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- Evaluation of Trauma Patient Transport via Emergency Medical Services in Tabriz. Ala, Alireza; Vahdati, Samad Shams; Seyyedghiasi, Giti // Kowsar Medical Journal;Spring2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p262
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about emergency medical services in Tabriz, Iran when it comes to evaluating trauma patient transport.
- Antipsychotics/flunitrazepam/tiapride/valproic acid. // Reactions Weekly;6/25/2011, Issue 1357, p8
The article describes the case of an 85-year-old man with traumatic brain injury who developed drowsiness, dysphagia, speech disturbance and urinary retention with haloperidol and flunitrazepam, oversedation and pancytopenia with valproic acid, and dysphagia with quetiapine and tiapride.
- Don't overlook onset of hypothermia in trauma. // ED Nursing;Aug2010, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p115
The article offers insights from Shelley L. Sides, trauma coordinator at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine, on the importance of preventing hypothermia among trauma patients. Sides states that the goal of nurses is to minimize further heat loss and promote re-warming. Furthermore,...
- Multi-trauma Patients Management: a Cross-sectional Study. Gomotîrceanu, F.; Bățagă, T. // Acta Medica Marisiensis;Oct2011, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p467
Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the multi-trauma critical patient management in the Clinical Emergency County Hospital of TÃ®rgu MureÅŸ, Romania. Material and method: We conducted a cross-sectional study, data collection was achieved by extracting records from hospital...
- Transfer patient imaging: a survey of members of the American Society of Emergency Radiology. Robinson, Jeffrey; McNeeley, Michael // Emergency Radiology;Oct2012, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p447
When trauma patients are transferred from outside hospitals, the receiving clinicians often consult their local radiologists for definitive interpretations of outside examinations (IOE). Such requests introduce a host of logistical, medicolegal, and financial concerns related to quality control...
- Gewaltbedingte Verletzungen in einem stÃ¤dtischen Umfeld aus Sicht einer unfallchirurgischen Notfallaufnahme. Scheyerer, Max J.; Spühler, Dominik; Zimmermann, Stefan; Guenkel, Sebastian; Werner, Clement M. L.; Wanner, Guido A.; Killias, Martin; Simmen, Hans-Peter // Praxis (16618157);11/13/2013, Vol. 102 Issue 23, p1409
Violence is a growing problem worldwide. In Switzerland, interpersonal violence seems to be an increasing problem as well. The aim of the current study was to describe a comprehensive picture of violence in a swiss city with regard to medical and social aspects. A total of 1740 patients injured...
- "I Learned Nothing from Him ï¿½". Reflections on Problematic Issues with Peer Modeling in Rehabilitation. Standal, �yvind F. // Phenomenology & Practice;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p48
Peer learning involves processes whereby inexperienced persons learn from persons with more experience. Previous research has shown the benefit of peer learning to the rehabilitation process of people with spinal cord injuries and others using a wheelchair, yet discussions of problematic aspects...
- Sumatriptan: Autonomic dysreflexia: case report. // Reactions Weekly;Nov2013, Issue 1477, p35
The article presents a case study of a man with a spinal chord injury who developed autonomic dysreflexia after treatment with sumatriptan for his migraines.
- Oral Implantology for the Traumatic Brain Injured Patient: A Case Report. Flanagan, Dennis // Journal of Oral Implantology;2011, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p713
Edentulous traumatic brain injured dental patients may be treated with dental implant-supported and retained acrylic-based complete dentures. Intraoral components should be minimized to present less of a surface area for plaque accumulation and to facilitate daily cleansing. A zero degree or...