Search Tag: emergency department

ICU Management

qSOFA in Blunt Trauma Victims' Risk Assessment

2017 29 Aug

In a new study, researchers examined the ability of the recently described quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score (qSOFA) to predict outcomes in blunt trauma patients presenting to the emergency department (ED). They found that qSOFA scores are directly associated with adverse outcomes in blunt trauma victims. The findings are published in... Read more

Cardiology Management

Germany's Chest Pain Unit Network - A Success Story

2017 15 May

The creation of a chest pain unit (CPU) network in Germany has improved the quality of diagnosis and treatment of patients with chest pain in the country, resulting in a better prognosis for patients with acute coronary syndrome compared with patients in the emergency department (ED), according to an article published by Journal of the American College... Read more