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This study describes the prevalence of eating disorders among adult patients who present to the emergency department for medical care and examines the relationship between eating disorders, depression, and substance use disorders.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: The International journal of eating disorders
Although eating disorders are on the psychiatric spectrum, they can have serious associated medical complications. Patients with eating disorders may present with complaints common to the emergency de...
There are limited data on the epidemiology of eating disorders (ED) in migrants. Recent Scandinavian research suggests that migrants are at lower risk of eating disorders, however, to our knowledge th...
Paramount to guide the diagnostic strategy, the prevalence of pulmonary embolism in patients with syncope and no other symptoms is uncertain. We aimed to assess the pulmonary embolism prevalence in pa...
To evaluate the current prevalence of self-reported interpersonal violence amongst patients consulting at the emergency department (ED) of a university hospital and to describe the characteristics of ...
This study aimed to provide updated lifetime prevalence estimates of eating disorders, specifically bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge eating disorder (BED) and investigate changes over time in lifetime p...
Background Eating disorders rank among the ten leading causes of disability among young women, and anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate of all mental disorders. Follow-up studie...
Athletes in particular elite athletes have obsessional food and body concerns, in bond with a worship of the performance more and more invading, which lead to clinical and subclinical eati...
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the feasibility of a rapid HIV testing program in the Temple University Hospital(TUH)Emergency Department. We hypothesize that a rapid HIV testing ...
Eating disorders are severe mental illnesses, mainly affecting adolescent- and young adult women. The prognoses for eating disorders are relatively poor, and a large part of patients with ...
Medication reconciliation has proven its efficiency in improving patients' care, especially for emergency patients. This study aimed to identify risk factors of unintended medication disc...
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.
Mental disorders related to feeding and eating that are usually diagnosed in infancy or early childhood.
Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.
Depression is a serious mental health condition, where sad feelings carry on for weeks or months and interfere with your life. The symptoms include feeling unhappy most of the time (but may feel a little better in the evenings), loosing interest in lif...