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January 2018 - Pulmonary embolism is uncommon cause of syncope
Drs. Tadahiro Goto, Kohei Hasegawa, and Carlos Camargo were part of a team of international researchers that examined large datasets of adults who presented to the ED with syncope. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that pulmonary embolism was rarely identified in patients with syncope. The study was featured in MedPage Today. PMID: 29379959

May 2017 - EDs can reduce suicide attempts
The intervention results of the ED-SAFE study were featured in U.S. News & World Report. The study, published in JAMA Psychiatry, showed that a relatively simple intervention was able to reduce suicide attempts. PMID: 28456130

March 2017 - EMNet upgrades findERnow smartphone app that allows users to find the closest hospital emergency room
Massachusetts General Hospital announced the re-release of the findERnow smartphone app for iPhone and Android devices. The enhanced pediatric version of findERnow, available with a $0.99 subscription, helps users easily distinguish which ERs are more likely to be prepared to provide emergency care for children. This new version of findERnow was funded by a grant from R Baby, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the field of pediatric emergency care. Read the press release here.

February 2017 - Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections
Dr. Carlos Camargo was featured in NPR and Boston Magazine coverage of a manuscript he co-authored on the overall protective effect of vitamin D supplementation on risk of acute respiratory tract infection. The manuscript was published in BMJ. PMID: 28202713

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