Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
In an alpine region, the winter season has a major impact on the daily practice of both an emergency department and a general practice. During the 2017-2018 season, we have listed the consultations caused by winter sports, whether traumatological or medical. The vast majority are ambulatory. Initial care and follow-up can usually be performed by a primary care physician. In this paper, we will outline the management of the knee and acromioclavicular sprain, two frequent lesions in the winter sports setting.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Revue medicale suisse
The possibility of doing biological tests directly on the premises of a general practice is a Swiss particularity. To ensure the quality of the service, post-graduate training has become obligatory as...
To gain insight into the differences in emergency care offered to elderly (65+ years) and younger patients (20-64 years). The emergency care pathway includes: out-of-hours general practitioner coopera...
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the rate of cholecystectomy before and after adoption of an emergency general surgery (EGS) model at our institution.
The safe treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in dental office-based settings can be quite complex without a current understanding of the etiology, course, severity,...
A statewide decennial survey was sent to practicing dentists holding sedation or general anesthesia permits to identify office sedation/general anesthesia trends and practices over the last 10 years. ...
Epidemics and infectious diseases in general, punctuate much of the activity of an emergency service. The impact of winter infections is particularly important to vulnerable populations su...
According to 2011 HAS recommendations, early detection of Alzheimer disease is the major objective in order to allow an earlier care and support. These recommendations strengthen general p...
Urinary infections are at the origin of many emergency department consultations and antibiotic prescriptions. Increase of bacteria resistance to antibiotics is promoted by an inappropriate...
It appears that the heavyness of flu pathology, the diagnosis limits and the validity of it was well studied in the last years.However, the economical impact and the organisation benefit i...
As indoor athletes, competitive gymnasts and swimmers can face the problem of a potential vitamin D deficiency. In the last decades, indoor sports participants have been faced with the pro...
An office of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE organized in June 1992 to promote research integrity and investigate misconduct in research supported by the Public Health Service. It consolidates the Office of Scientific Integrity of the National Institutes of Health and the Office of Scientific Integrity Review in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.
A way of providing emergency medical care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise in EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.
Method of charging whereby a physician or other practitioner bills for each encounter or service rendered. In addition to physicians, other health care professionals are reimbursed via this mechanism. Fee-for-service plans contrast with salary, per capita, and prepayment systems, where the payment does not change with the number of services actually used or if none are used. (From Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health services.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...