- Evaluation of emergency medicine resident death notification skills by direct observationRonald S Benenson
Department of Emergency Medicine, York Hospital, York, PA 17405, USA
Acad Emerg Med 10:219-23. 2003..Emergency physicians commonly perform death notifications. Physician training in death notification has been limited. Resident physicians are rarely evaluated in their performance of death notifications...
- Selective use of blood cultures in emergency department pneumonia patientsRonald S Benenson
Department of Emergency Medicine, York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania 17405, USA
J Emerg Med 33:1-8. 2007..We recommend eliminating blood cultures in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) patients, but obtaining blood cultures in patients at risk for multi-drug resistant pathogens, such as health-care-associated pneumonia (HCAP) patients...