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BLOOD TEST TO DETECT HEART ATTACKS

  • July 16, 2018
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Heart attacks can be diagnosed more quickly, thanks to the high-sensitivity blood test of troponin. Troponin, a protein that is released when a heart muscle is damaged, has been used in Europe since 2010, but it was not until last…

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OBSERVATION MEDICINE ACEP‘16

  • December 27, 2016
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Host Ryan Stanton, MD, FACEP talks to Christopher Baugh, MD, FACEP and Anwar Osborne, MD, FACEP on the growth and importance of observation medicine in emergency medicine. Source: ACEP Frontline, December 27, 2016.

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OBSERVATION MEDICINE IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

  • December 8, 2016
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Dr. Baugh currently serves as the Chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians Observation Medicine Section and Director of Emergency Department Operations at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is also an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Source: Urgent…

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TRANSLATING ‘TWO MIDNIGHTS’

  • December 1, 2013
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) probably had good intentions in redefining the difference between inpatient and observation, but the rule that went into effect on Oct. 1 may not have the intended results, according to experts. Source:…

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