Emergency Medicine

How advance imaging utilization has changed over 10 years

August 07, 2020

Best practices for imaging in emergency departments has changed over the years. A new report offers a look at the trends in the past decade.

Using maltreatment to predict hospitalization for injury rate

August 06, 2020

Not every child has a safe home. An investigation examines whether children with alleged maltreatment and who are at high risk of foster care placement have an increased risk of hospitalization for injuries.

Is an emergency department early warning score effective?

July 27, 2020

Early warning scores have been shown to be helpful at determining children at risk of clinical deterioration. A report looks at whether an emergency department version of these scores could be effective.

Dizziness and sleep problems occur after concussions in young kids

June 15, 2020

Dizziness and sleep problems occur after concussions in young kids

Impact of COVID-19 on fracture rates

June 12, 2020

Fractures are a fact of life for many children, but the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the activities of many children. A new report investigates the impact of the pandemic on the incidence of fractures.

Does algorithm-informed care for gastroenteritis result in better outcomes?

June 08, 2020

Algorithms and evidence-based guidelines have become increasingly used for treating gastroenteritis, but can they lead to better outcomes?