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Ketamine with and without midazolam for emergency department sedation in adults: a randomized controlled trial.
STUDY OBJECTIVE We assess whether midazolam reduces recovery agitation after ketamine administration in adult emergency department (ED) patients and also compared the incidence of adverse eventsExpand
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Intravenous paracetamol or morphine for the treatment of renal colic: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
STUDY OBJECTIVE This randomized, placebo-controlled trial evaluates the analgesic efficacy and safety of intravenous single-dose paracetamol and morphine for the treatment of renal colic. METHODSExpand
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Effect of harmless acute pancreatitis score, red cell distribution width and neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio on the mortality of patients with nontraumatic acute pancreatitis at the emergency department.
BACKGROUND Harmless acute pancreatitis score (HAPS), neutrophile/lymphocyte ratio and red blood cell distribution width (RDW) are used to determine the early prognosis of patients diagnosed withExpand
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Comparison of the Full Outline of Unresponsiveness Score Coma Scale and the Glasgow Coma Scale in an emergency setting population
Background The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is the most widely used tool for the evaluation of the level of consciousness. The Full Outline of Unresponsiveness (FOUR) Score is a new coma Scale that wasExpand
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Demographics, Clinical Presentations and Outcomes of Cancer Patients Admitting to Emergency Department.
Aim: The development of new treatment strategies for cancer patients resulted in an increase of cancer patient visits to emergency departments (EDs). The purpose of this study is to determineExpand
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Anxiety and depressive disorders in patients presenting with chest pain to the emergency department: a comparison between cardiac and non-cardiac origin.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of anxiety and depressive disorders in patients presenting with chest pain to the Emergency Department (ED) and determine if there is aExpand
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Does awareness of diagnosis make any difference to quality of life?
Abstract. The object of this study was to investigate how the information status with regard to diagnosis, in addition to social and clinical factors, influenced emotional functioning and quality ofExpand
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Determination of difficult intubation in the ED.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to determine the predictors of difficult intubation in the emergency setting. METHODS This prospective observational clinical study was conducted in the emergencyExpand
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Relationship of increased serum brain natriuretic peptide levels with hepatic failure, portal hypertension and treatment in patients with cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Brain natriuretic peptide is a cardiac neurohormone secreted from ventricles in response to end diastolic pressure and increased volume. It has diuretic, natriuretic and vasodilatorExpand
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Intravenous paracetamol versus dexketoprofen in acute migraine attack in the emergency department: a randomised clinical trial
Objective Migraine is a common form of headache that is a major burden for patients who often seek emergency care. The goal of this study was to compare the effectiveness of intravenous non-steroidalExpand
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