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Orillia Packet & Times
Spike in overdoses alarms health unitprogram at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH). During that five day p
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted a minute ago
program at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH). During that five day period, 22 people were registered into the emergency department after overdosing, which is roughly 50% higher than any five-day period in the last two years. Of those... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Abortion after-care costs driven up by scarcity of nearby clinics,...program for the poor. Women who had to travel at least 100 minutes to a clinic
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
program for the poor. Women who had to travel at least 100 minutes to a clinic were 2.3 times more likely to show up at an emergency department for follow-up care than women who lived within 25 miles of a clinic. The trend was seen whether or not... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Spike in overdoses alarms health unitprogram at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH). During that five day p
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
program at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH). During that five day period, 22 people were registered into the emergency department after overdosing, which is roughly 50% higher than any five-day period in the last two years. Of those... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Blackout victims at Mexico resorts have little hope of justice& Resorts and other resorts in the area, said the company treated more than 24,
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 hours ago
& Resorts and other resorts in the area, said the company treated more than 24,000 people from all countries in its five emergency departments in Mexico last year, the vast majority in Cancun and Riviera Maya. Hospiten officials acknowledged, in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hospital gives police bleeding control kits and an officecity’s other major medical facility, Bridgeport Hospital, used to have its own
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 hours ago
city’s other major medical facility, Bridgeport Hospital, used to have its own police substation in front of the emergency department, but that post disappeared after the emergency department was renovated in the late 2000’s. However,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Blackout victims at Mexico resorts have little hope of justice& Resorts and other resorts in the area, said the company treated more than 24,
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 hours ago
& Resorts and other resorts in the area, said the company treated more than 24,000 people from all countries in its five emergency departments in Mexico last year, the vast majority in Cancun and Riviera Maya. Hospiten officials acknowledged, in... Read more
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BC Local News
Meet Doctor Shambhalawe were doing at first." So it's been a learning curve for him. "It's easy to
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
we were doing at first." So it's been a learning curve for him. "It's easy to study emergency care because there's an emergency department in every hospital around the world, whereas mass gathering medicine situations like this only occur at... Read more
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11 News Houston
Blackout victims at Mexico resorts have little hope of justice& Resorts and other resorts in the area, said the company treated more than 24,
11 News Houston / Posted 4 hours ago
& Resorts and other resorts in the area, said the company treated more than 24,000 people from all countries in its five emergency departments in Mexico last year, the vast majority in Cancun and Riviera Maya. Hospiten officials acknowledged, in... Read more
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Nelson Star
Meet Doctor Shambhalawe were doing at first.” So it’s been a learning curve for him. “It’s easy to
Nelson Star / Posted 4 hours ago
we were doing at first.” So it’s been a learning curve for him. “It’s easy to study emergency care because there’s an emergency department in every hospital around the world, whereas mass gathering medicine situations like this only occur at... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After Charlottesville, A Doctor Reflects On Hateful Patients And His Own Biasesor belligerent behavior makes it hard to form a "therapeutic alliance." Some t
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 hours ago
or belligerent behavior makes it hard to form a "therapeutic alliance." Some time ago, while I was working a shift in the emergency department, a young man who'd had too much to drink was brought in by ambulance. He'd been injured in a fight and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
After Charlottesville, A Doctor Reflects On Hateful Patients And His Own Biasesor belligerent behavior makes it hard to form a "therapeutic alliance." Some t
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 hours ago
or belligerent behavior makes it hard to form a "therapeutic alliance." Some time ago, while I was working a shift in the emergency department, a young man who'd had too much to drink was brought in by ambulance. He'd been injured in a fight and... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Heat stroke is especially dangerous, even deadly, in older adultsbreathing and rapid heartbeat. �With this being an emergent condition,� he sai
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
breathing and rapid heartbeat. �With this being an emergent condition,� he said, �seek immediate rapid cooling in an emergency department setting.� Other symptoms of heat stroke may include: � Altered mental state.�Heat stroke may cause... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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The Young Witness
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
The Young Witness / Posted 10 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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Western Advocate
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
Western Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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Manning River Times
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
Manning River Times / Posted 10 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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The North West Star
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
