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  1. The purpose of this study was to examine the emergency physician (EP) practice of prescribing prophylactic antibiotics for patients with oral lacerations. A secondary outcome measure was the infection rate of ...

    Authors: Suzanne Lilley Katsetos, Roxanne Nagurka, Jaclyn Caffrey, Steven E. Keller and Tiffany Murano
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:24
  2. Intracranial abscesses are rare and life-threatening conditions that typically originate from direct extension from nearby structures, hematogenous dissemination or following penetrating cerebral trauma or neu...

    Authors: David Traficante, Alexander Riss and Steven Hochman
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:23
  3. Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine being increasingly used as complementary therapy in many countries. It is relatively safe and rarely associated with deep infections.

    Authors: Jing Jing Chan and Jen Jen Oh
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:22
  4. Injuries are a major public health problem worldwide. Despite increasing morbidity and mortality from injuries in Nepal, it is not recognised in the government’s policy and programmes and few population-based ...

    Authors: Santosh Bhatta, Puspa Raj Pant and Julie Mytton
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:21
  5. Sepsis has a high mortality. Early recognition and timely treatment are essential for patient survival. The aim of this study is to examine the factors that influence the knowledge and recognition of systemic ...

    Authors: L. C. van den Hengel, T. Visseren, P. E. Meima-Cramer, P. P. M. Rood and S. C. E. Schuit
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:19
  6. The objectives of the study is to review and assess the implementation of the applied modified five-level triage and acuity scale triage system in AL-Yarmook Urgent Care Center (UCC), King Abdulaziz Residentia...

    Authors: Abdullah Arafat, Ali Al-Farhan and Hiba Abu Khalil
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:17
  7. Adequate pain control through sedation and anesthesia for emergency procedures is a crucial aspect of pediatric emergency care. Resources for administering such anesthesia are extremely limited in many low-inc...

    Authors: Kevin R. Schwartz, Karla Fredricks, Zaid Al Tawil, Taylor Kandler, Stella A. Odenyo, Javan Imbamba, Brett D. Nelson and Thomas F. Burke
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:16
  8. Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) extend the reach of a tertiary care center significantly. However, its role in septic patients is unclear. Our study was performed to clarify the role of HEMS in se...

    Authors: Rahul Kashyap, Peter W. Anderson, Abhay Vakil, Christopher S. Russi and Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:15
  9. Diving is, besides professional reasons, an increasingly popular leisure activity. Whilst statistically compared to other sports safe, diving accidents can result in serious complications. In order to treat th...

    Authors: J. W. Smithuis, E. Gips, T. P. van Rees Vellinga and M. I. Gaakeer
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:14
  10. “Floating shoulder” is a rare injury complex resulting from high-energy blunt force trauma to the shoulder, resulting in scapulothoracic dissociation. It is commonly associated with catastrophic neurovascular ...

    Authors: Kenneth Heng
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:13
  11. Locked-in syndrome, although a notoriously famous clinical entity, the rarity of the condition coupled with the variability of clinical features on acute presentation represents a potential diagnostic pitfall ...

    Authors: Lasanthi Aryasinghe, Yasmin Kazim, Hamza F. Obeid and Husnain Hashim
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:12
  12. Diaphragmatic hernia is an important cause of emergency hospital admission associated with significant morbidity. It usually results from congenital defect or rupture in the diaphragm due to trauma. Prompt and...

    Authors: Pradeep Kumar Vyas, Chintamani Godbole, Susheel Kumar Bindroo, Rajiv S. Mathur, Bharathi Akula and Nilesh Doctor
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:11
  13. Progression from nonsevere sepsis—i.e., sepsis without organ failure or shock—to severe sepsis or shock among emergency department (ED) patients has been associated with significant mortality. Early recognitio...

    Authors: Andre L. Holder, Namita Gupta, Elizabeth Lulaj, Miriam Furgiuele, Idaly Hidalgo, Michael P. Jones, Tiphany Jolly, Paul Gennis and Adrienne Birnbaum
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:10
  14. Paramedic trainees in developing countries face complex and chaotic clinical environments that demand effective leadership, communication, and teamwork. Providers must rely on non-technical skills (NTS) to man...

    Authors: Aditya Mantha, Nathaniel L. Coggins, Aditya Mahadevan, Rebecca N. Strehlow, Matthew C. Strehlow and S.V. Mahadevan
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:9
  15. We designed this study to expand the usage of ultrasound to detect early occurrence of hypovolemia. We explore the potential use of inferior vena cava (IVC) and abdominal aorta (AA) diameter index (IVC:AA) mea...

    Authors: Nik Hisamuddin NA Rahman, Rashidi Ahmad, Meera Mohaideen Kareem and Mohammad Iqhbal Mohammed
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:8
  16. Inpatient hyperglycaemia and diabetes mellitus (DM) are common and are associated with an increased risk of complications and mortality. The severity of hyperglycaemia determines the rate of complications in p...

    Authors: Fernando Gomez-Peralta, Cristina Abreu, Leonor Andreu-Urioste, Ana Cristina Antolí, Carmen Rico-Fontsaré, David Martín-Fernández, Rosa Resina-Rufes, Juan Jesús Pérez-García, Ángela Negrete-Muñoz, Daniel Muñoz-Álvarez and Guillermo E. Umpierrez
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:7
  17. Trauma is a major public health concern. Worldwide, injuries resulted in 4.8 million deaths in 2013, an increase of 11 % since 1990. The majority of deaths from trauma in low-and middle-income countries occur ...

