The Emergency Department Sickle Cell Care Coalition (EDSC3) hosted a one-day leadership summit on Aug. 16, 2018, at the American Society of Hematology’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The purpose of this summit was to identify concrete and specific actions to improve care in the emergency department for children and adults living with sickle cell disease (SCD). A variety of leaders from key organizations discussed current initiatives and how to collaborate to effectively and efficiently disseminate best practices to improve the emergency department care for children and adults with SCD. The keynote address was presented by Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD, assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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ACEP Now: Vol 38 – No 02 – February 2019
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With regard to state legislative activity regulating the opioid prescribing practices of emergency physicians, which of the following wouId you support? Check all that apply.
Polls results not statistically significant.
- Restrictions on duration (36%, 229 Votes)
- Restrictions of quantity (34%, 219 Votes)
- Mandatory checking of prescription drug monitoring systems for all opioid prescriptions from the ED (30%, 194 Votes)
Total Voters: 367