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Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn Employees’ Courage, Quick Action Protects Others From Harm

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Courageous, quick action by Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn employees protected others from harm when a man entered the hospital on March 8 and set himself on fire inside an elevator in the first floor lobby.

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Weight-Bearing Exercises, Bariatric Surgery and Joints, A New Metabolic Pathway, and More in the Obesity News Source

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After a Clinical Trial on Midazolam for Seizures, Emergency Use of the Drug Rises

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A new study investigated if previous research on midazolam’s efficacy as a seizure treatment affected whether ambulances nationwide were choosing the drug over other benzodiazepines for seizure patients.

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Poison Prevention Awareness Week Kicks Off on March 19

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The Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center (DPIC) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is a 24-hour emergency and information telephone service for anyone with concerns about poisons or drugs. In 2016, DPIC received more than 85,000 calls for assistance.

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New Neurology Chief to Build on Success of Comprehensive Stroke Center and Strengthen Other Programs

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Renowned neurologist and critical care specialist Jennifer A. Frontera, MD, joins NYU Lutheran as chief of neurology, with an eye to expand neurocritical care.

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City Living Can Make Asthma Worse for Poor Children, Study Finds

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Results of a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers using national data add to evidence that living in inner cities can worsen asthma in poor children. They also document persistent racial/ethnic disparities in asthma.

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Drug Use Drops After ER Visits Used as “Teachable Moments”

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An emergency room visit for an illness or injury may seem like a strange time to try to motivate someone to cut back on using drugs. But a new study suggests that even a half-hour chat with a trained counselor, or a few minutes using a special tablet computer program with a “virtual therapist”, can turn an emergency room trip into the basis for a long-lasting drop in a person’s use of illegal drugs or misuse of prescription medicines.

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Improve The ER: Design Thinking With Health And Human Services

This is summary of Professor Jeanne Liedtka and Randy Salzman’s Case in Point that ran in the 26 February edition of The Washington Post. In it, they examine the case of Whiteriver Indian Hospital and how design thinking will help the team better serve its patients and save $6 million a year.







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