Month: June 2012

Evaluating Pediatric Syncope

A University of Cincinnati study suggests that ECG imaging should be used more often to screen for underlying cardiac abnormalities when evaluating pediatric patients who present with syncope. Of more than 625,000 ED visits for...

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Physician Triage in the ED

Having physicians conduct triage in the ED appears to lead to earlier evaluations, physicians orders, and disposition decisions when compared with non-physician triage. A 2-year before-and- after analysis found statistically...

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