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Name: American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Acute iron toxicity is usually seen in children with accidental ingestion of iron-containing syrups. However, the literature on acute iron toxicity with suicidal intent in adults is scant. We report a...
The anesthetic management of toxic ingestion during pregnancy requires concomitant concerns for both mother and fetus. We describe the management of a parturient at 33 weeks of gestation after a suici...
To report a case of acute barium poisoning in a dog subsequent to ingestion of a common handheld pyrotechnic (sparkler).
A foreign body in the nose is a common referral dealt by the otolaryngologist on daily basis. Here we report a case of a 5-year-old girl who was referred from a primary care center with complaints of ...
Keraunoparalysis is a catastrophic but fortunately totally reversible neuroparalysis of the limbs occurring due to a lightning strike. One such case with transient right hemiparesis along with a brief...
Objective: To assess whether the feng shui of critical care bed spaces affects the inner harmony of nursing staff Design: Prospective cohort study Setting: Doncaster critical care departme...
Overall Aim Coronary artery disease significantly contributes to morbidity and mortality in the United States. Atherosclerotic disease can lead to stenosis of the coronary arteries and sub...
The goal of this clinical research study is to compare methylene blue (an oral rinse) to standard therapy to learn if one is better, the same, or worse than the other in controlling mucosi...
Investigation of the immediate effect on subjective relief of symptoms by Proponent - Nasal - Spray after a one time administration (following a single dose administration in each nostril)...
This study aimed to retrospectively examine patients evaluated by the Code Blue team on a Code Blue call in our hospital between 2016-2017. Primary outcome: an examination of the survival...
A measure of the mortality and morbidity rates among patients who receive CRITICAL CARE and INTENSIVE CARE as determined from the date of hospital discharge or release.
The process by which antigen is presented to lymphocytes in a form they can recognize. This is performed by antigen presenting cells (APCs). Some antigens require processing before they can be recognized. Antigen processing consists of ingestion and partial digestion of the antigen by the APC, followed by presentation of fragments on the cell surface. (From Rosen et al., Dictionary of Immunology, 1989)
Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
Usually a benign tumor, that commonly presents as a solitary blue nodule with spindled MELANOCYTES covered by smooth SKIN. Several variants have been identified, one variant being malignant. The blue color is caused by large, densely packed melanocytes deep in the DERMIS of the nevus. In CHILDREN, they usually occur on the BUTTOCKS and LUMBOSACRAL REGION and are referred to as cellular blue nevi. Malignant blue nevi are more commonly found on the SCALP.
A nursing specialty that deals specifically with the care of patients who are critically ill.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...