Shock Index (SI) >1.3 was predictive of both hospital admission and inpatient mortality. This could act as an early warning to flag patients likely to need increased resources in the ED and a bed in the hospital.
We are already undergoing a Cognitive Revolution. As I thought more about this, I started to wonder how much AI will change our practice in the near future and ran across this excellent article in the New Yorker, A.I. vs M.D., that got me thinking.
A higher number of alcohol-related tweets correlates with an increased in ED visits for alcohol-related problems.
Inappropriate use of social media was shockingly common among healthcare professionals, with potentially devastating privacy, individual, and institutional consequences.