Current Topics in Emergency Medicine

Ebola Hemmorrhagic Fever

Latest CDC Outbreak Information
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Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Emergency Medical Services Personnel Regarding Care and Transport of Patients with Suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

Sentinel Alert Event - Managing risk during transition to new ISO tubing connector standards 

News Articles from The Joint Commission
Joint Commission Alerts Organizations to Tubing Misconnection Risks - The Joint Commission issued a new Sentinel Event Alert today that addresses the risks of accidental medical tubing misconnections that can cause severe patient injury or death. Examples of potentially fatal misconnections include a feeding administration tube mistakenly connected to a tracheostomy tube, or an intravenous tube connected to an epidural site.

Naloxone Distribution from the ED for patients at-risk for Opioid Overdose

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Report Documents ER Wait Times in U.S.

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