Should Medical Residents Work More Than 80 Hours Per Week?
Many old doctors argue long work weeks are necessary training for a demanding job. Others worry about unsafe working conditions.
Many E.R. Doctors Underestimate How Many Opioids They Prescribe
New research finds presenting them with actual numbers can change their behavior.
Emergency Room Visits for Opioid Overdoses Went Up 30 Percent Last Year
It seems few corners of America have been spared the ravages of opioid misuse.
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Why You Should Be Alarmed About Pediatric Emergency Care
The vast majority of doctors working in emergency care have received only four months of training in pediatrics, and what they learned about treating full-grown adults rarely translates well.