The American journal of emergency medicine

(ISSN: 0735-6757, 1532-8171)

Table of Contents

2012 - 30 (5)

  • Color-coding triage and allergic reactions in an Italian ED. 
  • The use of i-gel extraglottic airway in a trauma patient. 
  • Comparison of ultrasonographic methods as a marker of blood loss. 
  • What do you think about the best time for surgical intervention in patients with massive pulmonary embolism? 
  • Twitter use during emergency medicine conferences. 
  • The role of multidetector-row computed tomography in diagnosis of left atrial aneurysm. 
  • Serum sodium abnormalities during nonexertional heatstroke: incidence and prognostic values. 
  • Ischemic stroke with left hemiparesis or shock should be evaluated by computed tomography for aortic dissection. 
  • Morbidly obese patients receive delayed ED care: body mass index greater than 40 kg/m2 have longer disposition times. 
  • Comparison of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II scoring system, and Trauma and Injury Severity Score method for predicting the outcomes of intensive care unit trauma patients. 
  • Medication prescribing errors in the prehospital setting and in the ED. 
  • Standard-length catheters vs long catheters in ultrasound-guided peripheral vein cannulation. 
  • The "Code Drugs in Cardiac Arrest"--the use of cardioactive medications in cardiac arrest resuscitation. 
  • Inferior vena cava assessment in the bedside diagnosis of acute heart failure. 
  • On-site pharmacists in the ED improve medical errors. 
  • The 12-lead electrocardiogram in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage: early risk prognostication. 
  • Anaphylaxis to black widow spider antivenom. 
  • Outcome analysis of cardiac arrest due to hanging injury. 
  • Noninvasive ventilation use in French out-of-hospital settings: a preliminary national survey. 
  • Cardioprotective effect of glucose-insulin on acute propafenone toxicity in rat. 
  • Serum chitotriosidase activity in acute appendicitis: preliminary results. 
  • Relationship between the hemoglobin level at hospital arrival and post-cardiac arrest neurologic outcome. 
  • Acute heart failure registry from high-volume university hospital ED: comparing European and US data. 
  • Procedural sedation with propofol: a retrospective review of the experiences of an emergency medicine residency program 2005 to 2010. 
  • Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome presenting as papilledema. 
  • External validation of the Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score and the Rockall Score in the US setting. 
  • Single-dose ziprasidone associated with QT interval prolongation. 
  • A case of rectus sheath hematoma due to Foley catheterization after acute urinary retention. 
  • Wound irrigation before abdominal computed tomography scanning. 
  • Trends in diabetes-related visits to US EDs from 1997 to 2007. 
  • Practice variation in neuroimaging to evaluate dizziness in the ED. 
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA): the initial diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. 
  • Ultrasound-guided abdominal wall nerve blocks in the ED. 
  • Rapid induction of hypothermia with a small volume aortic flush during cardiac arrest in pigs. 
  • Depressed sympathovagal balance predicts mortality in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. 
  • Ebstein anomaly in an adult presenting with wide QRS tachycardia: diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. 
  • Diverse presentation of spontaneous rupture of urinary bladder: review of two cases and literature. 
  • Subacute anterior wall myocardial infarction complicated by intramyocardial dissection. 
  • Hospital burden of unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning in the United States, 2007. 
  • Therapeutic hypothermia: a state-of-the-art emergency medicine perspective. 
  • Sepsis-associated takotsubo cardiomyopathy can be reversed with levosimendan. 
  • Spontaneous resolution of a large traumatic pneumothorax. 
  • Stress testing in young low-risk patients with potential acute coronary syndromes. 
  • Cerebral fat embolism after severe road traffic accident. 
  • Cardiocerebral resuscitation vs cardiopulmonary resuscitation for cardiac arrest: a systematic review. 
  • Coexistence of neuroleptic malignant syndrome and a hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state. 
  • Typical migraine or ophthalmologic emergency? 
 
 
 
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