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Vertigo is a common symptom and reason for admission to the emergency department (ED).
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Name: Open access Macedonian journal of medical sciences
While deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits for head trauma are well understood, little is known about presentations in outpatient settings. Our objective was to examine the epidem...
To determine whether patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with possible benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) are managed in accordance with best practice guidelines, and whether...
Children presenting to the emergency department with acute psychosis or hallucinations sometimes undergo a head CT to evaluate for a causative lesion. The diagnostic yield of head CT in this scenario ...
The purpose of this study was to determine if implementation of a Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)-based closed head injury assessment tool could safely decrease computed tom...
Acute appendicitis is common in the adult emergency department (ED). Computed tomography (CT) scan is frequently used to diagnose this condition, but ultrasound (US)-commonly used in pediatric diagnos...
This study evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a simplified clinical algorithm (STANDING) for the differential diagnosis of acute vertigo in the emergency department. In particular, we wa...
Each year, Canadian emergency department physicians treat 600,000 patients with head injury. Many of these are adults with "minor head injury", i.e. loss of consciousness or amnesia and a ...
AVERT is a randomized controlled trial comparing video-oculography (VOG)-guided care to standard care to assess accuracy of diagnoses and initial management decisions for emergency departm...
The study evaluates a theory-based educational intervention and implementation strategy on the use of the Dix-Hallpike test (DHT) and Canalith Repositioning Maneuver (CRM) in a community E...
This study will randomly assign emergency department patients seeking treatment for a headache to one of three groups. The first group will receive standard emergency care as determined b...
The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.
The practice of redirecting ambulances and patients seeking urgent care from one emergency department to others for various reasons such as overcrowding and shortage of skilled staff.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.
Hospital department responsible for administering educational and training activities pertaining to health for patients and staff.