Author Archives: Intl J of Emergency Medicine

Accuracy of emergency department triage using the Emergency Severity Index and independent…

Emergency department (ED) triage is performed to prioritize care for patients with critical and time-sensitive illness.

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Older adults and technology: in telehealth, they may not be who you think they are

When we established an emergency department-based telemedicine program, we assumed that many older patients would be skeptical of the new technology and choose not to participate.

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A comparative, epidemiological study of acute renal colic presentations to emergency…

This study aimed to compare the epidemiology, clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of renal colic presentations in two major academic centers from geographically diverse populations: Qatar (a count…

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Procedural sedation and analgesia practices by emergency physicians in the Netherlands: a…

Several efforts have been made to assure and to improve the quality of procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) performed by emergency physicians (EPs) in The Netherlands.

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Comments on: blood product transfusion in emergency department patients: a case control study…

Clinical decision makings according studies result require the valid and correct data collection, andanalysis.

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Variation in outpatient emergency department utilization in Texas Medicaid: a state-level…

Very frequent outpatient emergency department (ED) use—so called “superutilization”—at the state level is not well-studied.

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Isolated LOC in head trauma associated with significant injury on brain CT scan

A report of loss of consciousness (LOC) is frequently considered reason enough to obtain a computed tomography (CT) scan in the evaluation of head trauma.

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The accuracy of emergency weight estimation systems in children—a systematic review and…

The safe and effective administration of fluids and medications during the management of medical emergencies in children depends on an appropriately determined dose, based on body weight.

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Human and equipment resources for difficult airway management, airway education programs, and…

Although human and equipment resources, proper training, and the verification of endotracheal intubation are vital elements of difficult airway management (DAM), their availability in Japanese emergency depart…

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Oesophageal coins invisible on chest radiography: a case report

Coins are made of metal, which is generally radiopaque, and so physicians often have the misconception that all coins are detectable by radiography.

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Onychomadesis in a 9-month-old boy with hand-foot-mouth disease

Nail abnormalities in childhood are generally uncommon.

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Attitude of patients, healthcare professionals, and noninjured lay persons towards online video…

The objective of this study was to determine the attitude of patients, healthcare professionals, and noninjured lay persons towards adding a video with discharge instructions to patient care for patients with …

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Team communication patterns in emergency resuscitation: a mixed methods qualitative analysis

In order to enhance patient safety during resuscitation of critically ill patients, we need to optimize team communication and enhance team situational awareness but little is known about resuscitation team co…

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Risk factors for recurrent emergency department visits for hyperglycemia in patients with…

Patients with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus may present repeatedly to the emergency department (ED) for management and treatment of hyperglycemic episodes, including diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmola…

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