Author Archives: Intl J of Emergency Medicine

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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Patterns of acute poisoning with pesticides in the paediatric age group

Pesticides are identified as one of the dangerous poisons globally in children and are associated with increased short- and long-term morbidity.

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Telemedicine and its transformation of emergency care: a case study of one of the largest US…

Innovative methods for delivering healthcare via the use of technology are rapidly growing.

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Comparison of quality of chest compressions during training of laypersons using Push Heart and…

Mass Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training using less expensive and easily portable manikins is one way to increase the number of trained laypeople in a short time.

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Discharge or admit? Emergency department management of incidental pulmonary embolism in…

Hospitalization and early anticoagulation therapy remain standard care for patients who present to the emergency department (ED) with pulmonary embolism (PE).

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The effectiveness of hybrid treatment for sever multiple trauma: a case of multiple trauma for…

Time is a crucial factor for the successful early management of the multi-trauma patient.

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Markers of diuretic resistance in emergency department patients with acute heart failure

Loop diuretics are common therapy for emergency department (ED) patients with acute heart failure (AHF).

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