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Emergency Departments Saw Decrease in All Non-COVID-19 Diagnoses

Drop in ED Visits for Cardiac Conditions Tied to Later Cardiac Deaths

Undertreatment of cardiac conditions during COVID-19 pandemic tied to delayed excess mortality versus previous years

AHA: Adding Omega-3 Fatty Acids Does Not Cut High CV Risk

Symptom-to-Balloon Time Linked to Infarct Size in STEMI

Patients with long versus short SBT exhibit greater microvascular obstruction; no association seen by door-to-balloon time

Women Have Lower Survival to Hospital Discharge After OHCA

Treatment Plans, Outcomes Better for Women With ACS and Low-Risk HEART Score

Women may receive more appropriate care than men with use of History, Electrocardiogram, Age, Risk factors, and Troponin (HEART) score

11/24 -- More U.S. Kids Swallowing Powerful Magnets After Deregulation

Los Angeles EMS Told to Not Transport Patients Deemed Likely to Die

L.A. County Emergency Medical Services Agency also told EMS workers to give less oxygen to patients

Factors Identified Tied to Resultant Oophorectomy With Ovarian Torsion

Awareness of these factors may promote ovarian-conserving surgery, the authors say

Federal Rules Tied to Reduced ED Visits for Pediatric Magnet Ingestions

One in Four Older Adults Have Used Emergency Dept in Past Few Years

Cost of emergency care is major concern among most older adults

Sledding-Related Injuries Decreased From 2008 to 2017

Children more likely than adults to sustain head injury, be diagnosed with concussion, closed-head injury

ED Visits Related to Child Abuse, Neglect Dropped During COVID-19

Total number of ED visits decreased versus corresponding 2019 period, but proportion of these visits increased

ED Visits for Peds Asthma Plunged Under COVID-19 Lockdown

Rate of emergency department visits decreased 80 and 82 percent in 2020 versus previous two years for week starting March 22

12/7 -- Pandemic Has Parents Waiting Too Long When Appendicitis Strikes Child

Pediatric Appendiceal Perforation Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

Delays in medical care attributable to COVID-19 may cause additional morbidity in children