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Emergency Medicine

  1. Content type: Research article

    Studying the effect on functioning of the emergency department of disasters with a potential impact on staff members themselves usually involves table top and simulated patient exercises. Computerized virtual ...

    Authors: Steven L. Dubovsky, Daniel Antonius, David G. Ellis, Werner Ceusters, Robert C. Sugarman, Renee Roberts, Sevie Kandifer, James Phillips, Elsa C. Daurignac, Kenneth E. Leonard, Lisa D. Butler, Jessica P. Castner and G. Richard Braen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2017 10:15

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Although airway management with neuromuscular blockade (NMB) alone is discouraged in the emergency department (ED), our previous study demonstrated that many patients were intubated using NMBs alone without se...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Sato, Yusuke Hagiwara, Hiroko Watase and Kohei Hasegawa

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2017 10:6

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  3. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, measurement of cerebral regional oxygen saturation (rSO2) has attracted attention during resuscitation. However, serial changes of cerebral rSO2 in pre-hospital settings are unclear. The objectiv...

    Authors: Tomoya Hirose, Tadahiko Shiozaki, Junji Nomura, Yasuto Hamada, Keiichi Sato, Kazuya Katsura, Naoki Ehara, Akinori Wakai, Kentaro Shimizu, Mitsuo Ohnishi, Sumito Hayashida, Daikai Sadamitsu and Takeshi Shimazu

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:428

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    Foreign body ingestion is seen quite frequently in clinical practice, intestinal perforation due to this is rare. The foreign body often mimics another cause of acute abdomen and requires an emergency surgical...

    Authors: Ajay Kumar Yadav, Gyanendra Malla, Kunal Bikram Deo, Saroj Giri, Bishnu Murti Bhattarai and Shailesh Adhikary

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:321

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The Public Health Centers (HCs) provide basic obstetric and neonatal care to about 80 % of the eligible population in Addis Ababa. Hospitals provide comprehensive services and are referral centers for complica...

    Authors: Alemnesh H. Mirkuzie, Mitike Molla Sisay and Mulu Muleta Bedane

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:40

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Patients with blunt trauma to the liver have elevated levels of liver enzymes within a short time post injury, potentially useful in screening patients for computed tomography (CT). This study was performed to...

    Authors: Tomohide Koyama, Hirohisa Hamada, Masamichi Nishida, Paal A. Naess, Christine Gaarder and Tetsuya Sakamoto

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:41

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  7. Content type: Research article

    In trauma research, “massive transfusion” (MT), historically defined as receiving ≥10 units of red blood cells (RBCs) within 24 h of admission, has been routinely used as a “gold standard” for quantifying blee...

    Authors: Mohammad H. Rahbar, Jing Ning, Sangbum Choi, Jin Piao, Chuan Hong, Hanwen Huang, Deborah J. del Junco, Erin E. Fox, Elaheh Rahbar and John B. Holcomb

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:602

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Evidence is lacking for what defines post-intubation hypotension in the intensive care unit (ICU). If a valid definition could be used, the potential exists to evaluate possible risk factors and thereby improv...

    Authors: Nathan J. Smischney, Onur Demirci, Bryce D. Ricter, Christina C. Hoeft, Lisa M. Johnson, Shejan Ansar and Rahul Kashyap

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:445

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Emergency department staff play a crucial role in the triage of stroke patients and therefore the capacity to deliver time-dependent treatments such as tissue Plasminogen Activator. This study aimed to identif...

    Authors: Alice M Grady, Jamie Bryant, Mariko L Carey, Christine L Paul, Rob W Sanson-Fisher and Christopher R Levi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:267

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to assess and describe the patient inflow during a 1-month period in a Danish emergency department and to evaluate if the intended times to treatment (TTT) related to category of ...

    Authors: Rasmus F Nielsen, Noel Pérez, Poul Petersen and Karin Biering

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:690

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