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  1. Capnometry measures carbon dioxide in expired air and provides the clinician with a noninvasive measure of the systemic metabolism, circulation and ventilation. This study was carried out on patients with acut...

    Authors: Nik Hisamuddin Nik Ab Rahman and Amiruddin Fairuz Mamat
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:233
  2. Although unintentional injuries are major causes of morbidity and mortality in less developed countries, they have received scant attention, and injury prevention policies and programs have just begun to be ad...

    Authors: Rifat Rehmani and John C. LeBlanc
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:238
  3. There is an extensive critical care literature for central venous catheter and arterial line infection, duration of catheterization, and compliance with infection control procedures. The emergency medicine lit...

    Authors: Christopher H. LeMaster, Ashish T. Agrawal, Peter Hou and Jeremiah D. Schuur
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:225
  4. Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm following cardiac catheterization is a serious groin complication requiring careful assessment and prompt intervention.

    Authors: Servan Gokhan, Ozkan Kose, Ayhan Ozhasenekler, Murat Orak, Mehmet Ustundag and Cahfer Guloglu
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:226
  5. Hypocalcemia with stridor is a well-known condition in the pediatric age group but has rarely been reported in the elderly. We report an elderly patient who presented with dyspnea and laryngeal stridor attack ...

    Authors: Fatih Büyükcam, Feruza Turan Sönmez and Hayriye Şahinli
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:228
  6. Airway management is an important part of the management of the critically ill and injured patients in the Emergency Department (ED). Numerous studies from developed countries have demonstrated the competency ...

    Authors: Shahridan Mohd. Fathil, Siti Nidzwani Mohd. Mahdi, Zuraidah Che’Man, Azhana Hassan, Zulkernain Ahmad and Ahmad Khaldun Ismail
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:201
  7. Approximately 10% of patients with AIDS present with some neurological deficit as their initial complaint, and up to 80% will have CNS involvement during the course of their disease. Toxoplasmosis is the most ...

    Authors: Carlos Garcia-Gubern, Carmen R. Fuentes, Lissandra Colon-Rolon and Daniel Masvidal
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:207
  8. As millions of emergency department (ED) visits each year include wound care, emergency care providers must remain experts in acute wound management. The variety of acute wounds presenting to the ED challenge ...

    Authors: Bret A. Nicks, Elizabeth A. Ayello, Kevin Woo, Diane Nitzki-George and R. Gary Sibbald
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:217
  9. The Australian Medical Association is strongly opposed to the nurse practitioner (NP) role with concerns that NPs may become doctor substitutes without the requisite training and education that the medical rol...

    Authors: Tracey J. Weiland, Claire Mackinlay and George A. Jelinek
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:214
  10. Patients who are admitted with a suspicion of a severe infection usually enter the hospital through the emergency department (ED). The recognition of prognostic factors in an early stage affects further treatm...

    Authors: Charlotte F. J. van Tuijn, Maria Prins, Jan S. Luitse and Suzanne E. Geerlings
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:220
  11. We sought to measure the self-reported implementation of the crowding solutions outlined in the 2008 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Boarding Task Force report “Emergency Department Crowding: H...

    Authors: Daniel A. Handel, Adit A. Ginde, Ali S. Raja, John Rogers, Ashley F. Sullivan, Janice A. Espinola and Carlos A. Camargo Jr.
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:216
  12. We report a case of myopericarditis in a 30-year-old male complaining of shortness of breath. In an emergency department (ED) setting, the symptoms of myopericarditis may overlap with many disease entities and...

    Authors: Kevin M. Takakuwa, Bon S. Ku and Ethan J. Halpern
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:210
  13. Because of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the Residency Review Committee (RRC) approval timelines, new residency programs cannot use Electronic Residency Application Servi...

    Authors: Steven F. Groke, Troy E. Madsen, Laura Strate, Stuart Knapp, Matt Dawson, Susan Stroud, Stephen Hartsell and Virgil Davis
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:209
  14. Traumatic pneumothoraces are common. Many are managed with tube thoracostomy. However, there is a high complication rate from chest tube placement, particularly in patients with HIV, TB, or both.

    Authors: Zachary D. Tebb, Brad Talley, Marlow Macht and David Richards
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:190
  15. The Republic of India, the world’s most populous democracy, has struggled with establishing Emergency Medical Care. However, with the recent recognition of Emergency Medicine as a formal specialty in medical t...

    Authors: Imron Subhan and Anunaya Jain
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:223
  16. A 68-year-old man was referred to the emergency department 6 h after onset of sudden acute dyspnoea. Immediate ECG showed sinus tachycardia with the typical S1-Q3-T3 pattern and incomplete right bundle branch ...

    Authors: Sergio Fasullo, Sebastiano Scalzo, Giorgio Maringhini, Filippo Ganci, Alfonso Giubilato, Sergio Cannizzaro, Roberto Baglini, Debora Cangemi, Gabriella Terrazzino, Salvatore Paterna and Pietro Di Pasquale
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:193
  17. Pelvic bleeding from trauma and postpartum hemorrhage is often difficult to treat successfully by emergency providers particularly in low resource environments, when hospital presentation is delayed or there i...

    Authors: Mark Hauswald, Michael R. Williamson, Gillian M. Baty, Nancy L. Kerr and Victoria L. Edgar-Mied
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:191
  18. Despite the growing burden of injuries in LMICs, there are still limited primary epidemiologic data to guide health policy and health system development. Understanding the epidemiology of injury in developing ...

