Widened mediastinum in a child with severe trauma
- Outsourcing health care. Solnik, Claude // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);12/2/2005, Vol. 52 Issue 50, p5A
The article reports that Long Beach Medical Center, Southampton Hospital and South Nassau Communities Hospital outsource emergency room services to independent medical companies in New York. Hospitals can easily obtain personnel credentialed in emergency medicine, rather than solely in their...
- Asthma and Hyperglycemia. Chawla, Sanjay; Seth, Divya; Cortez, Josef // Clinical Pediatrics;Jun2007, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p454
The article cites a case that involves an eight-year-old African American girl who has a history of bronchial asthma. The girl was presented to the emergency department of a tertiary care children's hospital in the U.S. She complained of wheezing, cough, difficulty in breathing and chest pain....
- College proposes better deal for acute medical patients. Eaton, Lynn // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/8/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7448, p1091
Reports on the proposals of the Royal College of Physicians in Great Britain for the medical care of patients who are acutely ill. Presence of a specialist with skills in acute medicine in units receiving medical emergencies; Comments made by the college's president, Carol Black; Changes in...
- Diagnostic thoracic ultrasound within critical care. Ntoumenopoulos, George; Hough, Judy // Journal of Physiotherapy (Elsevier);Jun2014, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p112
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- Understaffing in accident and emergency departments. Smith, Richard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/8/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6849, p329
Reports the staffing situation in accident and emergency departments of hospitals in Great Britain. Support of the National Audit Office on the recommendation to increase the number of consultants; Ways of improving services; Joint planning between the departments and local general practitioners.
- Trauma and critical care III: chest trauma. Shirley, Peter J. // Trauma;Jul2005, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p133
Patients requiring intensive care for chest trauma are often severely injured and may have suffered trauma elsewhere. The single largest cause of significant blunt chest trauma is road traffic accidents (RTAs). RTAs account for 70â€“80% of such injuries. Falls and acts of violence are other...
- Scheme trials emergency care at home to reduce hospital admissions. // Nursing Older People;Mar2015, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p6
The article reports on a six-month pilot study jointly launched by the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership National Health Service (NHS) Trust and the West Midlands Ambulance Service, which aims to develop a home-based emergency treatment to reduce hospital admissions.
- Evaluating the incidence of unrecognised oesophageal intubation by paramedics. Nichols, Martin; Acker, Joe; Bendall, Jason; Asha, Stephen // Journal of Paramedic Practice;Apr2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p212
Objective: To determine the incidence of unrecognized oesophageal intubation by paramedics in a metropolitan setting. Methods: A retrospective observational analysis was conducted. Patient health care records from the Ambulance Service of New South Wales were used to identify patients who had...
- US academy warns of risks from shopping trolleys. Kamerow, Doug // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/19/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7564, p369
The article reports on the potential hazards associated with shopping carts to children. The August, 2006 issue of "Pediatrics" reports that more than 24,000 children in the United States were treated at hospital emergency departments in 2005 as a result of injuries received while using shopping...