with Loved Ones? Study Finds Clinicians Mixed About Practice

Intermountain Healthcare

Do family members of loved ones who are critically ill and being treated in an intensive care unit at a hospital belong there when clinicians are performing bedside procedures? New study finds many critical care clinicians have conflicting feelings about the practice.

Released:
16-May-2019 8:35 AM EDT

Article ID: 713053

Mount Sinai Physician Elected to Board of Directors of the American Board of Emergency Medicine

Mount Sinai Health System

The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) has elected Yvette Calderon, MD, Chair of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, to its Board of Directors.

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16-May-2019 4:30 PM EDT

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