    Authors: Renee Y. Hsia, Doruk Ozgediz, Milton Mutto, Sudha Jayaraman, Patrick Kyamanywa and Olive C. Kobusingye
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:200
  19. Life-threatening acute lung injury due to combat and/or terror attacks is associated with high mortality. The successful management includes the use of “rescue” extracorporeal lung assist and early transport b...

    Authors: Thomas Bein, Eric Osborn, Hans Stefan Hofmann, Markus Zimmermann, Alois Philipp, Hans J. Schlitt and Bernhard M. Graf
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:192
  20. ‘Preloading’ is a phenomenon where people drink alcohol at a private residence before going out. We aimed to identify whether preloading is a risk factor for alcohol-related emergency department attendance. We...

    Authors: Adrian Boyle, Naomi Wee, Richard Harris, Alison Tompkins, Michael Soper and Chris Porter
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:184
  21. Emergency Medicine (EM) in South Africa is in its earliest stages of development. There is a paucity of data about emergency department (ED) patient demographics, epidemiology, consultation and admission crite...

    Authors: Rens Hanewinckel, Henri P. Jongman, Lee A. Wallis and Terrence M. Mulligan
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:185
  22. A rare event of a fall causing delayed intrathyroidal hematoma and respiratory distress is reported here. A 75-year-old woman with symptoms of vertigo causing syncope and fall 24 h earlier was seen and dischar...

    Authors: Lucas B. Chartier and Joel P. Turner
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:196
  23. Authors: Kael Duprey, Jonathan Rose and Christian Fromm
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:172
  24. To influence physician practice behavior after implementation of a computerized clinical decision support system (CDSS) based upon the recommendations from the 2007 ACEP Clinical Policy on Syncope.

    Authors: Edward R. Melnick, Nicholas G. Genes, Neal K. Chawla, Meredith Akerman, Kevin M. Baumlin and Andy Jagoda
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:168
  25. With upwards of 48% of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons having a probable psychiatric disorder, the possibility of cross-class drug interactions causing adverse effects or fatalities exists.

    Authors: Matthew J. Geraci, Stacey L. McCoy, Paul M. Crum and Rajnikant A. Patel
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:175
  26. Neurological emergencies are common and frequently devastating. Every year, millions of Americans suffer an acute stroke, severe traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, status epilepticus, or spinal c...

    Authors: Jason T. McMullan, William A. Knight, Joseph F. Clark, Fred R. Beyette and Arthur Pancioli
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:177
  27. The ABCD2 score is increasingly being used to triage patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA). Whether the score can predict the need for in-hospital intervention (IHI), other than initiation of antiplatelet...

    Authors: Min Lou, Adnan Safdar, Jonathan A. Edlow, Louis Caplan, Sandeep Kumar, Gottfried Schlaug, D. Eric Searls, Richard P. Goddeau and Magdy Selim
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:176
  28. Alcohol plays a significant role in accidents, injuries, and their outcomes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 76.3 million people with alcohol use disorders worldwide; in 2000, 1.8 m...

    Authors: Piotr Wozniak, Rebecca Cunningham, Sonia Kamat, Kristen L. Barry, Frederic C. Blow and Andrzej S. Zawadzki
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:169
  29. Information technology may improve patient safety, and is a focus of health care reform. A minority of emergency departments (EDs) in Massachusetts, and in academic EDs throughout the US, have electronic healt...

    Authors: Daniel J. Pallin, Ashley F. Sullivan, Rainu Kaushal and Carlos A. Camargo Jr.
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:170
  30. This study examined the safety and effectiveness of the procedural sedation analgesia (PSA) technique carried out in the emergency department (ED) of a university hospital over a period of 1 year. The research...

    Authors: Nik Hisamuddin Nik Ab Rahman and Ahmad Hashim
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:162
  31. The cervicothoracic junction (CTJ) is often inadequately visualized on lateral cervical X-rays due to anatomic variations and technical factors.

    Authors: Aydin Toksoy, Firat Bektas, Cenker Eken, Kaan Ceken and Yildiray Cete
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:159
  32. Colloid cysts are usually benign brain tumors, which rarely cause acute neurological deterioration with sudden death due to an acute increase of intracranial pressure. So far, the final pathophysiology and cli...

    Authors: Christian Hohenstein and Steffen Herdtle
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:153
  33. The aim of this study was to evaluate if loss of consciousness at the scene of an accident in patients with thoracic trauma classified by the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) as thorax >2 has a different outcome...

    Authors: André Luciano Baitello, Francisco de Assis Cury, Paulo César Espada, Rogério Yukio Morioka and José Maria Pereira de Godoy
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:154
  34. We describe the case of a 75-year-old man admitted to hospital for chest pain and syncope. Physical examination was normal with evidence of a very small wound on the left chest. Considering the presence of mul...

    Authors: Chiara Comoglio, Fabrizio Sansone, Massimo Boffini, Marco Ribezzo and Mauro Rinaldi
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:152
  35. Spontaneous hemoperitoneum is rare. The most common etiologies are gynecologic, splenic, and hepatic. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are commonly associated with intraluminal bleeding, but rarely with...

    Authors: Benjamin B. Freeman, Jonathan F. Critchlow, Steven Cohen and Jonathan A. Edlow
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 3:141

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