A data analysis shows firearm-related deaths among children and adolescents increased by 29% from 2019 to 2020.
Less than 10% of opioid overdose patients are prescribed potentially lifesaving medications after emergency treatment
Prescriptions written in the ER or at follow-up clinic visits could rescue patients during future overdoses and treat opioid addiction.
Researchers found no significant difference between mortality in both emergency health care settings.
Researchers develop universal screening tool used during emergency care visits that reliably predicts an adolescent or teen’s suicide risk.
Antibiotics may be enough to spare the appendix for some kids, with similar outcomes to surgery a year later and fewer days of missed school and other activities.