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Latest Emergency Medicine News

Sports Medicine Society Updates Concussion Guidelines

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine has released an updated position statement on concussion in sports. The statement was published in the February issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events

Many systematic review protocols in the International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews do not include adverse event reporting, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.

Delayed EMS Response Time Tied to Mortality After Car Accident

Longer emergency medical service response times are associated with higher rates of motor vehicle crash mortality, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in JAMA Surgery.

CDC: Heart Attack Awareness Improved Since 2008

Since 2008, there has been an increase in the number of U.S. adults with awareness of heart attack symptoms and knowledge of the appropriate response to a heart attack, according to research published in the Feb. 8 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.