During the early months of COVID-19, fewer people in cardiac arrest in Michigan went to the hospital and more people died, a new study shows.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~6 min
A new smartphone tool can diagnose strokes within minutes with the same level of accuracy that emergency room doctors do, resarchers report.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~6 min
A new stroke treatment offers a life-saving and surprisingly safe alternative to thrombectomy for patients who have difficult-to-access arteries.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~6 min
To investigate the link between thunderstorms and ER visits, researchers analyzed lots of data from the National Weather Service and Medicare.
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~4 min
More than 2.5 million glass table injuries are reported each year. New research gauges the scope of the problem and indicates a solution.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~4 min
A wearable device could one day help EMTs, medics, and ER doctors assess blood loss to better treat victims of accidents, gunshots, and battle injuries.
Sept. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
New research on ICU beds in hospitals reveals how starkly a person's ZIP code affects access to COVID-19 care.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~8 min
With news that the US bought almost the entire global supply of remdesivir, new research shows the drug saves more lives in places with overwhelmed ICUs.
July 8, 2020 • ~5 min
Calls for emergency medical services have dropped 26.1% since March, but EMS-attended deaths have doubled, research finds.
June 26, 2020 • ~5 min
There are big gaps between urban and rural care for strokes in the US, new research shows. In remote areas, death rates are 21% higher than in cities.
June 26, 2020 • ~8 min