The North West Star / Posted 11 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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The Border Mail
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
The Border Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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The Courier
Health campus staff spat on, treated after assaultsat the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We h
The Courier / Posted 11 hours ago
at the hospital they were concerned about and called for more resources. “We have nine vacant nurse positions in the emergency department at the moment,” Mr Kirkup said. “That’s significant because we have increased drug use, meth, crime... Read more
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chad
Patient returns to hospital to thank sepsis nurses who saved his lifeafter he had taken part in a mud run. “I had felt ill for two weeks and, after
chad / Posted 12 hours ago
after he had taken part in a mud run. “I had felt ill for two weeks and, after going downhill fast, I ended up in the emergency department at King’s Mill where I spent three weeks in intensive care,” said Stuart, of Alfreton. “If it hadn’t... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Understanding frontal headaches: Causes, symptoms, and treatment tipsa frontal headache: If you get a sudden and severe headache that is new put pe
Bel Marra Health / Posted 13 hours ago
a frontal headache: If you get a sudden and severe headache that is new put persistent, it is recommended to go to the emergency department right away. These are called secondary headaches and may be the result of a recent head injury you... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Wave of flu rips through the Westthe region and the state. FLU SEASON: The Western NSW Local Health District re
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 hours ago
the region and the state. FLU SEASON: The Western NSW Local Health District reports that the number of people attending an emergency department with respiratory problems or flu-like illnesses is up on previous years, particularly in “our base... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Yes, you can develop food allergies as an adultas well as they understand food allergies. More severe allergic reactions may
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
as well as they understand food allergies. More severe allergic reactions may require epinephrine or a visit to the emergency department. But just because you have a reaction once doesn’t mean you must completely remove a food from your... Read more
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Perth Now
Bullying rife in Aussie hospitalsEMERGENCY department doctors are being exposed to “distressingly” high levels o
Perth Now / Posted 18 hours ago
EMERGENCY department doctors are being exposed to “distressingly” high levels of bullying and harassment within Australian hospitals. The finding is the result of a membership survey conducted by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Voice star ‘choked, bound, raped’couple was renting in western Sydney to go to Concord Hospital about a medical
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 hours ago
couple was renting in western Sydney to go to Concord Hospital about a medical condition. The man drove the singer to the emergency department where she was triaged to a small consultation room where she lay on a bed. Police allege the boyfriend... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra hospital EDs ‘swamped’ by flu casesFlu cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven are already higher than for the whole of
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 hours ago
Flu cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven are already higher than for the whole of 2016. Wollongong Hospital's emergency department is struggling to cope with demand, with a spike in flu cases across the region in August. A spike in flu cases is... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bullying rife in Aussie hospitalsdoctors suffering from ’distressingly’ high levels of bullying AAP and Staff W
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
doctors suffering from ’distressingly’ high levels of bullying AAP and Staff Writers, News Corp Australia Network EMERGENCY department doctors are being exposed to “distressingly” high levels of bullying and harassment within Australian... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Bullying rife in Aussie hospitalsEMERGENCY department doctors are being exposed to “distressingly” high levels o
Adelaide Now / Posted 20 hours ago
EMERGENCY department doctors are being exposed to “distressingly” high levels of bullying and harassment within Australian hospitals. The finding is the result of a membership survey conducted by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bullying rife in Aussie hospitalsEMERGENCY department doctors are being exposed to “distressingly” high levels o
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
EMERGENCY department doctors are being exposed to “distressingly” high levels of bullying and harassment within Australian hospitals. The finding is the result of a membership survey conducted by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra hospital EDs ‘swamped’ by flu casesFlu cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven are already higher than for the whole of
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
Flu cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven are already higher than for the whole of 2016. Wollongong Hospital's emergency department is struggling to cope with demand, with a spike in flu cases across the region in August. A spike in flu cases is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Voice star ‘choked, bound, raped’couple was renting in western Sydney to go to Concord Hospital about a medical
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
couple was renting in western Sydney to go to Concord Hospital about a medical condition. The man drove the singer to the emergency department where she was triaged to a small consultation room where she lay on a bed. Police allege the boyfriend... Read more
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News.com.au
Emergency doctors being bullied, harassedEmergency department doctors are being exposed to "distressingly" high levels o
News.com.au / Posted 22 hours ago
Emergency department doctors are being exposed to "distressingly" high levels of bullying and harassment within Australian hospitals. The finding is the result of a membership survey conducted by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine... Read more
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Perth Now
