Diane Calello, MD, executive and medical director of the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers News Jersey Medical School, overviews common types and causes of poisonings in toddlers, children, and adolescents, including drugs of abuse, medications in the household, and social media challenges.
Molly Jeffery, PhD, from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, details a practice that may be undermining patients’ decision-making regarding whether or not to visit emergency care, and discusses her research on a potential solution.
Lewis S. Nelson, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, discusses the key components of treating opioid overdose and opioid use disorder in the emergency department and beyond.
In this podcast, Dr Thomas Stelfox from the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services spoke in-depth about his study, which found that select patients may benefit from being discharged directly from the intensive care unit instead of a hospital ward.
Physical therapist Shawn Tucker discusses whether populations who experience more adverse childhood events have higher prevalence of chronic conditions.
In this podcast, Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, talks about his research on the trends in US emergency department visits and costs between 2010 and 2016, the factors that may have affected these trends, how the trends have affected facilities across the United States.