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Role of optic nerve ultrasonography in the diagnosis of elevated intracranial pressure
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the convenience and utility of optic nerve ultrasonography (ONUS) in the evaluation of emergency patients with elevated intracranial pressure (EICP) due to traumatic orExpand
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Modified Early Warning Score and VitalPac Early Warning Score in geriatric patients admitted to emergency department
Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of the Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) and the VitalPac Early Warning Score (VIEWS) in predicting hospitalization and in-hospitalExpand
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The prognostic value of the Glasgow coma scale, serum acetylcholinesterase and leukocyte levels in acute organophosphorus poisoning
Background and Objectives: Organophosphate poisoning (OP) is a serious clinical condition that may sometimes be fatal. The aim of this study was to determine whether the Glasgow coma scale (GCS), andExpand
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The Experiences in a Toxicology Unit: A Review of 623 Cases
Background To evaluate the etiological and demographic characteristics of adult poisoning patients followed up in a toxicology unit in Konya, Turkey. Methods Patients (≥ 15 years old) followed upExpand
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Inferior vena cava diameter as a marker of early hemorrhagic shock: a comparative study.
BACKGROUND We determined the value of the inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter for predicting acute blood loss in control and blunt trauma patients and compared this with other parameters of hemorrhagicExpand
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Serum ischemia-modified albumin levels in an experimental acute mesenteric ischemia model.
OBJECTIVES This experimental study aimed to assess the changes in the levels of serum ischemia-modified albumin (IMA) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) by time in cases of acute mesenteric ischemia due toExpand
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Assessment of right ventricular functions in patients with sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock and its prognostic importance: a tissue Doppler study.
PURPOSE This study aims to investigate the potential contributions of the right ventricle (RV) performance evaluated using tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) on the assessment of the severity and prognosisExpand
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Prognostic importance of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in critically ill patients: short- and long-term outcomes.
STUDY OBJECTIVE The number of critically ill patients admitted to the emergency department increases daily. To decrease mortality, interventions and treatments should be conducted in a timely manner.Expand
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Diagnostic and prognostic value of procalcitonin and phosphorus in acute mesenteric ischemia.
BACKGROUND In this study, using an animal model of acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI), we investigated the possible use of procalcitonin and phosphorus in the early diagnosis of AMI. METHODS In thisExpand
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A new parameter for the diagnosis of hemorrhagic shock: jugular index.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to investigate whether there are any significant changes in the diameter and the area of the internal jugular vein (IJV) during the hemorrhagic shock. MATERIALSExpand
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