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- RESUSCITATION IN THE ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT. Marsden, Andrew K.; McGowan, Alastair // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/17/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6531, p1316
Focuses on the fundamental of resuscitation in the accident and emergency department. Methods of forewarning; Principles of critical care to all types of emergency; Division of duties among medical and nursing staffs.
- Pitfalls in Pediatric Trauma. Richey, Stephen L. // RT: The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners;Jun2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p14
The article discusses the pitfalls and its prevention in managing children who are seriously injured. It mentions several factors that make children vulnerable to injury including a smaller surface area, a larger head in proportion to body size and behavioral factors and lack of experience....
- Pediatric Tape: Accuracy and Medication Delivery in the National Park Service. Campagne, Danielle D.; Young, Megann; Wheeler, Jedediah; Stroh, Geoff // Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Car;Sep2015, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p665
Introduction: The objective is to evaluate the accuracy of medication dosing and the time to medication administration in the prehospital setting using a novel length-based pediatric emergency resuscitation tape. Methods: This study was a two-period, two-treatment crossover trial using simulated...
- Help in a Heartbeat. Ghio, August F. // Fire Chief;Sep2003, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p44
Reports on the growing popularity of automatic external defibrillators (AED) for emergency medical service in San Diego, California. Features of AED systems; Public-access defibrillation program checklist. INSET: Public-access defibrillation program checklist.
- Extracorporeal cardiac mechanical stimulation: precordial thump and precordial percussion. Pellis, Tommaso; Kohl, Peter // British Medical Bulletin;Mar2010, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p161
Introduction: External cardiac mechanical stimulation is one of the fastest resuscitative manoeuvres possible in the emergency setting. Precordial thump (PT), initially reported for treatment of atrio-ventricular block, has been subsequently described to cardiovert also ventricular tachycardia...
- Hydrogen Peroxide in Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Coming of Age? Lennon, Anne Marie; Kalloo, Anthony N. // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Feb2010, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p223
The article reflects on the risks brought by acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. The author indicates that the said disease is the most common medical emergency ever managed by gastroenterologists, with an incidence of 37-172 per 100,000 per year. He also cites the factors considered...
- She's bleeding again. Drife, James Owen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/14/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7364, p605
Discusses the emergency medical situations involved with obstetric hemorrhages associated with childbirth. How an obstetrician deals with emergency; Saving babies and mothers.
- British Society of Gastroenterology calls for round-the-clock bleeding care in hospitals. // Gastrointestinal Nursing;Jul2009, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p6
The article reports that the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) has recommended that hospitals in Great Britain offer a 24-hour gastroenterology service for acute gastrointestinal bleeding that includes emergency endoscopy. The recommendation is a result of an audit in Great Britain from...
- Bariatric trauma. Deakin, D. E.; Baxter, J. A. // Trauma;Jul2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p155
The traumatised bariatric patient presents unique challenges and difficulties. Approximately 25% of adults in the United Kingdom are obese and 2% are morbidly obese. With an increasing incidence of obesity, understanding the specific challenges of managing the traumatised obese patient is vital...