Emergency doctors being bullied, harassedEmergency department doctors are being exposed to "distressingly" high levels o
Perth Now / Posted 22 hours ago
Emergency department doctors are being exposed to "distressingly" high levels of bullying and harassment within Australian hospitals. The finding is the result of a membership survey conducted by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Warning 85,000 patients will swamp hospitals if after-hours doctor services cutDoctors warn emergency departments could be swamped if after-hours GP services
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 hours ago
Doctors warn emergency departments could be swamped if after-hours GP services cut Hospital emergency departments in WA could be swamped with up to 85,000 extra patients a year under Federal Government plans to overhaul Medicare, the peak body... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
These charts show the vast scale of Sydney's current flu outbreak, the biggest in yearsfrom just 5.5% at the beginning of July to more than 30% at the start of August
Business Insider Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
from just 5.5% at the beginning of July to more than 30% at the start of August. This next chart shows the number of emergency department presentations for flu-like symptoms. The black line is this year, showing the dramatic comparison... Read more
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The North West Star
Editorialrounds with one of Fred Brophy’s boxers finally receded. I was not alone in su
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
rounds with one of Fred Brophy’s boxers finally receded. I was not alone in suffering these symptoms. The Mount Isa Emergency Department has been overwhelmed by cases and given the seriousness of my own situation, I for one do not blame them... Read more
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The North West Star
Flu epidemic hits Mount IsaLong wait predicted for non-urgent cases at Mount Isa emergency department as t
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Long wait predicted for non-urgent cases at Mount Isa emergency department as the latest bout of the flu rages around town. The Mount Isa Emergency Department is experiencing higher than normal patient demands and there are likely to be long... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Abortion after-care costs driven up by scarcity of nearby clinicsprogram for the poor. Women who had to travel at least 100 minutes to a clinic
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
program for the poor. Women who had to travel at least 100 minutes to a clinic were 2.3 times more likely to show up at an emergency department for follow-up care than women who lived within 25 miles of a clinic. The trend was seen whether or not... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
OSMH recognizedon the hospital main floor gender neutral, implemented staff education, and dis
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
on the hospital main floor gender neutral, implemented staff education, and displayed a permanent Pride flag outside our emergency department,” said Shannon Hunter, co-chair of the LGBT committee. “Receiving this award means a lot to our hospital... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Study: One in eight American adults are alcoholicsfollowing the 2008 recession. “If we ignore these problems, they will come bac
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
following the 2008 recession. “If we ignore these problems, they will come back to us at much higher costs through emergency department visits, impaired children who are likely to need care for many years for preventable problems, and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
NYU Langone to spend $500 million expanding Lutheran's Brooklyn presencebays for chemotherapy. Separately, the hospital plans to build a $10.5 million
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
bays for chemotherapy. Separately, the hospital plans to build a $10.5 million, 16-bed observation unit adjacent to its emergency department with the aim of preventing hospitalizations. As part of that plan, it will relocate its adult medicine... Read more
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The Courier
Police tell of Jerry Collins' big night outAugust 11. The arrest came about 18 hours after staff at Wellington Hospital c
The Courier / Posted yesterday
August 11. The arrest came about 18 hours after staff at Wellington Hospital called security to remove Collins from the emergency department, because he was abusing staff. Police handcuffed him and took him by car to Wellington central police... Read more
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chad
Thanks for saving my lifewhen he took part in a mud run. He said: “I had felt ill for two weeks, and af
chad / Posted yesterday
when he took part in a mud run. He said: “I had felt ill for two weeks, and after going downhill fast, I ended up in the emergency department at King’s Mill Hospital and then spent three weeks in intensive care. “If it wasn’t for the quick... Read more
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Bury Times
Girl taken to hospital after being hit by carPark, at about 5.15pm. An ambulance was sent to the scene but cancelled en rou
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
Park, at about 5.15pm. An ambulance was sent to the scene but cancelled en route as the girl was taken to the accident and emergency department at Royal Bolton Hospital by her family. It is understood she has since been transferred to Royal... Read more
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Bolton News
Girl taken to hospital after being hit by carPark, at about 5.15pm. An ambulance was sent to the scene but cancelled en rou
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
Park, at about 5.15pm. An ambulance was sent to the scene but cancelled en route as the girl was taken to the accident and emergency department at Royal Bolton Hospital by her family. It is understood she has since been transferred to Royal... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
New NACCHO president on Zika, equity & the ACA: ‘We can’t do this alone. We have to do it together’Umair Shah’s story isn’t an uncommon one in public health. Starting out in medi
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
Umair Shah’s story isn’t an uncommon one in public health. Starting out in medicine, with a career as an emergency department doctor, he said it quickly became clear that most of what impacts our health happens outside the hospital and in the... Read more
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