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EurekAlert: Study examines suicides publicized on social media and teens' ER visits

EurekAlert: Study examines suicides publicized on social media and teens’ ER visits. “Using 2002-2013 data from Canada’s National Ambulatory Care Reporting System, researchers used an interrupted time?series analysis to examine monthly rates of emergency department visits related to suicidal behavior such as intentional self-poisoning before and after Todd’s suicide. 46 more words

Research & Opinion

Earnestine A. Fitzgerald

Title: Captain (Retired)
Company:  Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department
Location:  Fort Washington, MD United States

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Operations Management

Waiting in the Emergency Room?

Emergency room wait times have been an issue since the early 2000’s.  Patients, from those suffering from fevers to broken bones, are forced to sit in waiting rooms while the staff handles other patients and tasks.  117 more words

Hawaii Launches Text-to-911 Service

A little outside my remit but I think it’s important: Hawaii has launched a text-to-911 service. “Gov. David Ige announced today that Hawaiʻi has launched an enhanced 911 service allowing residents to report an emergency to 911 as a text message. 69 more words

New Resources

When Cyberbullies Attack: Know How to Fight Back

If you caught the all-female remake of “Ghostbusters” this past summer, you may have recognized its breakout star, Leslie Jones, from her work on “Saturday Night Live.” What you may not know is that the comedienne has been a victim of… 1,213 more words

General Health

It’s an emergency: should we ‘rescue’ vulnerable emergency care patients from research?

Kate Sahan, The Ethox Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

A current emergency medicine trial, Paramedic2, which randomizes patients to adrenaline versus saline in cardiac arrest has put emergency medicine research (EMR) back under the spotlight. 776 more words

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Winning smiles dental surgery provides services of Porcelain veneers in Blacktown, Kellyville, Bella vista and Parramatta. 287 more words

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