St. Louis, MO – June 16, 2020 – U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. The publication ranked St. Louis Children’s No. 1 in the state of Missouri and among the top 10 percent nationally. The report evaluated 193 children’s […]
Highlights the likely diagnostic biases and anticipated skew in measured sensitivity and specificity, as well as opportunities to improve the quality of research and peer-review in COVID-19 diagnostics moving forward.
Philip Mudd, MD, PhD, above, an emergency medicine physician, and his colleague, Jane O’Halloran, MD, PhD, an infectious diseases specialist, have led efforts to create a repository for storing and managing specimens collected from patients with COVID-19. To date, more than 7,000 samples, including blood, urine and saliva specimens, have been distributed to investigators conducting […]
In response to racial disparities noted in COVID-19 outcomes and recent social unrest tied to police violence, SAEM and Academic Emergency Medicine Editorial Board leaders authored this essay re-stating emergency medicine’s commitment to all patients.
Systematic review exploring efforts to improve patient satisfaction scores for older adults in the contemporary ED.
Balancing fiscal restraints with the desperate need to continue innovating emergency medicine for older adults.
The path forward to simultaneously creating more accurate measures of “vulnerability” for aging individuals while providing efficient emergency care for today’s seniors.
The first manuscript in emergency medicine to validate a simple assessment for geriatric frailty
Highlights Wash U’s Journal Club as exemplar resource to train emergency medicine physicians worldwide about evidence based medicine and critical appraisal.