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8 things to know about the role of pharmacists in the ER

An emerging field of practice for pharmacists is emergency medicine. The Emergency Medicine Pharmacist (EMP) role at HCA Healthcare performs a variety of duties essential to both direct patient care and administration. Deanna Pouliot, PharmD, an emergency medicine pharmacist at affiliate TriStar Skyline Medical Center says: “We see a wide variety of patients and disease…
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“A calmness throughout the chaos:” Sunrise Hospital staff share their experience after Las Vegas shooting

Earlier this week, we awoke to the news of yet another tragedy. This time in the American “City of Lights” – Las Vegas. It was there that a shooting occurred at an outdoor music festival that killed at least 58 people, injured hundreds more and sent approximately 200 victims – by all mode of transportation…
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What you should know about freestanding emergency centers

When struck with an illness or injury, sometimes it’s hard to know where to go for treatment. With so many options for care, including emergency centers and urgent care centers, knowing where to turn during a medical emergency can save precious time, provide the best possible outcome and can ensure you receive the best value…
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National EMS Week: Parkridge West Paramedic Recognized for Life-Saving Action

Emergency medical professionals say there is no such thing as a typical day at work. Whether in a local hospital emergency room or in the field, each medical emergency is unique to the individual who experiences it as well as the person responding to the call for assistance. But for 25-year-old Nick Harris, now a…
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