Tristan Jordan

A useful biomarker is a measurable substance whose presence can improve risk stratification, minimize the use of unnecessary procedures, and more quickly direct the patient to appropriate management. The most effective biomarkers, such as troponin for myocardial infarction, are routinely incorporated into the standard work-ups of patients with…

Tristan Jordan

A useful biomarker is a measurable substance whose presence can improve risk stratification, minimize the use of unnecessary procedures, and more quickly direct the patient to appropriate management. The most effective biomarkers, such as troponin for myocardial infarction, are routinely incorporated into the standard work-ups of patients with…

“…the Grapevine is a powerful educator.” — Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, CEO of Grapevine Health, TEDxMidAtlantic

Emma Wellington

From the moment that we are born, we learn to lean on our communities. There is an innate human desire to hear stories from others, to gain insights, and listen to advice. Community…

Vera Pertsovskaya; Divya Shan; Andrew C. Meltzer, MD

Additional Risk Factors for Restraint Use

In addition to race, other patient characteristics are associated with the use of restraints. In a cross-sectional study conducted of patients with physical restraint orders from five adult EDs in New England from 2013 to 2015…

Vera Pertsovskaya; Divya Shan; Andrew C. Meltzer, MD

Racial Bias in Healthcare

Restraint use, like other disparities in healthcare, can stem from the impact of racial bias in clinical encounters. A disparity, according to the Institute of Medicine in its Unequal Report, is a difference in the quality of healthcare…

Elise Milani, MD & Jordan Selzer, MD

On August 4th 2020, tons of ammonium nitrate improperly stored in a warehouse in a port of Beirut Lebanon exploded and killed over 200 people and injured thousands. For emergency medicine providers, caring for the injured is always challenging in a mass casualty…

Urgent Matters

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