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  1. The clinical findings of Takatsubo Cardiomyopathy and acute myocardial infarction can be very similar. While Takatsubo cardiomyopathy rarely leads to severe complications, acute myocardial infarction can be li...

    Authors: Asma Saba Syed and Umair Khalid
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:17
  2. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of additional (two versus one session) basic life support (BLS) training of university students on knowledge and attitude concerning the performance of cardi...

    Authors: Damjan Lešnik, Bojan Lešnik, Jerneja Golub, Miljenko Križmarić, Štefan Mally and Štefek Grmec
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:16
  3. Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (ACPO), also known as Ogilvie syndrome, is a massive dilation of the colon in the absence of mechanical obstruction. Treatment measures may include anticholinergic agents such ...

    Authors: Derek R Cooney and Norma L Cooney
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:15
  4. Non-traumatic hemoperitoneum may be catastrophic if it is not promptly diagnosed and treated. It is critical to identify this clinical picture and treat any active bleeding. We report the first case in the lit...

    Authors: Picozzi Stefano Carlo Maria, Massimo Mauri and Luca Carmignani
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:13
  5. To quantify injuries in children that result from toppled televisions.

    Authors: Servan Gokhan, Ozkan Kose, Ayhan Ozhasenekler, Murat Orak, Mehmet Ustundag and Cahfer Guloglu
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:11

    The original article was published in International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:s12245-010-0226-4

  6. Mahaim fiber tachycardia is an uncommon cause of palpitations among the pediatric population. This case report describes an adolescent female who presented with recurrent episodes of tachycardia with chest pai...

    Authors: Marvin B Mata, Brian T Kloss, Jennifer A Campoli and Karen Teelin
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:9
  7. Intussusception is an uncommon cause of abdominal pain in adults and poses diagnostic challenges for emergency physicians, due to its varied presenting symptoms and time course. Diagnosis is thus often delayed...

    Authors: Sanooj Soni, Philip Moss and Thiagarajan Jaiganesh
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:8
  8. Ranunculus arvensis (corn buttercup) is a plant species of the genus Ranunculus that is frequently used in the Far East to treat rheumatic diseases and several dermatological disorders. In Turkey, the plant is s...

    Authors: Sami Akbulut, Heybet Semur, Ozkan Kose, Ayhan Ozhasenekler, Mustafa Celiktas, Murat Basbug and Yusuf Yagmur
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:7
  9. From 1980 to 2003 Liberia entered into a period of conflict and civil wars. During this time Liberia's health and educational services were severely disrupted. Equipment and supplies were stolen from the Medic...

    Authors: Kathryn R Challoner and Nicolas Forget
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:6
  10. Hypoglycemia is a rare but important complication seen in patients who present with alcohol intoxication. In a study by Marks and Teale, less than one percent of people with alcohol intoxication who presented ...

    Authors: Heather Hammerstedt, Stacey L Chamberlain, Sara W Nelson and Mark C Bisanzo
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:5
  11. Fractures of the scaphoid bone mainly occur in young adults and constitute 2-7% of all fractures. The specific blood supply in combination with the demanding functional requirements can easily lead to disturbe...

    Authors: Steven J Rhemrev, Daan Ootes, Frank JP Beeres, Sven AG Meylaerts and Inger B Schipper
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:4
  12. Hemotympanum is a rare condition and usually depends on a secondary reason. Therefore, idiopathic hemotympanum is rarely seen in the literature. In this paper, we report a case of this problem.

    Authors: Vural Fidan, Kemal Ozcan and Filiz Karaca
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:3
  13. Patient satisfaction is an important indicator of the quality of care and service delivery in the emergency department (ED). The objective of this study was to evaluate patient satisfaction with the Emergency ...

    Authors: Hassan Soleimanpour, Changiz Gholipouri, Shaker Salarilak, Payam Raoufi, Reza Gholi Vahidi, Amirhossein Jafari Rouhi, Rouzbeh Rajaei Ghafouri and Maryam Soleimanpour
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:2
  14. Air ambulance services in the Arctic have to deal with remote locations, long distances, rough weather conditions and seasonable darkness. Despite these challenges, the people living in the area expect a high ...

    Authors: Jan Norum and Trond M Elsbak
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 4:1
  15. Emergency medicine is a rapidly developing field in South Africa (SA) and other developing nations. There is a need to develop performance indicators that are relevant and easy to measure. This will allow iden...

    Authors: David Maritz, Peter Hodkinson and Lee Wallis
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:240
  16. Traumatic asphyxia is probably much more common than the surgical literature shows and should always be kept in mind as a possible complication of injuries of the chest and abdomen.

    Authors: Yekta Altemur Karamustafaoglu, Ilkay Yavasman, Sevinc Tiryaki and Yener Yoruk
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:204
  17. Chest pain is a common presenting symptom of cocaine users to the emergency department that requires a thorough work up. Pneumomediastinum is an uncommon complication of cocaine abuse that occurs more commonly...

    Authors: Brian T. Kloss, Claire E. Broton and Elliot Rodriguez
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:205
  18. Authors: Kai-Yuan Wang, Wei-Jing Lee and Hung-Jung Lin
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:165

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