    Authors: Cátia Luciana Abdulfattáhe Taibo, Troy D. Moon, Orvalho A. Joaquim, Carlos R. Machado, Amina Merchant, Kelly McQueen, Mohsin Sidat and Elena Folgosa
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:6
  18. The specialty of emergency medicine is in its infancy state in the long history of the Indian health sciences education system. Little analytical published data is available at the moment in India regarding th...

    Authors: Sushant Chhabra, Asit Misra, Sumiyah Shah and Tamorish Kole
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:5
  19. The most common complaint of patients attending the emergency department (ED) is pain, caused by different diseases. Yet the treatment of pain at the ED is suboptimal, and oligoanalgesia remains common. The ob...

    Authors: Geesje Van Woerden, Crispijn L. Van Den Brand, Cornelis F. Den Hartog, Floris J. Idenburg, Diana C. Grootendorst and M. Christien Van Der Linden
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:4
  20. Acutely ill patients admitted to the emergency department (ED) constantly require at least one fast and reliable peripheral intravenous (PIV) access. In many conditions (morbid obesity, underweight state, chro...

    Authors: Giancarlo Scoppettuolo, Mauro Pittiruti, Sara Pitoni, Laura Dolcetti, Alessandro Emoli, Alessandro Mitidieri, Ivano Migliorini and Maria Giuseppina Annetta
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:3
  21. Multisource feedback (MSF) is an evaluation tool whereby surveys assessing physicians are administered among medical peers and colleagues. Such evaluations provide physicians with non-biased valuations of both...

    Authors: Ahmed Al Ansari, Ahmed Al Meer, Mooza Althawadi, Deyari Henari and Khalid Al Khalifa
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:2
  22. The Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale is a valid triage system. The system was translated and implemented in the Japanese emergency departments (EDs) from 2012. This system was named the Japanese Triage and Acu...

    Authors: Hiraku Funakoshi, Takashi Shiga, Yosuke Homma, Yoshiyuki Nakashima, Jin Takahashi, Hiroshi Kamura and Masatomi Ikusaka
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 9:1
  23. This study investigates clinicians’ views of clinician-patient and clinician-clinician communication, including key factors that prevent clinicians from achieving successful communication in a large, high-pres...

    Authors: Jack K.H. Pun, Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen, Kristen A. Murray and Diana Slade
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:48
  24. In 2003, we published a study on the Israeli workforce in emergency medicine (EM). We repeated the study in 2012 to assess changes in the workforce that have occurred in the interval decade.

    Authors: Michael J. Drescher, Zev Wimpfheimer, Aziz Darawsha, Ryan Sullivan, Aviva Goral and Limor Aharonson-Daniel
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:47
  25. To influence self-referral, it is crucial to know a patient’s motives to directly visit the emergency department (ED). The goal of this study is to examine motives for self-referral to the ED and compare these...

    Authors: Nicole Kraaijvanger, Douwe Rijpsma, Henk van Leeuwen and Michael Edwards
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:46
  26. Global health electives (GHEs) have become a standard offering in many residency programs. Residency electives should aid residents in achieving outcomes in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educa...

    Authors: Alison Schroth Hayward, Gabrielle A. Jacquet, Tracy Sanson, Hani Mowafi and Bhakti Hansoti
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:45
  27. This study demonstrated a method to train medical students at Hanoi Medical School in airway management from Omaha, Nebraska, using tele-mentoring techniques. Correct placement of the endotracheal tube was doc...

    Authors: Wesley G. Zeger, Chad E. Branecki, Thang T. Nguyen, Todd Hall, Ben Boedeker, David Boedeker and Michael C. Wadman
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:44
  28. A sudden onset of chest pain, which often reflects a life-threatening disease, requires prompt diagnosis in the emergency department.

    Authors: Tomoyuki Tobushi, Kazuya Hosokawa, Keita Matsumoto and Toshiaki Kadokami
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:43
  29. Russia’s national healthcare system is undergoing significant changes. Those changes which affect healthcare financing are particularly vital. As has often been the case in other nations, the emergency care fi...

    Authors: Anthony Rodigin
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:42
  30. Ventilation monitoring practice for intubated pediatric patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) during interfacility transport (IFT) has not been well documented. We describe the difference of practi...

    Authors: Gregory Hansen and Jeff K. Vallance
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:41
  31. It is very common to examine reliability of triage scales using (weighted) kappa statistics. The point is that weighted kappa has grossly underestimated disagreements by one category and put more emphasis on e...

    Authors: Amir Mirhaghi
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:40
  32. As global emergency care grows, practical and effective performance measures are needed to ensure high quality care. Our objective was to systematically catalog and classify metrics that have been used to meas...

    Authors: Emily L. Aaronson, Regan H. Marsh, Moytrayee Guha, Jeremiah D. Schuur and Shada A. Rouhani
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:39
  33. The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of the Emergency Department (ED) as a place for obesity education and to evaluate its impact on patient’s lifestyle modification.

    Authors: Jordana J. Haber, Sukshant Atti, Linda M. Gerber and Muhammad Waseem
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:38
  34.  The objective of this paper is to evaluate the response times and outcome of patients in two groups of patients attended by permanently (PS) and temporarily stationed ambulances (TS) (fluid deployment).

    Authors: Mahmoudreza Peyravi, Soheila Khodakarim, Per Örtenwall and Amir Khorram-Manesh
    Citation: International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 8:37

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