Policy & Ethics
Lower educational attainment may predict subsequent increased alcohol use, rather than vice versa, according to study of Dutch citizens between age 14 and age 26
- PLoS ONE
Waiting more than 5 hours in emergency care before admission to hospital is linked to a heightened risk of death from any cause within the next 30 days, reveals a study of more than 5 million patients in England and published online in the Emergency Medicine Journal. This can be measured and represented as a ‘number needed to harm metric’, of 1 extra death for every 82 patients delayed after 6-8 hours, conclude the researchers.
- Emergency Medicine Journal