Tag Archives: Europe

Helicopter emergency medical services uneven across Europe

(Reuters Health) – The availability of helicopter ambulance service varies widely across different European countries, a recent study suggests. This inconsistency could lead to greater inequity in access to healthcare, the authors write in the Emergency Medicine Journal. “These services are variable in so many ways in terms of geographic coverage and population coverage,” said… Read More »

News On Prednisone Side Effects From Europe: Does It Make Sense… Or Not?

The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has issue guidelines for the management of glucocorticoid (steroid, cortisone) therapy in arthritis. EULAR is the equivalent of the American College of Rheumatology in the United States. Approximately 20 leading experts on steroid therapy reviewed 5,089 studies to develop the final guidelines they recommended. These include the following: Adverse… Read More »