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Research on serious infections/sepsis has focused on the hospital environment, while potentially the most delay, and therefore possibly the best opportunity to improve quality of care, lies in the prehospital setting. In this study we investigated the prehospital phase of adult emergency department (ED) patients with an infection.
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Name: PloS one
This article provides research of cardiac biomarkers being drawn in the prehospital setting compared with the emergency department (ED) on intervals critical to the diagnosis of acute myocardial infar...
To separately compare effectiveness of intravenous (IV) droperidol 1.25 mg and ondansetron 8 mg IV with 0.9% saline placebo for adult emergency department (ED) patients with nausea. A novel primary ou...
There is an increasing rate of presentations by transient and adult patients (TAPs) to pediatric emergency departments (PED-EDs). TAPs with neurologic diseases (N-TAPs) comprise most of these patients...
As aging progresses, clinical characteristics of elderly patients in the emergency department (ED) vary by age. We aimed to study differences among elderly patients in the ED by age group.
To inform the future development of a pediatric prehospital sepsis tool, we sought to 1) describe the characteristics, emergent care, and outcomes for children with septic shock who are transported by...
A seven-item simplified score (the MACOCHA score) has been validated to predict difficult tracheal intubation in intensive care unit patients. In the prehospital or in the emergency depart...
Acute self poisoning is a leading cause of suicide attempts and leads to frequent emergency department visits. However, the exact epidemiology of acute self poisoning is not known. The des...
Decision aids such as the HEART Pathway, Emergency Department Assessment of Chest Pain Score (EDACS), Revised Geneva Score and PERC Score have similar ability to accurately risk stratify E...
The purpose of this research is to measure the endotracheal tube cuff pressure in patients who have been endotracheally intubated emergently in the emergency department or in the field by ...
The purpose of the study is to find out the incidence of trauma induced coagulopathy in patients with severe trauma who received fibrinogen prior admission to emergency department during p...
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.
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Sepsis, septicaemia and blood poisoning
Septicaemia (another name for blood poisoning) refers to a bacterial infection of the blood, whereas sepsis can also be caused by viral or fungal infections. Sepsis is not just limited to the blood and can affect the whole body, including the organ...