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Name: Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA
The implementation of the time target policy (Four-Hour Rule/National Emergency Access Target [4HR/NEAT]) constituted a major change for ED, and potentially on quality of care. The present study aimed...
Head injury is a common reason for emergency department (ED) attendance. Around 1% of patients have life-threatening injuries, while 80% of patients are discharged. National guidelines (Scottish Inter...
This study sought to address the disagreement in literature regarding the "golden hour" in trauma by using the Relative Mortality Analysis to overcome previous studies' limitations in accounting for a...
The purpose of the current study was to describe the injury patterns, EMS response and interventions to mass shooting (MS) and active shooter (AS) incidents.
Background: Inequality in access to healthcare is a challenge internationally. Despite that medical emergency calls can be considered as access point to pre-hospital emergency care and ...
Patients with terminal chronic kidney disease (CRD) need renal function supplementation, namely dialysis or renal transplantation. Transplantation is the most efficient and cost-effective ...
This study will evaluate the effect of easy access to emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) on the rates of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
What to do after an elderly patient falls but is not seriously injured can be a very challenging decisions for the patient and the Emergency Physician. Unfortunately, homecare support is o...
A randomized trial of the use of ultrasound by emergency physicians in the placement of intravenous catheters in emergency patients who are found to have difficult intravenous access (defi...
The maximum exposure to a biologically active physical or chemical agent that is allowed during an 8-hour period (a workday) in a population of workers, or during a 24-hour period in the general population, which does not appear to cause appreciable harm, whether immediate or delayed for any period, in the target population. (From Lewis Dictionary of Toxicology, 1st ed)
Temporary shelter provided in response to a major disaster or emergency.
A secure online website that provides patients convenient 24-hour access to personal health information via an Internet connection.
Branch of EMERGENCY MEDICINE dealing with the emergency care of children.
Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.